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Biologic Agents Might Cause Acute Liver Injury

Of the TNF-α antagonists, infliximab-associated liver injury has been the best documented, most likely because of its earlier approval and more wide-spread clinical use. Etanercept and adalimumab have also been linked to drug-induced liver injury. So far, there are no … Continue reading

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LabCorp Announces Expanded Services for IBD

In support of improving IBD diagnosis and treatment, LabCorp has launched an expanded IBD testing profile that helps to identify IBD patients and differentiate between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The IBD Expanded Profile includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease-specific … Continue reading

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Anatabine

Star Scientific, Inc. (STSI), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that it has received positive preliminary results from a study investigating the effects of anatabine in an animal model of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s … Continue reading

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Study of Link Between Depression and Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis

An apparent link between depression and Crohn’s, but not UC. http://www.crozerkeystone.org/news/press-releases/2013/march/depression-found-to-increase-risk-of-crohns-disease/

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Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn’s, Colitis

A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn’s disease or colitis in women. The study of more than 45,000 women found no such link between Accutane (isotretinoin) use and these illnesses, … Continue reading

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Study finds no tie between acne drug accutane and Crohn’s, colitis

A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn’s disease or colitis in women. http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-02-acne-drug-accutane-crohn-colitis.html

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