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What are the Effects of IBD Therapy During Pregnancy?

In pregnant women treated for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ¬†infliximab and adalimumab, but not certolizumab,¬†cross the placenta and are detected in infants up to 6 months after birth, according to the March issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH). However, … Continue reading

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Causes and Treatment of Very-Early Onset IBD

Many infants with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have genetic defects that disrupt IL-10 signaling, according to the August issue of Gastroenterology. However, these children can be successfully treated by allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, researchers report. IBD develops mostly in … Continue reading

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