May is completely characterized by intestinal health: first Digestive Disease Week, now World IBD Day. The aim of the IBD action day is to raise awareness about inflammatory bowel diseases [...]
Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is used to measure the concentration of an active ingredient in the patient’s blood. Using this information, physicians can adjust the dose individually to the [...]
As every year, March is officially “Colon Cancer Awareness Month”. A great opportunity to highlight the importance of screening. Nowadays, modern tests have made the early detection of [...]
So-called TNFα blockers are commonly used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Therapeutic drug monitoring improves the effect of [...]
Chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by recurring and often ongoing flares. The most common forms of IBD are Crohns disease and Ulcerative colitis.
It is often difficult to differentiate patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) those who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome due to similar symptoms of patients. Both groups show similar [...]
According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) every year 63.000 people in Germany fall ill with colon cancer. Approximately 25,000 people die annually from the consequences of this disease. Colon [...]