Tag Archives: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

People living in rural households have lower risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease

Living in rural households decreases a person’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), particularly for young children and adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), and the Canadian Gastro-Intestinal Epidemiology Consortium (CanGIEC). “Our findings show that children, particularly those under the age ...

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‘Generic’ Biologic Drugs Appear Comparable to Brand-Name Counterparts

NEW ANALYSIS SUGGESTS COMMON AND COSTLY MEDICATIONS MADE FROM LIVING CELLS CAN BE EQUIVALENT EVEN WHEN MANUFACTURED BY DIFFERENT COMPANY Generic forms of a biologic drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis appear to be as safe and effective as their brand-name counterparts, a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health analysis suggests. Biologics, or ...

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