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Good bowel cleansing is key for high-quality colonoscopy
The success of a colonoscopy is closely linked to good bowel preparation, with poor bowel prep often resulting in missed precancerous lesions, according to new consensus guidelines released by the U.S. Multi-Society Task force on Colorectal Cancer. View News Article (2014-09-23)


AGA releases new tool to help GIs evaluate and treat Crohn's disease
The treatment of Crohn's disease is evolving. To help gastroenterologists better identify and manage their Crohn's disease patients, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has created a clinical decision tool to guide GIs in their decision-making process. View News Article (2014-09-15)


Statin use decreases the risk of Barrett's esophagus
Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. View News Article (2014-07-24)


Adults with eosinophilic esophagitis should consider a diet change
Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), according to a new study1 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.  View News Article (2014-07-21)


New statement on 'PEG' feeding tubes in children published by Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube has become an "essential" technique for children and young people with a wide range of problems with feeding and nutrition. View News Article (2014-07-16)


Experts voice concerns over arsenic in rice, reports Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Inorganic arsenic in rice and rice-based foods poses health concerns in infants and young children, and steps should be taken to minimize exposure. View News Article (2014-07-16)


Joint education standards help GI, hepatology programs meet accreditation requirements
A team of representatives from five gastroenterology and hepatology societies have created a toolbox designed to help gastroenterology training directors meet the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Internal Medicine Subspecialty Reporting Milestones requirements while training fellows to independently care for patients. View News Article (2014-06-30)


Antiviral therapy can prevent liver cancer in chronic hepatitis B patients
One of the most severe complications of hepatitis B is the development of liver cancer, which is responsible for approximately 745,000 deaths worldwide each year.  View News Article (2014-06-24)


Potential new treatment may protect celiac patients from gluten-induced injury
The gluten-specific enzyme ALV003 reduces a patient's exposure to gluten and its potential harm, according to a new phase 2 study appearing in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.  View News Article (2014-06-13)


Antiviral therapy may prevent liver cancer in hepatitis B patients
Researchers have found that antiviral therapy may be successful in preventing hepatitis B virus from developing into the most common form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). View News Article (2014-06-10)

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