Ulcerative colitis and Crohn similarities

Crohn’s diseases and ulcerative colitis: similarities and differences It occurs with diseases as common as the flu and the cold. It also occurs in neurodegenerative pathologies such as Alzheimer’s and senile dementia, or in psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. They are different concepts; however, as they are closely related because they have […]

GEDII 2020

Cascais has been for a few days the Portuguese capital of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The city has hosted the last Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Group (GEDII 2020).   From 22 to 24 January, professionals from different countries who are dedicated to the study of these diseases gathered here to share […]

Adacolumn

Ulcerative colitis treatment for steroid-dependent patients with previous failure to biologics: Adacolumn Those patients suffering from active ulcerative colitis who meet the criteria of being steroid-dependent and not responding or being intolerant to biologics have very limited treatment options (https://accuesp.com/crohn-y-colitis/tratamiento/medico). That is the reason why the apparition of safer and more effective alternative therapies to […]

Remission of inflammatory diseases

What does remission of inflammatory diseases mean? Multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are pathologies with shared characteristics. One of them is that we are talking about incurable diseases that occur with periods of outbreaks and others of remission. Meaning that one of their main characteristics is that the patient will go […]