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8 highlights in GI: Alzheimer’s, exercise, obesity and autism

June 23, 2017

June has proven to be a month of hot topics in gastroenterology news, with significant advances in therapeutics, disease prevention and the microbiome. The latest studies brought a renewed focus on how the gastrointestinal tract affects everything from metabolism to the brain and how outside factors such as exercise can impact GI symptoms.

To keep you on top of the latest developments in the field, the editors of Healio Gastroenterology have compiled a list of our 8 most popular stories this month.

EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi

June 23, 2017
The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Imraldi, making it the third anti-TNF biosimilar candidate to receive a positive opinion from the…
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Early surgery improves outcomes in acute ulcerative colitis

June 13, 2017
Postoperative complications and longer hospital stays were more common in patients with acute ulcerative colitis for whom surgery was delayed, according to retrospective…
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IBD patients with certain clinical, serological, genetic markers more likely to respond poorly to anti-TNFs

June 12, 2017
Primary nonresponse to anti-TNF therapy was more likely in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with certain colonic phenotypes, according to new research. These…
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8 highlights in GI: Alzheimer’s, exercise, obesity and autism

June 23, 2017
June has proven to be a month of hot topics in gastroenterology news, with significant advances in therapeutics, disease prevention and the…

EMA recommends approval of Humira biosimilar Imraldi

June 23, 2017
The European Medicines Agency has recommended the approval of the Imraldi, making it the third anti-TNF biosimilar candidate to receive a positive…

Meeting News

Early surgery improves outcomes in acute ulcerative colitis

June 13, 2017
Postoperative complications and longer hospital stays were more common in patients with acute ulcerative colitis for whom surgery was delayed…

In the Journals

IBD patients with certain clinical, serological, genetic markers more likely to respond poorly to anti-TNFs

June 12, 2017
Primary nonresponse to anti-TNF therapy was more likely in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with certain colonic phenotypes, according to new…

UEG calls to increase calcium, vitamin D intake in children with IBD

June 8, 2017
Experts from United European Gastroenterology have called for an urgent intervention to ensure children with inflammatory bowel disease meet the…

Protagonist receives $1.34 million to develop anti–IL-23 receptor agents

June 6, 2017
Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop biomarkers that…

Seattle Children’s trial to help treat IBD, bone marrow transplant patients

June 2, 2017
Seattle Children’s Research Institute has opened the first precision medicine clinical trial, which applies novel T-cell receptor sequencing…

Proposed biosimilars to Humira, Remicade accepted for review by EMA

May 31, 2017
Sandoz’s proposed biosimilars to Humira and Remicade were accepted for regulatory review by the European Medicines Agency, according to a…

Janssen, Protagonist enter agreement for IL-23 IBD candidate

May 31, 2017
Janssen Biotech, Inc. announced its exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement on PTG-200, an oral interleukin-23 receptor antagonist currently…

In the Journals

Psychological factors impact pediatric Crohn's symptoms, disability

May 26, 2017
Symptoms of Crohn’s disease in children are driven by disease severity and psychological factors, suggesting that physicians should consider…

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