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  1. Long-Term Remicade Use Helps Crohn's

    May 2, 2002 -- When Remicade hit the market a few years back, it was a very welcome addition to the world of Crohn's disease -- a serious and painful bowel condition. Currently this drug is recommended only as a one-time injection. But a new study now shows that taking Remicade long term seems to be

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  2. The Secrets of Crohn's Disease

    Feb. 20, 2002 -- Time was, nobody knew much about inflammatory bowel disease. That's changing fast. New knowledge is bringing new treatments. Many of these new approaches have already reached human tests, according to an article in The New England Journal of Medicine. Some one million Americans suff

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  3. Remicade Puts Crohn's Disease Into Remission

    Oct. 22, 2001 -- A few years ago, Remicade brought good news to the world of Crohn's disease, which wreaks havoc on the bowels. And now, new research is showing that when given every few weeks, Remicade injections can actually keep people in remission. In the past, Crohn's disease, which affects a h

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  4. Patients Can Take Charge of Ulcerative Colitis

    Sept. 24, 2001 -- For those with ulcerative colitis -- often called inflammatory bowel disease -- flare-ups mean nasty abdominal pain, diarrhea, even bleeding ... until you get back on your medication. But if getting the prescription means waiting to see your doctor, that delay in treatment makes th

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  5. FDA Panel Gives the Nod to Bowel Control Device

    Aug. 17, 2001 (Washington) -- An advisory panel to the FDA has recommended for approval a new device that may be able to help thousands of people who have bowel control problems. Nancy Loitz, a sufferer of the condition known as fecal incontinence, says the device has changed her life. That device,

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  6. First Patient to Get Stem Cell Treatment for Crohn's in Remission

    Aug. 10, 2001 -- Joy Weiss treated herself to a Big Mac for lunch on Friday and then considered whether she should top off the meal with a salad, some fruit, or both. For most 20-somethings, that doesn't sound like an extraordinary lunch choice, but for Weiss it's a miracle meal. The miracle in this

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  7. Faulty Gene Found in People With Crohn's Disease

    May 21, 2001 -- For the first time, scientists have identified a faulty gene that triggers an abnormal reaction to bacteria invading the gut of some people with Crohn's disease. Crohn's is a potentially devastating disease that affects the digestive tract. American and European scientists, working s

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  8. Fighting Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    April 10, 2001 -- Abdominal pain. Bloating. Gas. Diarrhea. Those are the unpleasant companions of inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, which affect up to 1 million Americans, according to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Although the exact cause o

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  9. Most Pain Relievers Unsafe for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Sept. 7, 2000 -- Susan Johnson was taking some 400 ibuprofen tablets a month for pain when she finally saw her doctor in August. She knew she was taking way too much, because the diarrhea that is a symptom of the inflammatory intestinal disease she has battled for two decades was worse than it had b

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  10. People With Treatment-Resistant Crohn's Disease May Benefit From Thalidomide

    Dec. 8, 1999 (Baltimore) -- Thalidomide, the drug so many people have heard of because of its association with causing birth defects, may be useful in treating people with severe Crohn's disease who have not responded to other treatments, according to two studies in the December issue of the journal

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