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Crohn's Disease News (6 articles)

Regular Use of Aspirin Increases Risk of Crohn's Disease By Five Times

People who take aspirin regularly for a year or more may be at an increased risk of developing Crohn's disease, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia.Led by Dr Andrew Hart of UEA’s School of Medicine, the research will be presented for the first time at the Digestive...

Published on 4 May 2010, 06:11

Mayo Clinic: Two Drug Combo Twice as Effective for Crohn's Disease Remission

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study led by Mayo Clinic suggests remission from Crohn's disease may be more likely if patients get biologic therapy combined with immune-suppressing drugs first instead of immune-suppressing drugs alone. The study, published in the April 15, 2010 issue of the New...

Published on 14 April 2010, 17:03

Vitamin D Supplements Could Fight Crohn's Disease

A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease. John White, an endocrinologist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, led a team of scientists from McGill University and the...

Published on 27 January 2010, 10:00

Powerful genetic studies reveal secrets of adult and childhood inflammatory bowel disease

Two of the largest ever studies of the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease - one looking at ulcerative colitis, the other at childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease - have identified key genetic regions which increase susceptibility to these conditions. The ulcerative colitis study shows...

Published on 16 November 2009, 06:32

Curcumin May be Viable Supplement to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

UA Steele Children’s Research Center Investigators: Curcumin may be viable supplement to treat inflammatory bowel disease.Turmeric – the key ingredient in curry – has been used in India for thousands of years to help treat colds, inflammation, arthritis and even cancer.Now,...

Published on 27 July 2009, 17:44

McGill researchers discover gene that increases susceptibility to Crohn's disease

"Broken" bacterial sensor doesn’t detect harmful bacteria in the digestive systemResearchers at McGill University, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) and the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, along with...

Published on 9 January 2009, 15:06