Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Latest Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Radiation for prostate cancer doubles the risk of developing rectal cancer

Radiation for prostate cancer doubles the risk of developing rectal cancer

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

Adding growth factor to baby formula could reduce necrotizing enterocolitis

Discovery of gene STAT6(B) may lead to new treatments for inflammatory diseases

Discovery of gene STAT6(B) may lead to new treatments for inflammatory diseases

Vital molecular step in cell migration

Vital molecular step in cell migration

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

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus

Washing hands with soap and water best protection against disease-causing viruses

Washing hands with soap and water best protection against disease-causing viruses

Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea

Norovirus found to cause traveler's diarrhea

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

People drink less alcohol as they age

People drink less alcohol as they age

Patients with cancer have a 7-fold increased risk for blood clots in the legs or lungs

Patients with cancer have a 7-fold increased risk for blood clots in the legs or lungs

Study supports giving dehydrated children fluids by mouth, oral rehydration therapy

Study supports giving dehydrated children fluids by mouth, oral rehydration therapy

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

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics to fill vacuum left by ineffective conventional therapies

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