Looking Back at 2019’s Top 10, Peer Tested by You

Healio Gastroenterology, January 2020
Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD
As we enter the 6th year of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, it is worth looking back at what made us stand out in 2019: the Peer Tested…

In the Journals

Diets high in polyunsaturated, vegetable fats reduce liver cancer risk

January 10, 2020
Diets consisting of higher vegetable fat and polyunsaturated fat intake correlated with a lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, including cases in…

In the Journals

Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk for late-onset Crohn’s

January 8, 2020
Individuals who adhere to a Mediterranean diet are at lower risk for developing Crohn’s disease later in life, according to study results…

In the Journals

Low-FODMAP diet helps manage gut symptoms in quiescent IBD

January 6, 2020
Although patients with inflammatory bowel disease may have their disease in objective control, many still experience persistent gut symptoms. A diet…

Meeting News

GI-supervised weight loss program leads to weight loss in GERD, NAFLD

December 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A comprehensive gastroenterologist-supervised weight management program that includes nutrition education and behavioral support…

Meeting News

Diet as therapy for IBD remains hindered by knowledge gaps

December 13, 2019
ORLANDO — As patients with Crohn’s disease seek guidance on how to handle their condition, there remains a knowledge gap regarding what…

In the Journals

Drinking water instead of coffee, tea, soda may reduce reflux

December 4, 2019
Replacing a few servings per day of either coffee, tea or soda with water may reduce risk for symptoms of GERD, according to study results. …

Meeting News

Weight parameters impact mortality in colorectal cancer

November 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Obesity and underweight were associated with worse colorectal cancer outcomes, recurrence and mortality, compared with normal…

Meeting News

Avoidant food intake disorder rarely connected with body image concerns

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — While avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder has often been associated by clinicians with underlying psychiatric and eating…

Meeting News

Healio to report live from ACG 2019

October 24, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Starting this weekend, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease will provide live coverage as the exclusive media partner of the…

In the Journals

Diet changes in young adults may quickly reduce depression symptoms

October 17, 2019
Short-term diet changes for young adults may significantly reduce depression symptoms, according to results from an Australian randomized controlled…

In the Journals

Consuming dietary fiber may reduce NAFLD risk among multiple ethnicities

October 9, 2019
Researchers found that while consumption of red and processed meat, poultry, and cholesterol correlated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease…

Healio announces its Disruptive Innovators finalists

October 4, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Healio will host its second Disruptive Innovators reception during the American College of Gastroenterology’s Annual…

In the Journals

H. pylori treatment, vitamins, garlic reduce gastric cancer mortality

September 17, 2019
Over the course of 22 years of follow-up, treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection, as well as vitamin and garlic supplementation, reduced the…

In the Journals

Keto Mediterranean diet could modulate gut microbiome to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

September 17, 2019
Researchers found that a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can impact the gut microbiome in a way that decreases risk for Alzheimer’s…


Q&A: Can a plant-based formula improve gastroparesis symptoms?

August 30, 2019
There is no definitive cure for patients suffering from gastroparesis. One of the most common treatment options for the rare disorder includes an…

In the Journals

Gluten intake during childhood may increase risk for celiac disease

August 29, 2019
High gluten intake during the first 5 years of life may increase the risk for celiac disease, according to findings published in JAMA.

In the Journals

Red wine promotes better gut health

August 28, 2019
Moderate consumption of red wine helped to promote better diversity within the gut microbiome, which could contribute to the libation’s many…

Beyond Celiac awards nearly $450,000 in research grants

August 24, 2019
Beyond Celiac – a leading nonprofit supporting research in celiac disease – announced the award of two long-term grants funding an…

Cover Story

Bariatric Endoscopy: Growing Awareness in a Dynamic Field

Healio Gastroenterology, August 2019
Before 2015, managing obesity was the realm of other specialties. Although gastroenterologists have traditionally dealt with some of the…