Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Latest Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Certain cancers might one day be cured without the use of toxic chemotherapy and radiation

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

Tarceva plus Gemcitabine improves survival compared to Gemcitabine alone

New oral gel used instead of injection to deliver drugs

New oral gel used instead of injection to deliver drugs

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Further study is needed before link between gastroesophageal reflux disorder and otitis media can be firmly established

Significant relationships between laryngopharyngeal reflux and upper airway sensory impairment

Significant relationships between laryngopharyngeal reflux and upper airway sensory impairment

Crohn’s disease may be caused by same bacterium that causes Paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease in cattle, sheep, and goats

Crohn’s disease may be caused by same bacterium that causes Paratuberculosis or Johne’s disease in cattle, sheep, and goats

Genetically modified bacterium as remedy for intestinal diseases

Genetically modified bacterium as remedy for intestinal diseases

Many factors influence quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Many factors influence quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Long-term outcomes for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C

Long-term outcomes for liver transplantation due to hepatitis C

Colonoscopy remains the most sensitive test available for detection of colorectal polyps and cancer

Colonoscopy remains the most sensitive test available for detection of colorectal polyps and cancer

Stress won't cause stomach ulcers, but it can make them worse

Stress won't cause stomach ulcers, but it can make them worse

High-resolution images reveal the molecular rearrangements that rotavirus uses to break into cells

High-resolution images reveal the molecular rearrangements that rotavirus uses to break into cells

60 percent of people with Crohn's disease have required surgery within the past five years

60 percent of people with Crohn's disease have required surgery within the past five years

Paracentesis performed in an outpatient setting by gastrointestinal endoscopy assistants is safe

Paracentesis performed in an outpatient setting by gastrointestinal endoscopy assistants is safe

Physicians today perform more colonoscopies than necessary

Physicians today perform more colonoscopies than necessary

New pill-size camera travels beyond other scope procedures to reveal gastrointestinal disorders in small intestines that often go unseen

New pill-size camera travels beyond other scope procedures to reveal gastrointestinal disorders in small intestines that often go unseen

Correlation between HCV viral load and severity of liver disease

Correlation between HCV viral load and severity of liver disease

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

As the saying goes “breast milk is best”

New alternative offered by physicians to help patients who suffer from heartburn

New alternative offered by physicians to help patients who suffer from heartburn