Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

Latest Gastrointestinal Health News and Research

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

Small is beautiful in the medical world

Small is beautiful in the medical world

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

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

New findings clarify the role of NOD2, a key molecular player in Crohn's Disease

New findings clarify the role of NOD2, a key molecular player in Crohn's Disease

Parasitic worms, or helminths, may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease

Parasitic worms, or helminths, may be an effective treatment for Crohn's disease

Association between gastrointestinal disorders and sleep disturbances

Association between gastrointestinal disorders and sleep disturbances

FDA approval of Tysabri, for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

FDA approval of Tysabri, for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Urinary incontinence and abdominal pain are key symptoms of ovarian cancer

Urinary incontinence and abdominal pain are key symptoms of ovarian cancer

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