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    Antibiotics Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A new study has uncovered an interesting link between antibiotics and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. This study provides further evidence that antibiotics may be disturbing bacteria in the intestine. Co-author of the study, Dr. Charles N. Bernstein, who studies bowel disorders at the University of Manitoba stated, “It’s not […]

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    Changes to IBD Surveillance Guidelines

    Following the changes implemented last year with respect to colitis surveillance, the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) has issued new guidance on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Surveillance for ulcerative and crohn’s colitis used to work on the basis that the longer you had the condition, the greater the risk of cancer and […]