Diverticulitis News and Research

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Diverticula are most common in the lower portion of the large intestine, called the sigmoid colon. When the pouches become inflamed, the condition is called diverticulitis. Ten to 25 percent of people with diverticulosis get diverticulitis. Diverticulosis and diverticulitis together are called diverticular disease.
Genome-wide association study reveals potential genes behind diverticular disease

Genome-wide association study reveals potential genes behind diverticular disease

Medicaid expansion related to better access to surgery and higher quality of care

Medicaid expansion related to better access to surgery and higher quality of care

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

Reducing use of 'low value' surgical procedures vital to cut healthcare costs and enhance care

Research findings question effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for diverticulitis

Research findings question effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for diverticulitis

New hydrogel-based biochip may help in early diagnosis of bowel cancer

New hydrogel-based biochip may help in early diagnosis of bowel cancer

AGA issues six new clinical practice guidelines

AGA issues six new clinical practice guidelines

Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery significantly lowers health care costs

Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery significantly lowers health care costs

Minimally-invasive surgery offers long-term cost savings for healthcare system, less trauma for patients

Minimally-invasive surgery offers long-term cost savings for healthcare system, less trauma for patients

New diagnostic system describes symptoms using the image of patient's tongue

New diagnostic system describes symptoms using the image of patient's tongue

Actavis reports positive results from ceftazidime-avibactam Phase III studies in cIAI patients

Actavis reports positive results from ceftazidime-avibactam Phase III studies in cIAI patients

Pfizer reports positive results from two tofacitinib Phase 3 trials for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Pfizer reports positive results from two tofacitinib Phase 3 trials for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

FDA approves sNDA to include radiographic data updating label of Pfizer XELJANZ for treatment of RA

FDA approves sNDA to include radiographic data updating label of Pfizer XELJANZ for treatment of RA

New, "designer" dietary fiber may eliminate side effects of current IBS treatment

New, "designer" dietary fiber may eliminate side effects of current IBS treatment

Studies offer new insight into diverticulosis

Studies offer new insight into diverticulosis

Research show that risk of diverticulosis is lower than previously thought

Research show that risk of diverticulosis is lower than previously thought

People who consume nuts daily are 20% less likely to die

People who consume nuts daily are 20% less likely to die

Smoking may increase risk of complications, death after colorectal procedures

Smoking may increase risk of complications, death after colorectal procedures

UCLA researchers explain Post-Diverticulitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome

UCLA researchers explain Post-Diverticulitis Irritable Bowel Syndrome

TAP block procedure poses no significant risks to patients and cuts postoperative use of narcotics

TAP block procedure poses no significant risks to patients and cuts postoperative use of narcotics

Bumping up appendicitis diagnostic accuracy

Bumping up appendicitis diagnostic accuracy