BWH/Harvard Northport IBD Study to begin next month

2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis study to begin in November In 2011  Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team conducted a study of Northport residents through health questionnaires and medical record confirmations.... Continue Reading →

Linking Air Pollution to Colitis & Crohn’s

Linking Air Pollution to Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease;                       A statement for Northport residents, epidemiologists, research organizations and universities on an opportunity for an epidemiological case-control study on Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis that continues to be ignored By Jamie Paparich Extensive studies continue to be... Continue Reading →

Runaway Train

Small communities through-out the United States are slowly, and unknowingly, being poisoned.  The poisons are unavoidable.  The residents are exposed to them from the air and dust they breath, the water they drink, the soil they grow gardens in, and the small particulate matter that they absorb through their skin.  There is no where to... Continue Reading →

If you or a family member suffers from Crohn’s or Colitis take a moment to complete an online survey that can provide info needed to find cures!

Your participation in an online research study can help us find cures! CCFA Partners has the unprecedented potential to improve the quality of life for patients everywhere. Join the 10,000 people who are already helping us build knowledge for a better future. All you need to do is fill out an online survey. How does CCFA... Continue Reading →

Comments worth posting – a special thank you from The Northport Project to Shayla

Comment from Shayla Phillips: I cannot thank you enough for writing this....I am in the eigth grade and I am doing a school project on Northport. There was so much info on Northport in this and I fully enjoyed reading. Im Stephanie and Levi's younger daughter Shayla Shayla  _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Response submitted by The Northport Project... Continue Reading →

CCFA – Patient Participation for Research Registry

http://www.ccfa.org/trials/studies/CCFAPartners     The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is in the process of developing CCFA Partners, a new program aimed at enlisting patient and family participation in activities to further increase our understanding of Inflammatory  Bowel Diseases (IBD). Specifically, CCFA is assessing the feasibility of building a long term patient registry to support... Continue Reading →

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