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Indicators in gut microbiome may lead to better diagnosis, treatment of high BP

September 10, 2019
Analyzing bacteria in the gut, researchers have determined that patients presenting with hypertension plus depression may have an entirely different…

In the Journals

75% of indigestion patients reduce or stop PPIs after education, rescue therapy

September 4, 2019
A combination of education and short-term symptom management via rescue therapy helped most patients with dyspepsia in England either reduce proton…


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…

FDA News

FDA revises draft guidance on clinical evaluation of gastroparesis drugs

August 13, 2019
The FDA has provided a revised version of the draft guidance on trial designs and endpoints for clinical evaluation of gastroparesis. The updates…

In the Journals

Certain factors may influence behavioral therapy response in supragastric belching

August 5, 2019
Several factors, including lower hypervigilance, are associated with better outcomes of cognitive behavioral therapy in patients with supragastric…

In the Journals

Daily coffee speeds up recovery after laparoscopic colorectal surgery

August 1, 2019
Daily coffee intake after laparoscopic elective colorectal resection may prevent postoperative ileus and reduce hospital stay due to a significantly…

Mayo Clinic ranked best hospital for adult gastrointestinal care

July 30, 2019
Mayo Clinic tops U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings for adult gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery…

In the Journals

Gastric cancer risk factors in patients with Lynch syndrome identified

July 18, 2019
Several clinical factors, including older age and family history, are linked with gastric cancer among individuals with Lynch syndrome-associated…

Meeting News

Smoking and bariatric surgery do not mix

July 1, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Individuals who actively smoked experienced worse outcomes after bariatric surgery, including death and serious morbidity…

In the Journals

1 child sent to the ED every 2 hours for ingesting cosmetics

July 1, 2019
Children aged younger than 5 years frequently ingest personal care products, with nearly 70,000 presenting to EDs throughout the United States for…

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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

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

In the Journals

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…

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