Healio Gastroenterology


The following articles appeared in the print edition of HEALIO GASTROENTEROLOGY.

Table of Contents
By the Numbers

6 Recent HBV Reports: New Vaccines on the Horizon

Cover Story

Cannabis in Gastroenterology: Physicians Lack Answers as Patient Interest Peaks

Drug/Device Pipeline

FDA Accepts Application to Include Ulcerative Colitis in Xeljanz Indications

FDA Approves New Rapid C. diff Test

Intercept Announces Ocaliva Effective for PSC

Saliva-based GERD Test Registered With FDA, Will Launch in US This Year

DSMB Supports Trial of Oral Antibiotic for Crohn’s Disease


Same Focused Gastroenterology Content, Increased Inclusion of Liver Disease

Edward V. Loftus Jr., MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP; Nancy S. Reau, MD, FAASLD, AGAF


GI Surgeon Societies Release Guidelines for Enhanced Recovery After Colon, Rectal Surgery

AASLD Releases NAFLD Practice Guide for Screening, Treatment

In the Journals

NASH Linked to Early Markers of Hypertrophy

‘Normal’ Bowel Habits Differ Between Men, Women

Virtual Chromoendoscopy Could Replace Gold Standard for UC Surveillance

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Another Study Finds no Link Between PPIs, Dementia

FMT ‘Highly Effective’ for Recurrent, Refractory C. difficile Infection, Regardless of Preparation, Delivery

In the Journals Plus

Overweight, Obese Adolescents at Greater Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Trend Watch

MACRA and Gastroenterology: ACG Pushes for Ongoing Focus on Quality

CDC: Multicomponent Interventions Boost Colorectal, Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening

FDA Safety Alert: Five Deaths After Intragastric Balloon Insertions