April 21, 2016

Crohn’s Disease Relapses Strongly Tied to Tobacco Smoking

Tobacco smoking makes disease relapses much more likely in patients with Crohn’s disease. Disease relapses in patients with Crohn’s disease and smoking appear to be strongly linked, […]
April 14, 2016

Crohn’s disease flare-up symptoms, triggers, management, and prevention

People with the inflammatory disease Crohn’s disease often experience flare-ups, even when they are managing their disease well. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), […]
April 7, 2016

Adverse Events Rare in Home Infliximab Infusion

A medication called infliximab, which is used as an infusion, has a low rate of side effects. This medication is used to treat autoimmune diseases, including […]
March 31, 2016

Man with Crohn’s disease takes gym selfies showing his colostomy bag

A man with Crohn’s disease shares a series of gym selfies showing his journey back to good health after he needed part of his bowel removed. A man […]
March 24, 2016

Crohn’s Patients Report Making 10 or More Doctor Visits Before Receiving a Diagnosis

According to a new survey, patients with Crohn’s disease find that a diagnosis is difficult to obtain, often requiring at least 10 doctor visits prior to […]
March 17, 2016

Bowel bacteria may impact mood for Crohn’s sufferers

Trillions of bacteria inhabit the gut, where they can promote good health or potentially cause problems. Bacteria appear to play a role in Crohn’s and other forms […]
March 10, 2016

Crohn’s sufferer turns illness into business after making fashionable COLOSTOMY bags 

A woman with Crohn’s disease creates fashionable colostomy and ileostomy bags. A young woman who sufferers from Crohn’s disease has managed to turn her illness into […]