gastroenterology
IBD

Ageing profile of IBD patients highlights need for safer meds

An Australian study has found the prevalence of IBD is high in older patients, prompting caution around the use of immunosuppressive medications in a population already at higher risk of infection. The population-based study conducted in Sydney found the crude prevalence of IBD was 414 per 100,000 and slightly higher for Crohn’s disease than ulcerative ...

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