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Mayo Clinic: Inflammatory bowel disease raises risk of melanoma
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, report researchers at Mayo Clinic.
Sun May 19, 2013
Crohn's patients slam hospital food
Half of hospitalised Crohn's disease patients believe their recovery was hampered because of poor hospital food, a poll suggests.
Sat May 18, 2013
Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease, according to new research.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lyme Disease in the South
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently declared May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, but a diagnosis can be hard to come by in the state.
Hamilton Mountain News
Barbecuing for a cause
Christine Veldhuis, Rebecca Veldhuis, Jessica Star, Jan Hall, Brian Shanlin, Gary Young and Adrian Bulfon lend a hand at the barbecue.
Farmington Hills Crohn's Advocate Sees State House Pass Resolution
On the heels of a successful fundraiser for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America , 20-year-old Farmington Hills native Michael Rubenstein watched May 8 as the Michigan House of Representatives declared May, 2013 Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month.
Applied Clinical Trials
AbbVie and Galapagos Extend GLPG0634 Collaboration to Include Crohn's Disease
First selective JAK1 inhibitor to enter Phase 2 studies in Crohn's disease Galapagos to fund and complete Phase 2 study; AbbVie to pay Galapagos $50 million upon successful completion, expected in 2015 Galapagos to fund and complete Phase 2 study; AbbVie to pay Galapagos $50 million upon successful completion, expected in 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
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World of Watches Announces Participation in South Florida Charity Events
World of Watches Announces Participation in South Florida Charity Events The Swiss Legend Men's Neptune Watch along with a Swiss Legend Cap, Insulated Water Bottle and Tote Bag will be raffled at an auction on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Bru's Room in Pompano Beach, FL to benefit The Broward Children's Center.The Broward Children's Center is ... (more)
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law the "Restroom Access Act". It allows those living with inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's disease, to have easier access to bathrooms in restaurants, outlet malls and places where a public restroom isn't easily accessible.
2 Healthcare Companies With Recent Intensive Insider Buying
The healthcare sector has been the best-performing group in the year-to-date performance with a gain of 22.9%. In this article I will feature two healthcare stocks that have seen intensive insider buying during the last 30 days.
Ostomy saved me from a life in the bathroom
Doug Yakich and his wife, Jacqueline Jordan, went ziplining on a trip to Hawaii in 2011, just six months after his ostomy surgery.
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Study Indicates Marijuana Could Help Treat Crohn's Disease
According to a new study in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, medical marijuana may help people who suffer from Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease.
Wed May 15, 2013
Some Types of Skin Cancer Linked to Lower Chances of Alzheimer's
There's some good news for people who have had certain kinds of skin cancer: A new study suggests that their odds of developing Alzheimer's disease may be significantly lower than it is for others.
Hershey experts to present on IBD
In an effort to help patients living with inflammatory bowel disease , Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis in central Pennsylvania, Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center experts, led by Dr.
Turning up the heat
Turning up the heat. Giovanni Sautto munches on a burger Saturday afternoon during the 25th anniversary Charity BBQ Day at more than 430 M&M Meat Shops across Canada - including several here in Oakville.
Bowel ultrasound predicts surgical recurrence of Crohn's disease
This month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology examines the role of bowel ultrasound as a predictor of surgical recurrence of Crohn's disease.
Tue May 14, 2013
AbbVie and Alvine to Collaborate on Investigational Oral Therapy for Celiac Disease
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. & SAN CARLOS, Calif. -- -- AbbVie and Alvine Pharmaceuticals, a leader in celiac disease therapeutics development, announced today that they have entered into a global collaboration to develop a novel oral treatment for patients with celiac disease, currently in Phase 2 development.
Crohn's & Colitis group welcomes record crowds, donations
Committee members Linda Lenchner, left, Har- riet Fuller and Marilyn Barnett enjoy the affair.
Mon May 13, 2013
ChemoCentryx Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2013
"Our progress this quarter was significant on several fronts, including advances in recruiting in our clinical trials," said Thomas J. Schall, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, ChemoCentryx.
RA, anti-TNF drugs and abortion rates: an interview with Dr. Evelyne...
Prednisone and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be used for symptom control, but to prevent joint damage, we use disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs including the cornerstone, methotrexate.