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Bariatric surgery can benefit some obese children and teens, reports Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Bariatric surgery--as a last resort when conservative interventions have failed--can improve liver disease and other obesity-related health problems in severely obese children and adolescents. View News Article (2015-01-20)


Case Studies: Dietary Supplements with Steroids Pose Health
Three cases of patients suffering from the adverse affects of steroid-enriched dietary supplements have been reported by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. View News Article (2009-08-05)


Chronic diarrhea unresponsive to conventional medication: Are you taking lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which powerfully suppresses gastric acid production and is widely prescribed for chronic use in gastroesophageal reflux disease. View News Article (2009-05-14)


Is endotoxin receptor CD14 rs2569190/C-159T gene correlated with chronic hepatitis C?
It is still unknown why the natural history of chronic disease caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV), which currently infects 3% of the world's population, varies from mild in some patients to rapidly progressing in others. View News Article (2009-08-27)


Electroacupuncture at PC6 may decrease frequency of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation
The First Hospital of Peking University, China-Research, has shown that electroacupuncture at PC6 may decrease the frequency of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation (TLESR), which is the main mechanism underlying gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). View News Article (2007-10-11)


Study indicates cancer preventive effect for statins
The commonly used prescription statin drugs may have a protective effect in the prevention of liver cancer and lead to a reduction in the need for gallbladder removals, according to two studies published in Gastroenterologyiption statin drugs may have a protective effect in the prevention of liver cancer and lead to a reduction in the need for gallbladder removals, according to two studies... View News Article (2009-05-06)


Gastroenterology special issue focuses on new directions of viral hepatitis care and research
The editors of Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, are pleased to announce the publication of this year's highly anticipated special 13th issue. Published each May, the 13th issue is devoted to a particular gastroenterological topic of broad interest; this year's topic is viral hepatitis.  View News Article (2012-05-16)


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)


Misuse of anesthesia could cause hepatitis virus transmission
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be transmitted during intravenous (IV) administration of anesthesia, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. View News Article (2010-07-23)


Even low-dose aspirin may increase risk of GI bleeding
The risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding needs to be considered when determining the potential preventive benefits associated with low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer. View News Article (2011-09-13)

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