Crohn's disease


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a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss

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People who smoke are twice as likely to get Crohn's disease than non-smokers.
Hospitalization rates for any-listed diagnosis of Crohn's disease were two times higher than those for a first-listed diagnosis from 2003 to 2007 and three times higher from 2008 to 2013 (Figure 1).
The first Crohn's disease Phase 2 study will be a multi-centre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of the investigational selective JAK1 inhibitor filgotinib in adult patients with small bowel Crohn's disease.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
The positive CHMP opinion represents a significant milestone for the pediatric gastroenterology community as we move closer to European approval of HUMIRA in pediatric patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease, a chronic condition with no known cure that affects a growing number of children worldwide," said Michael Severino, M.
Elaine Gottschall, in her 1994 book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle, hypothesized that the consumption of disaccharide-containing foods not only exacerbates symptoms in many patients with Crohn's disease but also plays an important role in the pathogenesis of the disease.
Researchers took biopsies from 447 individuals with new-onset Crohn's disease and 221 nonaffected individuals at multiple locations along the gastrointestinal tract and then looked for differences between the two groups.
The study compared intestinal tissue samples of 14 patients with Crohn's disease obtained during surgery with that of six patients undergoing intestinal surgery for reasons that did not include inflammatory bowel disease.
We performed a prospective trial to determine whether cannabis can induce remission in patients with Crohn's disease.
The innovative Phase II program in Crohn's disease is designed to move rapidly into Phase LH when successful," said Onno van de Stolpe, chief executive officer of Galapagos.
Crohn's disease presenting as a breast abscess: a case report.
One child was not classifiable according to the Vienna classification because despite typical disease symptoms, laboratory findings and subsequent course, there were no characteristic findings of Crohn's disease at endoscopy or on barium studies at presentation.
Common symptoms of Crohn's disease include: diarrhoea, abdominal pain and fatigue.
The week-long event, which is held in conjunction with World IBD day, will feature renowned doctors from different hospitals, and aims to discuss in depth Crohn's disease as well as highlight best practice methods to cope with the disease.
Medical foods already available to Crohn's disease patients are mainly elemental foods designed to provide the patient with essential nutrients, feeding the patient rather than treating the disease.