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Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers

Different consultants mean different lengths of stay in hospitals

Different consultants mean different lengths of stay in hospitals

Small number of genes can predict response to chronic hepatitis C therapy

Small number of genes can predict response to chronic hepatitis C therapy

Demoralization: A syndrome which should not be confused with depression

Demoralization: A syndrome which should not be confused with depression

Fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment

Fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment

Men who are treated for prostate cancer with radiation may have almost doubled their risk of developing rectal cancer

Men who are treated for prostate cancer with radiation may have almost doubled their risk of developing rectal cancer

Radiation for prostate cancer doubles the risk of developing rectal cancer

Radiation for prostate cancer doubles the risk of developing rectal cancer

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Cetrorelix progresses to full development for the treatment of Endometriosis in women

Cetrorelix progresses to full development for the treatment of Endometriosis in women

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Biochip for detection of inflammatory bowel disease

Biochip for detection of inflammatory bowel disease

By age six, children of overweight mothers are fifteen times more likely to be obese

By age six, children of overweight mothers are fifteen times more likely to be obese

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Chronic constipation is uncomfortable, but not dangerous

Chronic constipation is uncomfortable, but not dangerous