April 30, 2019

Photoacoustic endoscopy could improve Crohn’s disease treatment

A new procedure could help in Crohn’s disease. A newly developed endoscope could give doctors a better view of intestinal changes caused by Crohn’s disease. This […]
April 25, 2019

Women with IBD may be at higher risk for mental illness

Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease could have a higher chance of developing mental illness after giving birth, a new study says. Pregnant women with inflammatory […]
April 23, 2019

Virtual repurposing can help discover new uses for existing drugs

Virtual repurposing uses big data and genomics to discover connections between seemingly “unconnected” diseases that may lead to new treatments. he process for discovering drugs tends […]
April 18, 2019

Does Having Crohn’s Disease or Colitis Affect My Risk of Getting Colon Cancer?

The short answer from a colorectal surgeon Q: Does having inflammatory bowel disease affect my risk for developing colon cancer? A: Yes. If you go back 20 […]
April 16, 2019

Patent-pending probiotic could disrupt Crohn’s disease biofilms

Probiotics typically aim to rebalance bacteria populations in the gut, but new research suggests they may also help break apart stubborn biofilms. Probiotics typically aim to […]
April 9, 2019

Physician with Crohn’s Disease knows first-hand what her patients experience

While it’s not unusual for medical trainees to make the decision to specialize in an area that has a personal connection to them, for Dr. Vivian […]
April 4, 2019

7 Crohn’s Disease Symptoms – Crohn’s Signs and Complications

Unfortunately, the symptoms go way beyond abdominal pain. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, chances are you haven’t thought about how it can affect parts […]