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Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

19:00 EST 12 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Karolinska Institutet) Inflammatory bowel disease is common amongst older people and there are big differences in the choice of treatment for different age groups. Patients over the age of 60 often receive cortisone drugs instead of more modern medicines that target the immune system. This according to a large registry study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in Gastroenterology.

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