Advances in IBD

Healio brings you the highlights from the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AIBD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Probiotics not superior for maintaining ulcerative colitis remission

December 14, 2015
ORLANDO — A systematic review showed no significant difference in efficacy between probiotics and placebo or mesalazine for maintenance of…
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Skin protective counseling lacking among immune-suppressed patients

December 12, 2015
ORLANDO — According to research data presented at the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease annual conference, skin protective counseling is…
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VIDEO: IBD expert discusses issues surrounding biosimilar therapies

December 12, 2015
ORLANDO — David T. Rubin, MD, AGAF, FACG, professor of medicine and chief of the section of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at…
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CCFA introduces IBD Plexus at AIBD

December 12, 2015
ORLANDO — The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America introduced its newest research initiative known as IBD Plexus, a research…
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VIDEO: Expert forecasts 2016 hot topics in IBD

December 12, 2015
ORLANDO — Miguel Regueiro, MD, AGAF, FACG, professor of medicine at University of Pittsburgh, discusses his AIBD presentation on what will be…
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Simponi effectively treats pediatric moderate-to-severe UC

December 11, 2015
ORLANDO — Simponi safely and effectively treated moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in pediatric patients, according to a poster presented…
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High-dose vitamin D3 improves levels when Crohn's in remission

December 11, 2015
ORLANDO — In a pilot study, high doses of vitamin D improved 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and reduced rate for relapse in patients with…
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UPenn, UNC physicians receive CCFA 2015 IBD Scientific Achievement Awards

December 11, 2015
ORLANDO — The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America awarded Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, and Gary Wu, MD
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Abnormal nutritional parameters common in pregnant women with IBD

December 11, 2015
ORLANDO — Researchers found that multiple deficient nutritional parameters were common and inadequately assessed in pregnant women with…
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UC increases infection risk in patients undergoing stem cell transplant

December 10, 2015
ORLANDO — Patients with ulcerative colitis who underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplant had increased risk for developing opportunistic…
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