Anxiety But Not Depression Predicts Poor Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Anxiety But Not Depression Predicts Poor Outcomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Jan 07;: Authors: Narula N, Pinto-Sanchez MI, Calo NC, Ford AC, Bercik P, Reinisch W, Moayyedi P Abstract Background and Aims: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have high rates of psychiatric comorbidities, but it is not clear whether those with comorbidities are at higher risk of poor outcomes. We aimed to determine whether patients with IBD who have co-existing anxiety and/or depression are more likely to have poor IBD-related outcomes compared with IBD patients…

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Improved Quality of Life With Anti-TNF Therapy Compared With Continued Corticosteroid Utilization in Crohn’s Disease.

Related Articles Improved Quality of Life With Anti-TNF Therapy Compared With Continued Corticosteroid Utilization in Crohn’s Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Dec 09;: Authors: Scott FI, Johnson FR, Bewtra M, Brensinger CM, Roy JA, Reed SD, Osterman MT, Mamtani R, Chen L, Yun H, Xie F, Curtis JR, Lewis JD Abstract Background: Corticosteroids (CS) and anti-TNF drugs are used to treat Crohn’s disease (CD). In this study, we assessed the net health benefit of initiating anti-TNF therapy relative to additional CS use in CD using a novel combination of a…

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Tofacitinib in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: Health-Related Quality of Life in Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Induction and Maintenance Studies.

Tofacitinib in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: Health-Related Quality of Life in Phase 3 Randomised Controlled Induction and Maintenance Studies. J Crohns Colitis. 2018 Nov 08;: Authors: Panés J, Vermeire S, Lindsay JO, Sands BE, Su C, Friedman G, Zhang H, Yarlas A, Bayliss M, Maher S, Cappelleri JC, Bushmakin AG, Rubin DT PMID: 30412228 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30412228?dopt=Abstract

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Systematic review: the consequences of psychosocial effects of inflammatory bowel disease on patients’ reproductive health.

Related Articles Systematic review: the consequences of psychosocial effects of inflammatory bowel disease on patients’ reproductive health. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Nov 08;: Authors: Purewal S, Chapman S, Czuber-Dochan W, Selinger C, Steed H, Brookes MJ Abstract BACKGROUND: High levels of voluntary childlessness and pregnancy-related fears have been reported amongst inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. AIMS: To investigate what factors determine IBD patients’ childbearing decisions; and to examine psychosocial consequences of IBD on various aspects of patients’ reproductive health. METHODS: Six electronic databases were searched in a pre-specified and structured…

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The Use of Actigraphy Differentiates Sleep Disturbances in Active and Inactive Crohn’s Disease.

The Use of Actigraphy Differentiates Sleep Disturbances in Active and Inactive Crohn’s Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Nov 05;: Authors: Qazi T, Verma R, Hamilton MJ, Kaplan ER, Redline S, Burakoff R Abstract Background: Sleep disturbances (SDs) are commonly reported in patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). Several survey instruments assessing subjective measures of insufficient sleep have identified SDs in subjects with CD. However, there are limited data on objective measures of SDs in these patients as they relate to disease activity. In this prospective cross-sectional study, we compared objective estimates…

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Authors’ reply: The Association Between Visceral Adipose Tissue and Stricturing Crohn’s Disease Behavior, Fecal Calprotectin and Quality of Life.

Authors’ reply: The Association Between Visceral Adipose Tissue and Stricturing Crohn’s Disease Behavior, Fecal Calprotectin and Quality of Life. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Oct 31;: Authors: Bryant RV, Schultz CG, Ooi S, Goess C, Costello SP, Vincent AD, Schoeman S, Lim A, Bartholomeusz FD, Travis SPL, Andrews JM PMID: 30380064 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30380064?dopt=Abstract

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