Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and weight loss, and possible bowel obstruction. Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, and tiredness. Crohn's disease is caused by a combination of environmental, immune and bacterial factors in genetically susceptible individuals. It results in a chronic inflammatory disorder, in which the body's immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract possibly directed at microbial antigens.
Today Show Interviews Bianca Scott & Tammy Hamawi About Ahus & Soliris 25 Feb 2014
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An interview on Channel Nine - Today Show with Bianca Scott and Tammy Hamawi talking about the challenges of getting Soliris funded for Bianca's ultra rare blood disease that is attacking her organs causing kidney failure and eventually leading to death. The government has yet to approve the only treatment that works.