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VIDEO: ‘Exciting’ therapies in the pipeline for IBD

In this exclusive video, Anita Afzali, MD, director of the inflammatory bowel disease center at The Ohio State University, discusses the impact of emerging therapies in IBD.In addition to filling in some of the unmet needs in IBD care, Afzali said new therapies could help physicians provide a more personalized approach for their patients.Read More

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VIDEO: Benefit of COVID-19 vaccine outweighs risks in IBD patients

In this exclusive video, Freddy Caldera, DO, MS, assistant professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, spoke about the two recent COVID-19 vaccines that have been authorized for emergency use.Caldera said if a patient with inflammatory bowel disease fits in the…

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Clowns improve well-being of hospitalized children, studies show

Doctors dressed as clowns have been shown to improve symptoms and the psychological well-being of hospitalized children, according to a systematic review published in The BMJ.“As clinicians strive to minimize the psychological burden during the hospitalization process, mainly in pediatrics settings, they must be aware of the scientific evidence available to help them incorporate appropriate…