A self-help guide to treating IBD

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, chronic autoimmune disorders collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), affect about 3 million Americans. They require a significant amount of medical management, sometimes ...


Bacteria underlie success of fecal microbiota transplants

The effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in treating ulcerative colitis depends on a small set of beneficial bacterial strains, suggests a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian.


Prevalence of primary sclerosing cholangitis in IBD examined

(HealthDay)—The global prevalence of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) ranges from 0.96 percent in Crohn disease (CD) to 2.47 percent in ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a review published online Aug. 19 in Gastroenterology.

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