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Infliximab – working/not working

Infliximab has been found to be effective in some cases of Crohn’s disease for many years but its use in ulcerative colitis is more recent. A significant number of patients with both conditions fail to respond to treatment. One of the reasons for…

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Vaccination and the risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

A few years ago it was suggested that Crohn’s disease (CD) was possibly brought on by vaccination – in particular the MMR vaccine conferring immunity to measles, mumps and rubella. This lead to many mothers refusing to allow their children to be…

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Vaccination and the risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

A few years ago it was suggested that Crohn’s disease (CD) was possibly brought on by vaccination – in particular the MMR vaccine conferring immunity to measles, mumps and rubella. This lead to many mothers refusing to allow their children to be…

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Infliximab – working/not working

Infliximab has been found to be effective in some cases of Crohn’s disease for many years but its use in ulcerative colitis is more recent. A significant number of patients with both conditions fail to respond to treatment. One of the reasons for…

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Faecal Bacterial Transplantation in Ulcerative Colitis

The latest edition of Gastroenterology July 2015 contains 2 reports on the use of faecal transplantation in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. This has been a technique which has been rumbling on for many years now. Reports of dramatic improvements…

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