Curcumin no better than placebo for postoperative Crohn’s recurrence

Oral curcumin was no more effective than placebo for preventing Crohn’s disease recurrence among patients who underwent surgery for Crohn’s, according to study results.Previous research has shown that curcumin may have some anti-inflammatory properties. Gilles Bommelaer, of Université Clermont Auvergne in France, and colleagues sought to determine its efficacy for the prevention of postoperative Crohn’s recurrence.“In vivo studies have also demonstrated the ability of curcumin to prevent and improve murine experimental colitis,” they wrote. “Recently,Read More

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