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      By the numbers: Understanding the toll of inflammatory bowel disease

      For Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Awareness Week, learn about the challenges of this painful condition—and why Johnson & Johnson continues to seek new treatment options.
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      “My battle with IBD has fueled my passion for helping patients like me”

      Sid Jain, a leader on the pharmaceutical R&D data science team at Johnson & Johnson, knows that new and better treatment options change lives. And being a Crohn’s disease patient himself has supercharged his mission to help revolutionize the research process.
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      What it takes to truly diversify clinical trials

      What do diseases like multiple myeloma and lupus have in common? They’re more prevalent in people of color—yet historically these patients have been left out of clinical research, often to dire health consequences. Learn how Johnson & Johnson is working to make the study of conditions like these more equitable.
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      5 things we now know about Crohn’s disease

      Over the past few decades, advances in the study and treatment of this inflammatory bowel disease have rapidly accelerated. We spoke to the experts to learn the latest about managing Crohn’s disease—and what other potential breakthroughs are on the horizon.
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      “I’m driven by the knowledge of the difference we can make": Meet 10 scientists who really inspired us in 2019.

      A groundbreaking trial for an HIV vaccine. New ways to help the body heal itself. Immunotherapy treatments for cancer. Behind medical advancements like these are the brilliant scientists who are relentlessly pushing their visions and research forward.
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      Have IBD? Read about the next frontier in disease research that taps into the microbiome

      There are trillions of microorganisms living in your gut—and they might just be the key to helping treat diseases like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Meet a researcher who spends her days exploring this microscopic world.
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      The facts about weight-loss surgery: Medical experts debunk 6 common myths

      If getting healthy is one of your resolutions—and you’ve wondered about bariatric surgery—here are answers to some common questions, including what BMI you really need to have to qualify for the procedure and whether you can expect to gain any weight back.
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      “I am a triathlete with Crohn’s disease": Meet a man who’s been living and thriving with inflammatory bowel disease for half his life

      Tackling a triathlon isn’t for the faint of heart. But Mark van Ooij, an Associate Scientific Director for Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., is doing just that—and he’s taking what he’s learned from his disease to propel him forward.
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      Six up-and-coming innovators from Johnson & Johnson’s inaugural Under 40 to Watch List

      The Johnson & Johnson under 40 to watch list: 6 young trailblazing scientists

      These up-and-coming stars in oncology, immunology, anti-aging, vaccines and other areas of research are helping to change healthcare as we know it. And they’re just at the beginning of their brilliant careers.
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      7 health advocates who are determined to change what it means to have a chronic illness

      Living with a life-altering disease is undeniably challenging. But it can also be full of triumphs if you embrace one simple mantra: It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.