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Finding the Right Treatment for People with IBD May Soon Become Easier

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Finding the right treatment for people living with chronic intestinal inflammation, also known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), might soon be getting easier.

IBD is a fairly common condition. Between 35,000 and 40,000 people in Norway live with the diagnosis. Each year approximately 3,500 people are diagnosed.

However, it has been difficult to find the right treatment since the symptoms, the course of the disease, and the effect of medication vary so much from person to person.

"The goal of our research is to develop tools that tell us what the course of the disease ...