Inflammatory Bowel Disease Crohns Disease News & Features
- Sound the Fiber Alarm! Most of Us Need More of It in Our Diet
January 27, 2022 — Fiber has been shown to help protect against heart disease, diabetes, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel syndrome, obesity and colorectal cancer.
- An Ostomy Pouch Set Them Free From UC
April 21, 2021 — Two people living with an ostomy pouch for ulcerative colitis (UC) share candid stories about their struggles and successes.
- What People Who Have IBD Wish You Knew
March 11, 2021 — Inflammatory bowel disease can be a tough thing to talk about. If you know someone with IBD, learn a few things they wish you knew.
- What Happens When You Stop Taking Crohn’s Meds?
January 27, 2021 — When you have Crohn’s disease, you probably have to take medications long term. But can you stop if you’re feeling better? Here’s what you need to know.
- My Life With Crohn's
January 25, 2021 — What’s it like to live with Crohn’s disease? One woman shares her story.
- Crohn’s Disease: Hacks for Life With a Colostomy Bag
January 25, 2021 — People share their advice on how to make day-to-day life with a colostomy bag more comfortable.
- Can Kombucha Help With Crohn’s Disease?
January 25, 2021 — Some people with Crohn’s disease try kombucha to prevent or ease symptoms. Kombucha is made of tea and is high in probiotics. But will it help or hurt?
- Best Exercises for Crohn’s Disease
January 25, 2021 — Should you work out if you have Crohn’s? Yes. Find out what kind of activity is best for people with this chronic condition.
- Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Prostate Cancer
December 14, 2018 — In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and were four to five times more likely to develop prostate cancer than those in the control group, the investigators found.
- Depression, Anxiety Linked to IBD Flares
February 19, 2016 — Depression and anxiety can shorten the time between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flare-ups in some people, U.K. researchers say.
- Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis
January 23, 2015 — More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says
- Crohn's, Colitis May Be Tied to Heart Risk
October 14, 2013 — Review of previous studies finds link between inflammatory bowel disease and cardiovascular trouble
- Celiac Disease, IBD May Raise Migraine Risk
March 1, 2013 — People with celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease appear to have more migraine headaches than people without the conditions, a new study shows.
- Antibiotics May Raise Bowel Disease Risk in Kids
September 24, 2012 — Antibiotic overuse may help explain why more and more children are being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
- Climate Tied to Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk
January 11, 2012 — Living in a sunny climate appears to reduce women’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease, a large new study shows.
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease Raises Blood Clot Risk
February 21, 2011 — Inflammatory bowel disease may more than double the risk of a serious blood clot in the legs or lungs, according to a new study.
- IBD May Raise Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
May 5, 2010 — People with inflammatory bowel disease -- especially men and people with ulcerative colitis -- may be at increased risk for developing pancreatic cancer, preliminary research suggests.
- Digestive Disorders and Your Job
April 1, 2010 — Balancing IBD and your career can be hard. These tips may help you navigate some challenging times much more easily.
- IBD Flare-ups May Increase Blood Clot Risk
February 9, 2010 — Non-hospitalized patients with a flare-up of inflammatory bowel disease are 16 times more likely to develop potentially life-threatening blood clots as people without the bowel disorder, new research reveals.
- Gene Mutations Linked to IBD in Children
November 18, 2009 — Rare genetic mutations may trigger inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in young children, a study shows.
- 5 Genetic Regions Tied to Childhood IBD
November 16, 2009 — Five newly identified genetic regions may help explain how childhood inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) develops.
- Probiotics May Help Treat IBD Symptoms
October 29, 2009 — A natural probiotic therapy may offer a new treatment option to ease symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease and promote the body's own healing process, a study shows.
- Some IBD Drugs May Raise Skin Cancer Risk
October 26, 2009 — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease or IBD may be at an increased risk for getting skin cancer, according to a study presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's annual meeting in San Diego.
- Special Bacteria May Curb Bowel Diseases
August 21, 2009 — Genetically engineered gut bacteria, plus a drink containing a sugar called xylan, may curb colitis, British researchers report, citing early tests on mice.
- Food Poisoning May Raise IBD Risk
June 1, 2009 — Salmonella or campylobacter food poisoning raises the risk of long-term intestinal diseases -- collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease -- for at least 15 years.
- IBD Linked to Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
September 1, 2005 — People with inflammatory bowel disease have a higher than normal risk for developing multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune disorders, new studies show.
- Pregnancy and IBD Treatment Safe
November 3, 2004 — New research shows that women with inflammatory bowel disease should continue to take medications that prevent flare ups of the disease during pregnancy.
- FDA Panel Gives the Nod to Bowel Control Device
August 17, 2001 — Artificial Sphincter Improves Bowel Control in Half of Patients
- Fighting Inflammatory Bowel Disease
April 10, 2001 — Abdominal pain. Bloating. Gas. Diarrhea.
- Most Pain Relievers Unsafe for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
September 7, 2000 — Susan Johnson was taking some 400 ibuprofen tablets a month for pain when she finally saw her doctor in August.
- New Irritable Bowel Disease Treatments Aim for the Gut
August 24, 2000 — The thousands of Americans who suffer from irritable bowel disease (IBD) could one day get relief in the form of a harmless bacteria that can deliver medicine right to the intestines, where it's needed.