Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)


  • Potential New Drug for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Vedolizumab, a new intravenous antibody medication, has shown positive results for treating both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine. ...More
    August 22, 2013 Posted in News
  • Heat Waves Increase Gastroenteritis and IBD Flares
    BETHESDA, Md.—Swiss researchers report an increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) relapse in patients during heat wave periods. The study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology also found an increase of infectious gastroenteritis during heat waves, ...More
    August 15, 2013 Posted in News
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Risk of Melanoma
    ROCHESTER, Minn.—Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, researchers from Mayo Clinic reported this week. ...More
    May 24, 2013 Posted in News
  • Does Meditation Relieve Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
    MADISON, Wisc.—People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, according to a study by University ...More
    January 22, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • IBD Center Names Gastroenterologist as New Director
    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Sandra Kim, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist, has been named medical director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. ...More
    January 10, 2013 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • 2012 Advances in IBD: Perspectives on Imaging
    HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Clinical and basic science research were presented at this year’s Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Advances in IBD meeting—important advancements that may affect the lives of our patients with IBD. Of note, there was discussion amongst ...More
    January 2, 2013 Posted in Articles
  • Studies Explore Racial Disparities in IBD and Therapy
    LAS VEGAS—Three separate studies presented recently at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas help to advance understanding of the differences between African American and Caucasian patients with Inflammatory Bowel ...More
    November 16, 2012 Posted in News
  • Do Symptoms for IBS and IBD Overlap?
    LAS VEGAS—Research unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology’s (ACG) 77th Annual Scientific meeting in Las Vegas suggests a possible overlap of symptoms of two prevalent GI disorders: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and ...More
    November 16, 2012 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • Studies Suggest Overlap of IBS Symptoms and IBD
    LAS VEGAS—Recent research suggests a possible overlap of symptoms of two prevalent GI disorders: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and further suggests a possible link between subtle GI tract inflammation and IBS symptoms. ...More
    November 9, 2012 Posted in News, Disorders
  • New Cell Therapy May Treat IBD
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—New research shows that a special population of stem cells found in cord blood has the innate ability to migrate to the intestine and contribute to the cell population there, suggesting the cells’ potential to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). ...More
    September 24, 2012 Posted in News, Industry Issues, Procedures