Biologics linked to lower dementia rate in older patients with IBD

SAN DIEGO — Older patients with inflammatory bowel disease who were treated with biologics exhibited a lower incidence of dementia compared with those never treated with biologics, according to data presented at Digestive Disease Week 2022.“When we looked at a national database, what we found was an increased rate of dementia among IBD patients,” Ahmed Eltelbany, MD, an internist at the Cleveland Clinic, told Healio. “[However,] when we further stratified our study to look at the biologic use among these patient groups, we found that the group that used biologics had aRead More

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