‘I’d rather be illegally healed than legally dead’

December 2, 2017 admin 0

An Australian woman with the debilitating digestive condition Crohn’s disease has opened up about why she turned to cannabis leaves in a bid to ease […]

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

November 14, 2017 admin 0

Inflammatory bowel disease includes Crohn’s disease, which can affect the whole intestine, and ulcerative colitis, which affects the colon and rectum. Symptoms include blood in […]

Smoking has been found to trigger Crohn’s disease according to new research

November 6, 2017 admin 0

Scientists have shown for the first time that cigarette smoke causes intestinal inflammation, increasing risk of Crohn’s disease Smoking can trigger an agonising digestive condition […]

Conquering Crohn’s: Living with Crohn’s Disease

September 14, 2017 admin 0

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Janelle and Andrew are at different starting points in their lives: Janelle and her husband just purchased their first home together, […]

Woman with invisible illnesses accused of faking disability for badge

August 3, 2017 admin 1

Laura was horrified by the note left on her windscreen (Picture: Mercury) A woman with more than five chronic illnesses was accused of faking her […]

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

July 1, 2017 admin 0

(CNN) Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as […]

Researchers Identify Fungus That May Worsen Crohn’s Disease Symptoms

June 29, 2017 admin 0

The fungus Candida tropicalis may trigger gut inflammation and worsen Crohn’s disease, according to results of a study presented at this year’s Digestive Disease Week, […]

High fat diet reduces gut bacteria, Crohn’s disease symptoms

June 23, 2017 admin 0

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have shown a high fat diet may lead to specific changes in gut bacteria that could […]

New type of treatment for Crohn’s disease is approved by NICE

June 18, 2017 admin 0

Following NICE recommendations, patients with Crohn’s disease will have routine NHS access to drug ustekinumab, which offers a new way of treating the condition. Ustekinumab […]

Depression May Influence Progression of Crohn’s Disease, Study Finds

June 13, 2017 admin 0

Depression May Influence Progression of Crohn’s Disease, Study Finds Depression is a psychological condition that is twice as prevalent in patients with inflammatory bowel disease […]