Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Latest Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Use of the drug etodolac instead of drugs like Celebrex or Bextra could save $40 million annually

Use of the drug etodolac instead of drugs like Celebrex or Bextra could save $40 million annually

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

New studies demonstrate efficacy of novel Lipoxin analog in laboratory models of Crohn's disease

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

Analysis shows Remicade reduces pain associated with Crohn's disease

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Symptoms of heartburn and GERD are highly prevalent among obese patients

Symptoms of heartburn and GERD are highly prevalent among obese patients

Infants born to women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), no more likely to develop congenital malformations

Infants born to women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), no more likely to develop congenital malformations

Esophageal capsule is convenient, safe and sensitive for visualization of esophageal disorders

Esophageal capsule is convenient, safe and sensitive for visualization of esophageal disorders

New therapy under development for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

New therapy under development for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

Patients are receiving initial diagnosis of celiac disease at an older age

Patients are receiving initial diagnosis of celiac disease at an older age

Obese women at greater risk of colorectal cancer

Obese women at greater risk of colorectal cancer

Smokers face a significant risk of developing colon polyps

Smokers face a significant risk of developing colon polyps

Gastric acid-suppressive medications may increase risk of developing pneumonia

Gastric acid-suppressive medications may increase risk of developing pneumonia

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

Study clearly showed the benefit of weight loss in terms of pain, function and quality of life

New medication to prevent colon cancer

New medication to prevent colon cancer

Adults who were abused or neglected as children tend to visit doctors more often

Adults who were abused or neglected as children tend to visit doctors more often

New research points to potential new treatments for sickle cell disease

New research points to potential new treatments for sickle cell disease

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination