Researchers recently found that changes in diet can improve the quality of life of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
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Diet modification may improve quality of life in IBD
Quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease can be improved through dietary modification, according to a study published by the Oxford University Press on behalf of Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Read more.
Colorectal cancer risk model could optimize colonoscopy resources
Researchers from Poland developed a risk classification model that could reduce the number of individuals who would be classified as high-risk for colorectal cancer after colonoscopy screening. Read more.
Gattex reduces need for parenteral support in children with short bowel syndrome
Gattex, a recombinant human glucagon-like peptide-2, helped pediatric patients with short bowel syndrome-associated intestinal failure reduce their need for parenteral support, according to results of a phase 3 trial. Read more.
Survey makes difficulties of IBD caregiving ‘loud and clear’
A recent survey commissioned by the National Alliance for Caregiving in a partnership with the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress and ImproveCareNow discovered how inflammatory bowel disease impacts the relationship between the patient and caregiver. Read more.
Healio announces its Disruptive Innovators finalists
Healio recently publicized the finalists for its Disruptive Innovators competition. Read more.