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Infliximab plus azathioprine effective for stubborn Crohn’s disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In adults with moderate-to-severe active Crohn’s disease, treatment with infliximab plus azathioprine, or infliximab alone, led to significantly higher rates of corticosteroid-free clinical remission and mucosal...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Polyps smaller than 10 mm that are detected with CT colonography (CTC) screening are very unlikely to contain high-grade dysplasia or malignancy, a new study shows. “Our findings show that we can probably be much...

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Omega-3 fatty acid may help prevent colon cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a small study of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, the free fatty acid form of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA-FFA) reduced both the size and number of polyps. “EPA-FFA should be considered for chemoprevention in...