Work of Glasgow-based charity leads to £900K donation for Crohn’s research

The work of a Glasgow-based charity has led to a £900,000 donation to a Scots university to continue research on an innovative diet for adults and children with Crohn’s disease. Back in 2017, Cure Crohn’s Colitis invested £50,000 of its funds in the initial open-label trial of CD-TREAT. Now international philanthropic charity the Leona M […]

Personalised anti-TNF therapy in Crohn’s disease study concludes

You may remember that we announced our £60,000 investment into the personalised anti-TNF therapy in Crohn’s disease study (PANTS), last year. Although anti-TNF drugs have given new hope for people with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, and provided an important treatment option, they do not work in some patients. The research looked at the factors […]

Results are in – CD Treat diet

Back in 2017, we announced that we had invested £50,000 in CD-Treat research; a new dietary treatment aimed at combating Crohn’s Disease. Current evidence suggests that a combination of genetics, external influencers and gut microbiota all contribute to the disease activity of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Studies have shown that disease improvement, following treatment with Exclusive […]

New TREATment for Crohn’s Disease on the horizon

Over on the #IBDSuperHeroes blog… UK charity, Cure Crohn’s Colitis has committed £50,000 to CD-Treat, a new dietary treatment aimed at combating Crohn’s Disease. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a debilitating, and so far, incurable disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include, but are not limited to, pain where the disease is active or scarring/abscesses have occurred […]

The Extra | Charity’s £50k award to Crohn’s research

An East Ren-based charity is helping to fund an innovative research project to help sufferers of Crohn’s disease. Cure Crohn’s and Colitis, whose chair is Newton Mearns lawyer Roy Provan, has donated £50,000 towards “CD-TREAT” a new dietary treatment aimed at combating the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is hoped the carefully selected solid food […]

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 […]