Crohn's disease

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Synonyms for Crohn's disease

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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The Crohn's Disease Partnering 2010-2015 provides understanding and access to the Crohn's disease partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies.
The study was supported in part by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, the Lizanell and Colbert Coldwell Foundation, the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute, and the Crohn's Disease Initiative.
com)-- CardioFlex Therapy wants to bring attention to a disease most people do not know about, Crohn's disease.
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About 150,000 people in the UK alone suffer from Crohn's disease, with more than 8000 new cases diagnosed each year.
In October, Biogen and Elan announced that their safety evaluation of Tysabri in people with Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis is now complete.
They found that Crohn's patients generated much lower quantities of white blood cells - part of the immune system - than healthy individuals.
Acute bleeding in the Crohn's disease] Rozhl Chir 2005;84:124-127.
We are extremely pleased by the rheumatoid arthritis results and will work closely with the FDA to clarify any questions that they have, or may have, regarding CIMZIATM for the treatment of Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
A group of 64 other Crohn's patients received the conventional treatment--steroids first, followed later by the other two drugs only if needed.
Crohn's disease is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that affects both men and women.
Dr Thompson said through the research, which has already identified specific genes which affect Crohn's, he hopes to be able to make drugs more targeted for treating patients.
Chief executive Richard Driscoll says: "The major issue is that despite colitis and Crohn's affecting one in 250 of the population, making them relatively common conditions, many young people with the symptoms of urgent diarrhoea, pain and severe fatigue have their lives made even tougher because two-thirds of the public have no understanding of their symptoms.
TWO surveys commissioned by the National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease (NACC) reveal the public is largely unaware of the lifelong and painful bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's.