Tag: Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

AGA publishes clinical guideline for managing patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia

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Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM), which is linked to non-cardia gastric cancer, is often detected during routine endoscopy, leading to questions about how patient care should...
Gastroenterology

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

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Young patients with inflammatory bowel disease are five times more likely than the general population to develop viral infections that can lead to hospitalization or...
Gastroenterology

Combination therapy improves survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

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Combination therapy with the PD-L1 inhibitor atezolizumab and the VEGF inhibitor bevacizumab significantly improves overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma...
Gastroenterology

'Dysbiosis' promotes the onset of colorectal cancer

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The gastroenterology team at Henri-Mondor AP-HP Hospital and University Paris-Est Créteil, led by Professor Iradj Sobhani, together with teams from Inserm and the Institut Pasteur...
Gastroenterology

Study shows potential of phage therapy to treat alcoholic liver disease

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Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that specifically destroy bacteria. In the early 20th century, researchers experimented with phages as a potential method for treating bacterial infections....
Gastroenterology

Botanical product kratom may cause liver toxicity and injury, study finds

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Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases –...
Gastroenterology

Many teens may develop nutritional deficiencies years after bariatric surgery

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The good news: bariatric surgery can be a life-changer for severely obese teens. Not only do young people experience dramatic weight loss, they also benefit...
Gastroenterology

ACG 2019 to review latest scientific advances in diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases

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More than 5,500 gastroenterologists and other health care professionals will convene at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX for the premier...

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