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Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America Company Profile

09:22 EDT 20th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract, affects approximately 500,000 Americans, including approximately 100,000 pediatric patients. The cause of Crohn's disease is not known, but the disease is associated with an abnormality of the immune system that could be triggered by viral or bacterial infections, a genetic predisposition or diet. Symptoms of Crohn's disease can vary but often include abdominal pain and tenderness, frequent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, weight loss and fever. There is currently no cure for Crohn's disease.


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Fellowships offer reporters valuable insight as America ages

(The Gerontological Society of America) The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Journalists in Aging Fellows Program has received renewed grant support to welcome its ninth cohort of reporters. Th...

Ulcerative Colitis – 2018 Pipeline Highlights – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Ulcerative colitis Pipeline Highlights – 2018” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. ‘Ulcerative colitis Pip...

Tofacitinib (Xeljanz) Gets FDA Nod for Ulcerative Colitis

The FDA has expanded the indication for tofacitinib to include adults with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis, making it the first oral medication approved for long-term use in ulcerative co...

Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) Approved for Ulcerative Colitis

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) has been expanded to include adults with active moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis, the agency said We...

German DNA Treatment Reduces Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms

Sterna Biologicals has obtained positive Phase IIa data for an ulcerative colitis treatment that uses DNA to inhibit inflammatory proteins. Sterna Biologicals, based in Marburg, Germany, has clinical ...

Obesity increases risk for surgery in patients with ulcerative colitis

Amanda M. LynnPatients with ulcerative colitis who have a higher BMI are at increased risk for bowel resection, according to research presented at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.Amanda M. Lynn, MD, ...

Protagonist halts colitis study after missed endpoint

Shares in the biotech plunged after the failure of its ulcerative colitis drug in Phase 2b study.

Protagonist halts colitis study after missing endpoint, shares plunge

The biotech's shared tanked after the failure of its ulcerative colitis drug in Phase 2b study.

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PubMed Articles [1161 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Patient education in inflammatory bowel disease; a patient-centred, mixed methodology study.

Consensus guidelines from the European Crohns and Colitis Organisation conclude that optimising quality of care in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) involves information and education. However there is...

Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis - current view on genetic determination, immunopathogenesis and biologic therapy.

Crohns disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are chronic inflammatory disorders of the intestine, also called inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which are not caused by pathogenic microorganisms bu...

Plasma microRNA Profile Differentiates Crohn's Colitis From Ulcerative Colitis.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is commonly divided into 2 entities: Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Differentiating between these entities when dealing with IBD confined to the col...

Interventions for treating collagenous colitis.

Collagenous colitis is a cause of chronic diarrhea. This updated review was performed to identify therapies for collagenous colitis that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials (RCTs).

Functional characterization of oxazolone-induced colitis and survival improvement by vagus nerve stimulation.

Oxazolone-induced colitis has been frequently used in literature as a model of IBD, but insights into the underlying immune response and pathological features are surprisingly still very limited. Vagu...

Clinical Trials [1013 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Atorvastatin in Moderate Active Crohns Disease

Open pilot study to collect information regarding the effect of atorvastatin on patients with active Crohns disease.

The Promotion Plan of Moxibustion on Ulcerate Colitis

To evaluate the efficacy of Moxibustion in the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, thus the scientific foundation for rational use of Moxibustion in clinical usage, in order to find admission...

A Study of Safety and Effectiveness of Ustekinumab in Patients With Moderate to Severe Active Crohns Disease Who Have Been Previously Treated With Anti-TNF Therapy

A medical research study in adult patients who have moderate to severe Crohns disease designed to determine whether or not treatment with an experimental drug called ustekinumab (or CNTO12...

Risk Factors for Microscopic Colitis

Microscopic colitis is a common cause of watery diarrhea, particularly in the elderly. Although the incidence is comparable to ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the etiology is unkno...

Ulcerative Colitis Study: Study of Visilizumab in Patients With Severe Ulcerative Colitis

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of visilizumab in patients with severe ulcerative colitis that has failed to respond to steroid therapy. What is visil...

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Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America

Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract, affects approximately 500,000 Americans, including approximately 100,000 pediatric patients. The cause of Crohn's diseas...

RMEI Medical Education (RMEI) and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) is the largest non-profit, voluntary, health organization dedicated to finding cures for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The F...

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is the largest non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and it ranks third among le...

Partnership for a Healthier America

The Partnership for a Healthier America is an independent, nonpartisan organization that will mobilize broad-based support for efforts to solve the child obesity challenge. Core a...

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Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

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Crohn’s disease (CD) is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.  Inflammation can affect any part of the digestive system, from the mouth to the back passage, but most commonly occurs in the last s...


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