In the Journals

Expanding liver transplant criteria offers comparable survival

November 17, 2017
Select patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who surpassed traditional indications for living donor liver transplantation exceeded survival…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Nutrition therapy for pediatric IBD continues to advance

November 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, David Suskind, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of clinical…

Liver tumor program launched to ‘work in a fashion of teamwork’

November 17, 2017
The Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health launched a new liver tumor program, designed to provide multidisciplinary care for patients with…

AGA campaign aims to educate patients on GI risks of OTC pain meds

November 17, 2017
The American Gastroenterological Association created the Gut Check: Know Your Medicine campaign to help educate patients on how to safely use…
Perspective

Moderate coffee intake reduces risk for liver cancer, cirrhosis, fibrosis

November 16, 2017
In a roundtable format, experts gathered to discuss the latest research on coffee and liver disease, which indicate that drinking approximately three…
In the Journals

Gluten-free diet’s effect on cardiovascular risk unclear

November 16, 2017
A systematic review showed no clear evidence that a gluten-free diet has an overall negative impact on cardiovascular risks in patients with celiac…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with

GI Dynamics loses CE mark, right to sell device for obesity, diabetes in EU

November 16, 2017
Medical device company GI Dynamics announced its CE Mark for EndoBarrier, an endoscopic alternative to bariatric surgery, has been rescinded by its…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Physicians must directly discuss complementary medications

November 16, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, FACG, from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center…

Nine updates for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

November 16, 2017
World Pancreatic Cancer Day will be observed today. The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition has united more than 60 organizations from 27 countries to…
In the Journals

Opioid abuse treatment medications equally effective

November 15, 2017
Buprenorphine-naloxone combination and extended-release naltrexone were both safe and effective in managing patients with opioid use disorder…
In the Journals

Fatty liver linked to colorectal cancer in men, breast cancer in women

November 15, 2017
Researchers observed that nonalcoholic fatty liver disease was associated with hepatocellular carcinoma in general and with colorectal cancer in men…
Meeting News

AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
Meeting News

More clinical trials needed in metastatic colorectal cancer

November 15, 2017
NEW YORK —A significant amount of development in colorectal carcinoma treatment has occurred in recent years, but the 5-year OS rates are still…
In the Journals

Gut microbiota amino acids linked to disease severity in Crohn’s

November 15, 2017
Fecal samples from patients with Crohn’s disease showed as association between severity of the disease, gut dysbiosis and free amino acids…
In the Journals

Colon cancer treatment, survival improving in older patients

November 15, 2017
The quality of care received by older patients with colon cancer has significantly improved since 2001, but adherence to treatment guidelines could…
In the Journals Plus

Raw fish salad causes outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore

November 15, 2017
A new report details the investigation into a large outbreak of group B Streptococcus in Singapore that was caused by a type of raw fish salad. The…
Meeting News

Obesity, prior surgeries increase risk for hepatic steatosis in IBD

November 15, 2017
ORLANDO — The prevalence of hepatic steatosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease ranges, but occurs more often among those with…
In the Journals Plus

Genomics can help estimate risk for cholera epidemics

November 14, 2017
Genetic data from a half century worth of cholera isolates can help inform measures to control epidemics, researchers concluded in two recent…
FDA News

FDA clears new test to aid in identifying hereditary colon cancer

November 14, 2017
With further guidance to test all cases of colorectal cancer for possible genetic markers, the FDA cleared the latest test to help distinguish…
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