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New FDA-approved therapy provides better quality of life for patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors

New FDA-approved therapy provides better quality of life for patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors

Researchers develop 'surgery in a pill' to reverse type 2 diabetes

Researchers develop 'surgery in a pill' to reverse type 2 diabetes

Cedars-Sinai study identifies gut gas associated with diarrhea

Cedars-Sinai study identifies gut gas associated with diarrhea

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

FDA authorizes marketing of Hemospray device for treating GI bleeding

University of Pennsylvania expert investigates novel treatment for cocaine addiction

University of Pennsylvania expert investigates novel treatment for cocaine addiction

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption

Researchers target and kill disease-causing bacteria using cocktail of viruses

Researchers target and kill disease-causing bacteria using cocktail of viruses

'Gut-on-a-chip' model recreates intestinal matrix critical for nutrient absorption

'Gut-on-a-chip' model recreates intestinal matrix critical for nutrient absorption

Specific small-bowel microbes regulate digestion and absorption of fats, study shows

Specific small-bowel microbes regulate digestion and absorption of fats, study shows

Adjuvant therapy may not improve survival for rare cancers

Adjuvant therapy may not improve survival for rare cancers

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Researchers identify salivary protein that protects the body from traveler's diarrhea

Researchers identify salivary protein that protects the body from traveler's diarrhea

Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

Researchers discover mechanism that could open doors to new treatments for celiac disease

Researchers discover mechanism that could open doors to new treatments for celiac disease

Stanford researchers explore how gut bacteria respond to common changes in habitat

Stanford researchers explore how gut bacteria respond to common changes in habitat

Study: Diagnosis of celiac disease takes 3.5 years for patients who do not report GI symptoms

Study: Diagnosis of celiac disease takes 3.5 years for patients who do not report GI symptoms

Organ chip technology improves study of the intestine for personalized medicine

Organ chip technology improves study of the intestine for personalized medicine

Impairing rare group of intestinal cells allows gut bacteria to cause inflammation, study finds

Impairing rare group of intestinal cells allows gut bacteria to cause inflammation, study finds

Study adds more evidence that intestinal microbiome plays substantial role in obesity

Study adds more evidence that intestinal microbiome plays substantial role in obesity