Tag Archive: Crohn’s disease

Jul 05 2016

On Your Skin, In Your Gut, and All Around: A Microbiome Q&A

Microbes are on us and in us, and researchers are increasingly becoming aware that they are a vital part of us. Across The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania a variety of research efforts are underway to understand these populations of bacteria, viruses, and other tiny life forms, known as the microbiome, and their impact on health.

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Jun 18 2015

Study Seeks to Treat Crohn’s Disease’s Effects on Growth, Bone Density

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endicronology & Metabolism shows a drug approved to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis leads to “rapid improvements” in bone density and structure.

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