Research News

Crohn's and Colitis Canada would like to share with you the opportunities and successes that have resulted from the work funded by supporters like you. In one location you can read and access stories as well as journal articles from researchers that share what has been learned and updates on research that is happening. 

What is Fishy about Fish Oil Supplements?

Fish oil pills, rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, are one of the world’s most ...

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GEM Study Links Leaky Gut to Crohn's Disease

International project led by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is getting us closer to preventin...

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Helping Parents Care for themselves and their Children with IBD

“Parenting in any context can be stressful, but it is all the more difficult when you hav...

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Confirming the link between celiac disease and IBD

For years, patients, clinicians, and researchers alike have wondered whether there is a link be...

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Celebrating Nursing Week

"Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift-there is nothing small about it.&rdqu...

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Shining a Light on Experiences of Discomfort

Nurse practitioner Irina Nistor conducts research on discomfort experienced by people living with...

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IBD Impact Report is a call to action for policymakers, clinicians, and scientists in Canada

Understanding the scope of a problem is imperative in order to take action in healthcare. For Can...

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Dr. Charles Bernstein Receives the 2019 Research Leadership Award

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is pleased to present Dr. Charles Bernstein with this year's Res...

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Breaking the cycle of IBD’s impact on mental health

In any given year, 1 ...

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Dr. Neeraj Narula Receives the 2019 Rising Star Award

It’s not every day that you meet a gastroenterologist who started out in chartered accounti...

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  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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