December 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has postponed the time it will decide whether or not to approve an experimental treatment under development by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. for ulcerative colitis, the company said.

December 12, 2013

Drug maker Shire has launched an online information website for patients in the United States with ulcerative colitis, the company said.

December 11, 2013

A subsidiary of Actavis has reached a settlement with a generic drug maker that will allow the launch of a generic version of a treatment for ulcerative colitis in 2015.

December 10, 2013

An expert panel at the Food and Drug Administration has given a thumbs-up to an experimental drug made by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. for treating ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the drug maker said.

November 11, 2013

AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from Oct. 14 to 21. Participants responded via AccentHealth's national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 520 respondents who were at least 18 years of age, and either themselves or a household member have prediabetes, Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes.

November 5, 2013

A recently released clinical trial has found that patients taking a biotech drug for arthritis and those taking a biosimilar version had similar responses to both treatments.

October 24, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a drug made by Genentech for rheumatoid arthritis that can be injected into the skin.

October 18, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by UCB for treating a form of arthritis.

October 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Antares Pharma for treating rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, the drug maker said Monday.

October 7, 2013

The National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation are presenting the country's first program specifically devoted to psoriatic arthritis this week, the two organizations said Monday.

September 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new usage for a drug made by UCB, the drug maker said Monday.

September 24, 2013

Belgian drug maker Ablynx is licensing an experimental treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus to U.S. drug maker AbbVie in a deal worth up to $840 million.

September 18, 2013

Two organizations are providing an educational program centered on a serious form of arthritis that affects up to 2 million people in the United States.

September 18, 2013

The Arthritis Society is donating more than C$4.5 million for arthritis research in Canada, the group said Wednesday.

July 11, 2013

Mylan is challenging a patent on a drug used to treat ulcerative proctitis, the generic drug maker said Thursday.

June 25, 2013

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for an experimental treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, the drug maker said.

May 15, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating ulcerative colitis, the agency said Wednesday.

April 16, 2013

Johnson & Johnson's sales increased by 8.5% to $17.5 billion in first quarter 2013, the healthcare products company said Tuesday.

April 5, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline has started a late-stage clinical trial of a drug in patients with an inflammatory disease that affects the blood vessels.

April 2, 2013

A population-based study in Olmsted County, Minn., has shown an increase in the incidence of celiac disease, a digestive condition triggered by eating protein gluten.

March 22, 2013

Disease relapse rates and worsening of disability were low among patients taking a drug made by Genzyme for multiple sclerosis, the company said.

February 8, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug from Warner Chilcott for treating ulcerative colitis, the drug maker said.

January 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an ulcerative colitis drug made by Santarus, the drug maker said.

January 8, 2013

An organization focused on inflammatory bowel disease has enlisted a star of "NYPD Blue," "Judging Amy" and "Private Practice" to raise awareness of the condition.