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Crohn’s disease symptoms in females

Posted: August 4 2021

By Elizabeth Pratt Crohn’s disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The condition is characterized by inflammation in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Any part of the GI tract can be impacted, from the mouth to the anus. People of any sex are equally likely to be diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. Frequent Symptoms Symptoms of Crohn’s disease may […]

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Tips for eating at restaurants when you ive with IBD

Posted: August 3 2021

By Emery Wright If you live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you may be able to relate to feeling anxious or frustrated about dining at restaurants. It can feel stressful not knowing how the food was prepared and what ingredients were used. Many people living with IBD prefer to cook meals at home so they can […]

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Crohn’s and colitis: Could an antifungal vaccine relieve symptoms?

Posted: July 26 2021

By James Kingsland The human gut is home to an extraordinarily diverse community of bacteria, viruses, archaea, and fungi. Usually, these microorganisms live harmoniously with their human hosts in complex, mutually beneficial relationships. These alliances are disrupted by health conditions that involve inflammation of the gut, however. For example, research suggests that certain fungal species that are harmless […]

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No ‘one size fits all’ for access

Posted: July 21 2021

The Council is promoting the importance of taking positive action and has compiled a range of practical resources to help. Among the resources, all available online, is a simple premises checklist that helps identify barriers that may prevent people from using their service or group. Council’s community development and participation manager Kim Bush said one […]

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7 Questions every doctor wants you to ask after an ulcerative colitis diagnosis

Posted: July 15 2021

By Meghan Rabbitt After an ulcerative colitis (UC) diagnosis, you’ll find yourself immersed in a new world—trying to understand your autoimmune disease, sort through various treatment options, and work with your doctor to chart a path forward. And while you’ll find all kinds of information about your condition online, asking your doctor some key questions about […]

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BiomeBank submits for market authorisation of world first microbial therapy

Posted: July 13 2021

South Australian based biotechnology company BiomeBank has submitted for Market Authorisation of their product for the treatment of recurrent Clostridioides difficile (C-diff) and ulcerative colitis in a bid to meet unmet medical need across Asia Pacific. The drug product is already used in Australia to treat C-diff through faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) and has been […]

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