October 2018 Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter ClinSearch would like to keep you up to date. Our monthly newsletter details new studies and events happening at our site. Our website has several resources to learn more about the clinical trials process. We encourage you to read and share these links with friends and family who may be interested. Volunteer Referral Program Suggest a friend … Read More

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of the digestive tract usually within the colon or the lower part of the small intestines. This inflammatory bowel disease can lead to severe diarrhea, malnutrition, weight loss, fatigue, and abdominal pain. There is no known cure for Crohn’s disease. Causes may include heredity, environment, or a faulty immune system. Other risk factors include environment, age, ethnicity, … Read More

Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and You

Crohn’s disease vs. ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both chronic inflammatory diseases of the GI tract. Ulcerative colitis involves only the colon, and Crohn’s can involve any part of the GI tract (from the mouth to anus). Both occur most frequently in men and women between the ages of 15-35. Symptoms vary but can include: Diarrhea Rectal … Read More

Crohn’s Disease

1.4 million Americans live with Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is usually diagnosed between the age 15-30. Additionally, 5-20% of individuals with Crohn’s have a family history of the disease. Though the cause is unknown, we know the symptoms are caused by a hyperactive immune system attacking the gut. Crohn’s may involve any part of the GI tract, but usually the distal small … Read More

Crohn’s Disease Research at ClinSearch

Fighting Crohn’s Disease Several treatments exist including non-drug treatments, and new research is under way Do you have or know someone with Crohn’s disease? We would like to show you why we need research to discover better treatments. About Crohn’s disease Crohn’s is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can involve any part of the GI tract, but is … Read More

Inside Insights from Spaz the Spastic Colon.

  My name is Spaz, and I’m a Spastic Colon. I am a hard worker with good intentions, but sometimes I have anger issues. This happens to be pretty common for those of us in the “business”. Did you know that nearly 15% of all the bowels in the United States have a reputation for being irritable? Unfortunately, when tummies … Read More