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Aspirin seems to halve the risk of colon cancer in people with high levels of a genetic enzyme found in the colon, a new study says.
May's issue of Gastroenterology investigates the risk of colorectal cancer for carriers of mutations in MUTYH , with and without a family history of cancer.
Decision Resources Group, a health-care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that, according to surveyed U.S. and E.U. gastroenterologists, the effect on mucosal healing and improvement in the maintenance of remission are two of the attributes that most strongly influence their prescribing decisions in moderate-to-severe ulcerative ... (more)
UR Medicine's Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 3rd annual Strollin' for the Colon 5K Walk/Run beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Geneseo.
The rate of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma nearly doubles in those who both smoke and drink compared to those who only smoke or drink, according to new research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.
The latest issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology investigates the appropriateness of the European gastrointestinal endoscopy guidelines in selecting and prioritizing patients referred to colonoscopy.
The following are ambulatory surgery centers with openings, expansions and proposals announced in the past month, by region.
Simulation-based training in gastrointestinal endoscopy has been increasingly adopted by gastroenterology fellowship programs.
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, according to the American Gastroenterological Association .
Up until six months ago, the Endoscopy Center of Bergen County in Paramus, N.J., was a single-specialty gastroenterology center.
In March, the FDA Molecular and Clinical Genetics Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee unanimously voted to approve Cologuard, the stool-based DNA colorectal cancer screening test from Exact Sciences.
In order to realize the in vitro study, analyzing the cellular activity or viability noninvasively in advance of the screening is essential."