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VIDEO: Novel DNA markers accurately detect pancreatic cancer across all stages

May 24, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this video from Digestive Disease Week, Shounak Majumder, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic, discusses the results of…

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Primary care may under-recognize patients at risk for NASH

May 23, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Those at risk for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, may be under-recognized in primary care, according to study findings…

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Hemoclips may not reduce post-polypectomy bleeding

May 23, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Prophylactic placement of hemoclips following the removal of large colon polyps did not decrease the risk for post-polypectomy…

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VIDEO: Physicians’ words guide patients from hopeless to hopeful

May 23, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this video from Digestive Disease Week, William D. Chey, MD, professor of medicine, and director of the GI Physiology…

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Entyvio reduces ALP in subset of patients with IBD, PSC

May 22, 2019
Study results showed that Entyvio decreased alkaline phosphatase serum levels by 20% in a subset of patients with concomitant inflammatory bowel…

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Artificial intelligence accurately grades IBD disease severity

May 22, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Using artificial intelligence methods in ulcerative colitis, researchers showed that neural networks produce as sensitive and…

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VIDEO: Obeticholic acid improves fibrosis in patients with NASH

May 22, 2019
SAN DIEGO – In this video from Digestive Disease Week, Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACP, FACG, AGAF, discusses interim results from the phase…

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GEMINI: Entyvio safe in long-term IBD study

May 21, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Entyvio therapy is safe for the long-term treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to the final results…

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VIDEO: Cologuard viewed as complement to colonoscopy

May 21, 2019
SAN DIEGO — In this exclusive video from Digestive Disease Week, Mark Stenhouse, president of Cologuard, discusses the non-invasive colorectal…

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FMT safe, effective in patients with IBD, C. diff infection

May 21, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Results from the ICON study presented at DDW demonstrated that fecal microbiota transplantation was safe and effective in patients…

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Fitbits may predict relapse in patients with IBD

May 21, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Fitbits proactively monitored some components of inflammatory bowel disease that could lead to the condition’s relapse…

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Entyvio ‘superior’ to Humira in certain ulcerative colitis cases

May 21, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Clinical and endoscopic outcomes of Entyvio treatment were “superior” to those of Humira in cases of moderately to…

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Ocaliva associated with collagen improvement in patients with PBC

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO – Post-hoc analysis of data from a POISE substudy has shown reduction in fibrosis “supporting the overall trend of improvement…

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Bariatric surgery does not increase likelihood of liver transplantation in NASH

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients with NASH who underwent bariatric surgery were no more likely to undergo liver transplantation surgery than those without…

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Cooking classes improve diet adherence, quality of life in celiac

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — A series of cooking courses helped patients with celiac disease improve adherence to a gluten-free diet and their quality of life…

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TNF inhibitor use prior to IBD surgery does not increase postoperative infection risks

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Preoperative use of TNF inhibitors in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis did not increase the risk for any…

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Close follow-up in EoE means fewer strictures

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Strictures related to eosinophilic esophagitis form less frequently in patients who are able to stick to a close follow-up…

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Vitamin D fails to prevent postoperative recurrence in certain patients with Crohn’s disease

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — High-dose vitamin D treatment failed to reduce the incidence of postoperative recurrence in patients with Crohn’s disease…

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Cannabis use increases among patients with inflammatory bowel disease

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — The number of patients with inflammatory bowel disease who are actively using cannabis is rising, according to study results…

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Young adults demonstrate ability to handle their GI medical records

May 19, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Adolescents and young adults demonstrated high levels of health literacy compared with their physicians as well as satisfaction…