Miracle Drug For Crohn’S Disease Treatment Could Ease Pain Of Million Patients

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Drug to treat severe Crohn’s disease could ease pain for hundreds of patients

A DRUG which can treat people living with moderate to severely active Crohn’s disease has been approved for use for people in the UK – news which could reduce crippling symptoms and suffering many people face.Following European Commission approval, the drug ustekinumab or Stelara is now licensed in the UK as a treatment option for adult patients who have had an inadequate response with, lost response to, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy.Ustekinumab is the first biologic drug for Crohn’S Disease Treatment two, specific, naturally-occurring proteins which play a key role in inflammatory and immune responses.

Miracle Drug For Crohn’S Disease Treatment Could Ease Pain of Million Patients:The biologics are designed to target and obstruct specific components of the immune system.At least 115,000 people in the UK have Crohn’s disease and around one in 10,000 people are newly diagnosed every year. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease which can affect anyone of any age or gender, although it predominantly impacts people in the prime of their lives between the ages of 16 to 30.

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