Ulcerative Colitis News

Ulcerative Colitis Research News: U-M researchers discover what makes drug for ulcerative colitis tick

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) – For approximately 70 years, physicians have used a medication containing the active agent mesalamine to treat ulcerative colitis, but little was known about how the drug targeted the inflammatory bowel disease. Now, a group of University of Michigan researchers have identified one of the ways by which mesalamine works. Ulcerative colitis is […]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease News

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diagnosis Research: New Sensor Integrates Inflammatory Bowel Disease Detection into Colonoscopy Procedure

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(SOURCE: THE OPTICAL SOCIETY) – Device could fill major gap in IBD diagnosis and treatment by helping to distinguish disease subtype and inform a personalized approach to treatment.  Researchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes. The device represents a substantial achievement toward a more […]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease News

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment News: Research Offers New Insight for Developing More Effective Drugs to Combat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – RIVERSIDE) – UC Riverside research points to a specific receptor that therapeutic approaches could target.  Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestine that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. It is commonly treated with one of several available biological drugs that block an inflammatory molecule called Tumor […]