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Tag Archives: CD
In Treating Crohn’s Disease, Earlier is Better
Patients receiving medical therapies when they have more complicated stages of Crohn’s disease (CD) are more likely to require surgery, researchers report in the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The disease is most-effectively treated by drugs at its … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged anti-TNF, CD, drug, early, IBD, Inflammation, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, late-stage, progression, stricture, sugery, thiopurine, TNF inhibitors, treatment 1 Comment
Can a microRNA Control Inflammation in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis?
Loss of a non-coding RNA that regulates inflammation could contribute to development of ulcerative colitis (UC) in children, according to the October issue of Gastroenterology. UC and Crohn’s disease are chronic inﬂammatory bowel diseases that affect adults and children. These … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged causes, CD, Colon, gene regulation, IBD, Inflammation, mechanisms, microRNA, miRNA, mRNA, pathogenesis, post-transcriptional modification, RNA processing, translation, treatment, UC Leave a comment
Is Gluten the Culprit in Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity?
Rapidly fermented poorly absorbed short-chain carbohydrates, rather than gluten or other wheat proteins, might cause gastrointestinal symptoms in people who do not have celiac disease but feel better on gluten-free diets, according to the August issue of Gastroenterology. Individuals with non-celiac … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract Tagged abdominal pain, bloating, bread, CD, Celiac Disease, diet, gluten allergy, intestinal, restriction, sensitivity, therapy, treatment, wheat 8 Comments
Are All Patients With IBD at Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer?
Although inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) increases risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), the risk is only substantial among patients with long-term, extensive colitis. Furthermore, CRC risk is reduced by thiopurine therapy, according to the July issue of Gastroenterology. Laurent Beaugerie et … Continue reading
Posted in Cancer, GI Tract Tagged CD, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, CRC, Crohn's Disease, Epidemiology, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, risk factor, UC, Ulcerative Colitis Leave a comment