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FDA approves Stelara for ulcerative colitis

October 22, 2019
The FDA on Monday approved Stelara for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis, according to a press release…
Meeting News

Adult endoscopic scores accurately assess pediatric ulcerative colitis

October 19, 2019
CHICAGO — Two endoscopic scoring indices originally designed for use in adults are reliable for the assessment of endoscopic in children with…
In the Journals

Introduction of anti-TNF has reduced colectomies, corticosteroid use in UC

October 3, 2019
Since the introduction of anti-TNF therapy in 2004, colectomy rates and corticosteroid use has gone down among patients with ulcerative colitis in…

Q&A: VARSITY, UNIFI add to the armamentarium for ulcerative colitis

September 25, 2019
Physicians have an array of biologic agents available to treat patients with ulcerative colitis, but it is still unknown which therapies are…

EC approves expanded use of Stelara for moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis

September 6, 2019
The European Commission on Wednesday approved the expanded use of Stelara for adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis, according…

Landos Biopharma secures $60M Series B round for IBD treatment

August 17, 2019
Landos Biopharma has completed a $60 million Series B round. “I am delighted to announce the closing of a $60 million Series B…
In the Journals

Patients with IBD at increased risk for type 2 diabetes

August 14, 2019
The chronic intestinal inflammation common in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis appeared to increase the risk for type 2 diabetes…
In the Journals

FIT, fecal calprotectin tests can assess recurrence risk in ulcerative colitis

August 13, 2019
Results obtained through fecal immunochemical tests and levels of fecal calprotectin could help identify patients with ulcerative colitis with…
In the Journals

Smoking has no beneficial impact on UC outcomes

August 12, 2019
Patients with ulcerative colitis who smoke or have never smoked experience similar outcomes in terms of therapies they use, hospitalization and…
In the Journals

Treatment nonadherence predicts escalation in children with ulcerative colitis

August 5, 2019
Pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis who do not adhere to treatment with mesalamine may experience a decrease in therapeutic efficacy, leading…
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