In the Journals

Gastric electrical stimulation reduces frequency of refractory vomiting

November 25, 2019
Patients with refractory vomiting who received gastric electrical stimulation therapy experienced a reduction in the frequency of vomiting episodes…

Meeting News

'Destination care' lowers costs, improves satisfaction in bariatric surgery

November 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A national destination care program for bariatric surgery can be both safe and effective, with an analysis suggesting the model is…

Meeting News

Swallowable gastric balloon offers safe, nonendoscopic option for adults with overweight, obesity

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults with overweight or obesity who received a swallowable gastric balloon that deflates on its own experienced a significant…

Meeting News

Therapeutic antibody effective in eosinophilic gastritis

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A novel therapeutic agent helped reduce eosinophil counts and improve symptoms in patients with eosinophilic gastritis and…

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…

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Elevated PE risk seen beyond 6 weeks after various types of surgery

October 9, 2019
Regardless of the surgery type, the risk of postoperative pulmonary embolism was elevated at more than 6 weeks postoperatively, according to…

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…

FDA News

7 recent FDA updates you may have missed

September 20, 2019
Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease has compiled a list of some of the most recent approvals and updates from the FDA. Our readers were most…

In the Journals

Broad-spectrum antibiotics may weaken flu vaccine response

September 18, 2019
Healthy adults who take broad-spectrum antibiotics may impair their body’s immune response to influenza vaccination, according to findings from…

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…

Meeting NewsPerspective

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…