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Crohn's and Colitis

Vitamin D may be more important than known for ulcerative colitis

2017-02-20 19:20

A new study suggests vitamin D may be more important than known for preventing ulcerative colitis flare-ups.

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by inflammation of the large intestine that can frequently relapse after being under control for a period of time.

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This could be why your joints hurt if you have Crohn’s disease

2017-02-10 19:19

New research has uncovered a link between Crohn’s disease and arthritis that can cause joint pain for those affected with the inflammatory bowel disease.

The particular type of pain that was uncovered by researchers is spondyloarthritis that affects the spine and the joints.

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Researchers uncover new focus for IBS treatment

2017-01-31 14:21

Research may have uncovered the cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that causes suffering to those affected from gas, bloating and intermittent constipation and diarrhea. The finding could mean new treatments that target bacteria in the gut.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester Mn. investigators published findings in the American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

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Hemp based chewing gum for IBS being tested: 5 things to know

2017-01-25 12:56

AXIM® Biotechnologies has begun Phase 2 clinical trials to find out if a hemp based chewing gum could help those suffering from IBS. Here are 5 things to know about the potential new treatment, should the trial be successful.

The development of the chewing gum, called CanChew is based on delivering cannabinoids that are a group of active substances found in marijuana.

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How mesalamine works to treat ulcerative colitis newly discovered

2017-01-25 09:16

Mesalmine is commonly prescribed for treating ulcerative colitis, but until now researchers were unsure how the medication worked to treat the inflammatory bowel disease.

The prescription has been used for approximately 70 years and for some is a mainstay treatment for the disease. What has been known is that mesalamine quells inflammation in the colon.

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Healthy Diet Recommendations for Crohn's and Colitis from Food Matters

2016-12-06 13:35

During this week’s Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week, Tricia Williams, executive chef and founder of Food Matters NYC is sharing how diet can play a key role in treating these Crohn's Disease and Colitis, including food recommendations to help combat the symptoms, as well as foods to avoid to prevent aggravating the condition.

Over 1.4 million Americans suffer from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) today. The two main types of IBD are Crohn’s & Colitis.

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Lingering food poisoning bacteria linked to cause of Crohn's disease

2016-10-12 12:47

New research suggests the cause of Crohn's disease could be gut bacteria that lingers after a bout of food poisoning has occurred.

The finding could have implications for helping to predict who is at risk for Crohn's disease later in life, according to McMaster University researchers.

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First study shows creeping fat plays a role in IBD

2015-08-05 22:44

New research highlights a potential role of intra abdominal fat in the development and progression of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. This is the first time fat that wraps around the intestines has been linked to ulcerative colitis.

Creeping fat cells found in the abdominal cavity were studied in the lab and shown to promote inflammation associated with IBD.

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How vitamin D might help Crohn's disease

2015-06-16 20:49

Results of a small pilot study suggest vitamin D might help keep Crohn's disease in remission and improve quality of life for people diagnosed with the inflammatory bowel disease.

The finding that is published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal included just 27 participants.

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