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Inflammatory Disease Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases.
Another Biosimilar Gets a Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another biosimilar. This one is meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
Green Light for Biosimilar to Humira
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved its fourth biosimilar.
Second Biosimilar Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second-ever biosimilar, and it's meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
How Dermatologists Could Help IBD Patients
Skin lesions are a common but unpleasant side effect of the anti-TNF drugs often used to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But discontinuing treatment is not recommended.
Ulcerative Colitis: Surgery May Be the Best Choice
Sometimes going under the knife can be a good thing.
IBD Could Affect Your Heart
Inflammatory bowel diseases are serious conditions on their own. But they also can lead to life-threatening complications that may extend to organs beyond the digestive system — even to the heart.
Factors Behind Low Bone Density in IBD
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk of low bone density. Vitamin deficiency appears to be only one factor increasing the risk.
Risk Factors for Depression after IBD Diagnosis
Depression is more common in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) than in the general population, but some people with IBD have an even higher risk for depression.
Examining Surgical Options for Ulcerative Colitis
When facing surgery, many patients have to decide between newer techniques versus old standards. A new review compared two such types of surgery for patients with gastrointestinal issues.