Research

science and research into the ulcerative colitis, or gastrointestinal world.

Ulcerative Colitis BioSimilar Medications

Let’s Talk Biosimilars Hi UC’ers, There has been several messages in 2016 with questions about biosimilars, and what the implications are/will be for UC’ers who might be interested, or prescribed these “relatively” new medications. So, what are biosimilars…maybe we should start there. Here is what wikipedia has to say for biosimilars: A biosimilar (also known as follow-on biologic or subsequent entry biologic) is a biologic… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis BioSimilar Medications

PCORI To Give CCFA $2.5 Million for Diet Related Studies on IBD

Some news and… It’s pretty incredible! The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) who has lots of money in their annual budget, will be sending a check to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) for $2,500,000. And, what’s better than that (In my opinion),  is that this money is going to be used to: study the effectiveness of the specific carbohydrate diet and Mediterranean-style… Read More »PCORI To Give CCFA $2.5 Million for Diet Related Studies on IBD

Diet Related Colitis Studies Published Recently

Good Morning & Evening if you are doing that:)) In the ongoing effort to keep us all informed about colitis related topics, and since so many have a personal interest in diet (OK, not everyone, but quite a few), below are the Study Titles, as well as their associated links so you can read the entire study background and results.  Please send these on to… Read More »Diet Related Colitis Studies Published Recently

The Latest UC Research

Here are some PubMed stories I am interested in and have been following.  Maybe you will be interested in some of the topics too: Dietary Supplement Therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Abstract: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are chronic relapsing and remitting chronic diseases for which there is no cure. The treatment of IBD frequently… Read More »The Latest UC Research