Not wanting to be pessimistic, but the article was written in 2/06. If it were a valid theory it seems like they would have advanced it and we would have read more about it. Also, I thought Viagra had not panned out in Crohn's. I could certainly be wrong! I'd love to think they were "on to it!"!!!!
--40 year old female, dx as UC in '04 (1st symptoms in '03), switched to Crohn's in '05, 1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
--rejected (reaction/didn't work): Asacol, AZA, 6-MP, MTX, Remicade, Humira, prednisone
--stuck on methylprednisolone, tried Prochymal in Phase III study (can't wait til it's approved!)
--started Tysabri 3/21/08
--single mom to 10-year-old girl