Tag: Crohn’s disease


Mar

02

2012

Vitamin D May Decrease Risk for Crohn’s Disease

March 1, 2012 — Increased intake of vitamin D may significantly reduce the risk for Crohn’s disease (CD) in women, according to an article published online December 12 and in the March issue of Gastroenterology. Investigators led by Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, found that vitamin D–sufficient women were 62% less likely to be diagnosed with CD...

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Aug

26

2010

An Aspirin a Day – 5-fold Increase in Crohn’s Disease!

Some people regularly take an aspirin a day to ward off heart problems – but they are also greatly increasing their chances of developing Crohn’s disease, the debilitating gut problem. Researchers have discovered that people increase their chances of developing Crohn’s fivefold if they take an aspirin a day for more than a year. A research team from the University of East Anglia made the...

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Feb

26

2010

Vitamin D and Crohn’s Disease

Direct and Indirect Induction by 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 of the NOD2/CARD15-Defensin β2 Innate Immune Pathway Defective in Crohn Disease* 1. Tian-Tian Wang‡, 2. Basel Dabbas‡, 3. David Laperriere§¶, 4. Ari J. Bitton‡, 5. Hafid Soualhine‖**, 6. Luz E. Tavera-Mendoza‡, 7. Serge Dionne‡‡§§, 8. Marc J. Servant¶¶, 9. Alain Bitton‡‡, 10. Ernest G. Seidman‖‡‡§§, 11. Sylvie Mader§¶, 12. Marcel A. Behr‖**‡‡ and 13. John H. White‡‡‡,1 +...

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Feb

22

2010

Vitamin D supplements could fight Crohn’s disease

Canadian research team publishes findings in Journal of Biological Chemistry Montreal, January 27, 2010 – A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn’s disease. John White, an endocrinologist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, led a team of scientists from McGill University and the Université de Montréal...

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