Kirkintilloch Herald | Hotel raises £4k to help Crohn’s victims

The luxurious Boclair House Hotel in Bearsden collected an impressive £4,000 recently for a charity supporting victims of Crohn’s disease. The funds for Glasgow-based charity Cure Crohn’s and Colitis were raised through a Great Gatsby themed ball held in April to celebrate the hotel’s first birthday. The hotel intends to hold many more events for […]

Research in to how environmental factors, diet, and the gut micro-organisms contribute to IBD flares

Cure Crohn’s Colitis has committed £125,000 to PREdiCCt : A study looking to increase understanding of how environmental factors, diet, and the gut micro-organisms influence Inflammatory Bowel Disease flare and recovery. The research is being led by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian and aims to shed light on the everyday factors which could contribute to flare-ups in Crohn’s Disease and […]

BBC News | Bowel disease patients in lifestyle study

People with debilitating bowel conditions are being invited to take part in a study to better understand what causes the diseases to worsen. University of Edinburgh researchers want to shed light on everyday factors that may influence flare-ups of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. They also want to investigate how changes in diet and lifestyle […]

Chad | Hospital physio who is actually a TV superhero!

By day, she is a senior physiotherapist at King’s Mill Hospital. But during her spare time, she is a superhero and soon-to-be TV star, raising money to fight a painful disease. That’s 28-year-old Lizzie Smith, of Forest Town, a tireless supporter of a charity helping to develop research into a cure for Inflammatory Bowel Disease […]