FDA Approves Rx to Treat Crohn's Disease in Kids
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for Crohn's disease in children. It is the first treatment for pediatric Crohn's approved to be administered at home.
Digestive System Woes for Children
Inflammatory bowel diseases are painful conditions that affect the digestive tract, often the small intestine and colon. More children appear to be suffering from these conditions.
Weaker Bones in Kids with Stomach Problems
Milk can do the body good. But if the calcium can't be absorbed well by kids, their bones don't do so well either. Kids with long-term digestive problems have lower bone density as they grow older, new research has found.
Surgery Helps Children With Crohn's
Going under the knife for any surgery can make patients uneasy. But for children with long-term stomach troubles, the option can do more good than harm.