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Amy Brenneman Lends Voice to Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis PSA
Acclaimed Actress Amy Brenneman may play a silenced police chief's wife in her new role on"The Leftovers,"but shegenerously lends her voice to help raise awareness forCrohn's disease andulcerative colitis in a newly refreshed public service awareness campaign.
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The Paramus Post
Valley Medical Group Expands Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialty Care
Board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist Diana Volpert, M.D., F.A.A.P., has joined Valley Medical Group, leading to a further expansion of pediatric specialty services at The Valley Hospital for children ages birth to 21. Dr. Volpert joins pediatric gastroenterologist Katherine A. Orellana, D.O., in practice at 470 North Franklin Turnpike in ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Your NEJM Group Today: Ulcerative Colitis Case, Bacterial Infection ...
NEJM Clinical Practice Center: A 37-year-old man with ulcerative colitis is admitted to the hospital because of abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and hematochezia of 1 month's duration.
Trust raises awareness of inflammatory bowel disease
Pictured at a recent inflammatory bowel disease awareness event organised by the IBD Patient Panel are Sandra Burns, Nurse Manager for the Southern Trust, Dr Andrew Murdock, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Sinead Hughes, Personal and Public Involvement Officer, Southern Trust, Patricia Henderson, IBD Patient Panel, Ruth Hall, IBD Nurse and Alex ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
On Course for a Cure: Golfers tee off for digestive disease research
The 27th annual LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin's Digestive Disease Center will be held Monday, Aug. 25, at the Wisconsin Country Club at 6200 W. Good Hope Road in Milwaukee.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Rx Product News
Delzicol Marketed by: Actavis Pharma, Inc Indication: The FDA has approved Delzicol delayed-release capsules to treat mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis in patients 12 years and older.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Validated gene expression biomarker analysis in ulcerative colitis
The latest issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics validated methods for measuring changes in gene expression in colonic biopsy samples.
Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial...
As a result, both trials, in Bullous Pemphigoid, an Orphan Auto-Immune Disease of the skin, and in Ulcerative Colitis trial, are initiating patient screening in the third quarter."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
23andMe to study inflammatory bowel disease with Pfizer
Genetics-testing startup 23andMe is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to study the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease, or the chronic inflammation of the digestive tract.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
23andMe, Pfizer Team Up To Investigate Genetic Roots Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
With little information on how to treat inflammatory bowel disease, as well as how it develops, Pfizer and 23andMe are teaming up to investigate the genetic roots.
Delaware Governor Jack Markell has signed legislation that will assist Delaware residents who are living with Crohn's disease and other serious bowel conditions.
23andMe will test DNA of 10,000 bowel disease patients in partnership with Pfizer
Pfizer Inc. is teaming up with DNA testing company 23andMe to study the possible genetic underpinnings of inflammatory bowel disease, a hard-to-treat ailment that affects an estimated 1.4 million Americans.
Pfizer, 23andMe team up to study bowel disease
Under the partnership, 23andMe will map the DNA of 10,000 patients who have forms of the disease, which include Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Athersys Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
"We believe that MultiStem cell therapy and our related technologies have great potential to help patients by improving clinical outcomes and quality of life, and reduce related healthcare costs in multiple disease areas," said .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Fri Aug 08, 2014
RPT-UPDATE 1-Biotech firm Galapagos says GSK stops joint drug project
Belgian biotech group Galapagos said its partner GlaxoSmithKline had stopped a joint drug development project over concerns about adverse effects, sending its shares to a two-year low.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Peace Arch News
Snowbirds lift spirits with performance
As the City of White Rock prepares to welcome a return of the Canadian Snowbirds aerobatic team, a local man is sharing his story about living with Crohn's disease.
Smoking cessation may contribute to late-onset ulcerative colitis
A study in the latest Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology reports a second peak in the distribution of age at onset of ulcerative colitis in relation to smoking cessation.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting approximately 700,000 people in North America.1 It is characterized by relapsing and remitting symptoms including rectal bleeding, diarrhea and abdominal pain.1 Active UC symptoms can be disruptive, with many patients reporting embarrassment, depression and worry about disease ... (more)