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Healthy adults who have a good constitution and have a healthy heart are being called forth to donate samples of their faeces to science. The donors would be screened rigorously before they can be included and would be compensated modestly for their donations say researchers.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 4:51 am
Cedars-Sinai investigators have for the first time identified a gas produced in gut that could improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with two common intestinal illnesses-;small intestine bacterial overgrowth and irritable bowel syndrome.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 4:41 am
A novel positron emission tomography imaging method shows promise for noninvasively pinpointing sites of inflammation in people with inflammatory bowel disease, which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Posted: June 4, 2018, 5:19 pm
People who take drugs that suppress the immune system are less likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Posted: May 31, 2018, 1:33 pm
Treating inflammatory diseases of the bowel is extremely challenging: Genes, gut microbes and disrupted immune function all contribute.
Posted: May 31, 2018, 12:05 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) to include adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. Xeljanz is the first oral medication approved for chronic use in this indication.
Posted: May 31, 2018, 3:33 am
Professor Akiyoshi Fukamizu's research group of Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, University of Tsukuba, Eisai Co., Ltd. and its gastrointestinal business subsidiary EA Pharma Co., Ltd. have revealed a mechanism in which an analogue (ER-464195-01) of Eisai's in-house discovered E6007 inhibits integrin activation by dissociating interaction between calreticulin (CRT) and integrin α 4 (ITGA4), suppressing adhesion and infiltration of leukocytes overall.
Posted: May 25, 2018, 6:01 pm
Celltrion Healthcare advocates early introduction of biologics for patients to improve clinical outcomes
At the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 23rd Annual International Meeting in Baltimore, Celltrion Healthcare today advocated for healthcare systems to introduce biologics earlier in a patient’s treatment regimen in order to improve clinical outcomes.
Posted: May 22, 2018, 9:25 am
An antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis and other chronic autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease has no effect on aortic inflammation – a key marker of future risk of major cardiovascular events – unlike other antibodies that target different aspects of the immune system.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 11:38 am
Researchers from the Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed an integrated system for early diagnosis of diseases using wearable monitors.
Posted: May 16, 2018, 6:58 am