Meeting News

Viberzi controls gut symptoms in patients with IBS-D

June 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome who previously had an inadequate response to loperamide therapy were…

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Nutritional deficiencies impact gastroparesis symptoms

June 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients with gastroparesis who have vitamin, mineral or protein deficiencies, which is about half of patients, are more prone to…

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VIDEO: Crash course on biologic use, procedures in small bowel, terminal ileal disease

June 8, 2019
CLEVELAND — In this exclusive video from the Cleveland Clinic IBD Master Class, Tracy Hull, MD, section chief of inflammatory bowel disease…

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Velusetrag improves diabetic, idiopathic gastroparesis

June 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Velusetrag, an oral, highly selective 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor 4 agonist, effectively reduced symptoms and gastric emptying in…

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Increased use drives cannabis hyperemesis syndrome rates, not legalization

May 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO — States with legalized cannabis have not seen higher hospitalization rates for cannabis hyperemesis syndrome compared with other…

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Appendectomy increases risk for Parkinson’s disease

May 18, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients who undergo appendectomy showed higher risk for developing Parkinson’s disease, according to data presented at…

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Healio to report live from DDW 2019

May 17, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Over the next four days, the gastroenterology community will convene in the San Diego Convention Center for Digestive Disease Week…

In the JournalsPerspective

Diabetes, hypertension remission greater among teens vs. adults after bariatric surgery

May 16, 2019
Adolescents with severe obesity were 27% more likely than adults with obesity to experience type 2 diabetes remission 5 years after undergoing Roux…

In the Journals

Magnetic-assisted capsule endoscopy assesses upper GI bleeds

May 14, 2019
Magnetic assisted capsule endoscopy is effective for the assessment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, according to study results. Hey-Long

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Endoscopic submucosal dissection safe, effective in Western cohort

May 13, 2019
Patients who cannot undergo surgery for early gastric cancers could benefit from local disease control with endoscopic submucosal dissection…

FDA News

FDA approves non-surgical weight loss device for obesity

April 24, 2019
The FDA has approved a non-surgical weight loss device for adults with obesity and have a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 to 40 kg/m2, according to a…

In the Journals

Foreign body ingestions nearly double between 1995 and 2015

April 12, 2019
The rate of foreign body ingestions among young children presenting to EDs throughout the United States nearly doubled in about 20 years, according…

In the Journals

Early postoperative weight loss predicts long-term success of bariatric surgery in teens

March 20, 2019
Adolescents with obesity who lose at least 30% of excess weight in the 3 months after bariatric surgery are more likely to experience sustained…

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Metabolic adaptation influences weight regain after bariatric surgery in teenagers

February 20, 2019
Adolescents with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery experienced a 25% reduction in resting energy expenditure 12 months after the…

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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass associated with diabetes remission for most adults

February 7, 2019
Among adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, 74% experienced diabetes remission after 1 year, whereas 27% had…

In the Journals

Allergic, autoimmune diseases linked to functional GI disorders

January 28, 2019
Patients with allergic or autoimmune diseases are at higher risk for functional gastrointestinal disorders independent of psychological distress…

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Gastric bypass surgery leads to improved strength, physical performance

January 16, 2019
Relative muscle strength and physical function improve in adults after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, according to findings published in The

In the Journals

Breath tests help identify treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia

December 11, 2018
Hydrogen breath tests could help diagnose treatable conditions in patients with suspected functional dyspepsia, according to research published in…

In the Journals

PPI co-therapy reduces upper GI bleeding hospitalizations among patients on oral anticoagulants

December 4, 2018
The incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding for patients taking an anticoagulant was lower among patients who were…

In the Journals

Nonoperative management of appendicitis offers short-term benefits, but long-term risks

November 15, 2018
Although nonoperative management could offer patients with acute uncomplicated appendicitis an alternative to surgery, the long-term complications…