In the Journals

Lindgren score predicts disease course in acute severe ulcerative colitis

August 10, 2018
The Lindgren score was better than three other currently available scores at predicting major clinical outcomes in patients with acute severe…
In the Journals

Ulcerative colitis histologic activity indices equally reliable

August 7, 2018
Four disease activity indices are equally reliable and responsive for the assessment of histological remission in ulcerative colitis, according to…

Xeljanz receives European marketing approval for ulcerative colitis

August 2, 2018
The European Commission granted marketing authorization to Xeljanz for the treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis. Xeljanz…

Collaboration aims to ‘expand our understanding of IBD’s genetic underpinnings’

July 23, 2018
The University of Michigan is partnering with scientific wellness company Arivale to investigate the genetic risk factors associated with…
In the Journals

IBD, steroid use increases influenza risk

July 19, 2018
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have a higher risk for influenza and are more likely to be hospitalized because of it, according to research…
Meeting News

Poor health literacy increases depression risk in IBD fourfold

July 11, 2018
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who struggle with health literacy experience worse patient-reported outcomes and symptoms of depression…
In the Journals

No increased infection risk after non-intestinal surgery while on biologic

July 10, 2018
Patients who took Entyvio for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease did not appear to have an increased risk for developing postoperative…
In the Journals

Chronic opioid use increasingly common in younger IBD patients

July 9, 2018
Chronic opioid use among adolescent and young adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease has become increasingly common, according to research…

Simponi approved for early dose optimization for UC in Europe

July 9, 2018
The European Commission approved Simponi for early dose optimization for treating patients with ulcerative colitis who do not experience a…
In the Journals

Herpes zoster vaccination rates low among patients with IBD

July 5, 2018
Vaccination rates for the herpes zoster virus are low among patients with inflammatory bowel disease despite an increased risk among this population…