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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2014 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 21, 2014 — Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial [...]

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Crohn's Disease Study on Infliximab, Azathioprine

A study led by Mayo Clinic has found that infliximab (Remicade®) administered alone (monotherapy) or in combination with azathioprine is a more effective treatment for patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease than azathioprine alone. The findings were presented Oct. 6 at the 2008 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual [...]

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New Crohn's Drug

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Choidc9_Ojo Every year up to 30 thousand Americans are diagnosed with Crohn's disease. It's an inflammatory condition of the intestines that causes pain, cramping and constant diarrhea. There is no cure for Crohn's disease, but treatment keeps getting better. More on a new generation of medications from Mayo Clinic.

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Crohn's Disease and Pregnancy

Crohn's Disease is a chronic, inflammatory condition of the intestinal tract that can cause diarrhea, stomach pain, joint pain and fatigue. Many people with Crohn's are women of childbearing age. It used to be that these women were warned that pregnancy could make the disease much worse, and some avoided [...]

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Crohn's Disease

Dr. Eric J. Dozois, Colon and Rectal Surgeon at Mayo Clinic talks about minimally invasive surgery for Crohn's Disease. Crohn's Disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, leading to abdominal pain and cramping, severe diarrhea, bleeding, and weight loss. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMlFAyvtQN8

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Crohn's Disease

Mayo Clinic Dr. Bill Sandborn describes Crohn's disease and its symptoms. Dr. Sandborn also discusses diagnosis and treatment options for patients with Crohn's disease. Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract, leading to abdominal pain and cramping, severe diarrhea, bleeding, and weight loss. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC3NGa_XcgM

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Study Shows Crohn's Disease Patients Benefit From Infliximab Plus Azathioprine

The use of infliximab (IFX) plus azathioprine (AZA) and infliximab monotherapy increase the likelihood of patients achieving long-term steroid-free clinical remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's Disease, according to a new study. This study represents the first time longer term outcome data has been available to show the [...]

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