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1 hr ago | Beckers ASC Review

5 Gastroenterologists Serving in International GI Society Leadership Positions

The following is a listing of five gastroenterologists serving in leadership positions for international GI societies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International, Energy, Oil & Gas, Florida Atlantic University, Chapel Hill, NC, University of Nebraska Medical Center

5 hrs ago | HON

Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

10 hrs ago | Medical News

Cook Medical's Instinct Endoscopic Hemoclip now available to gastroenterologists

Endoscopic Hemoclip is now available to gastroenterologists in major global markets.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

GastroHep.com

High risk of colorectal cancer for carriers of mutations in MUTYH

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

P&T Community

Report: Vedolizumab (Entyvio) Has Potential for Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

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)

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Burlington, MA, Medicine

University of Rochester

3rd Annual Walk/Run to Benefit Colon Cancer Education, Research

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.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, Geneseo, NY, Livingston County, NY

Newswise

Combination of Alcohol and Tobacco Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Esophageal Cancer, Health, Medicine

GastroHep.com

European gastrointestinal endoscopy guidelines to help select patients for colonoscopy

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

5 Physician Compensation Statistics for 6 Top ASC Specialties

Here are fives statistics on physician compensation for five top ambulatory surgery center specialties from the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2014 : 1. Orthopedic surgeons received average annual compensation of $413,000.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Beckers ASC Review

22 Proposed, Recently Opened or Expanded ASCs by Region

The following are ambulatory surgery centers with openings, expansions and proposals announced in the past month, by region.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kaleida Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Fort Worth, TX

CiteULike

Effects of Simulation-Based Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A ...

Simulation-based training in gastrointestinal endoscopy has been increasingly adopted by gastroenterology fellowship programs.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sys-Con Media

For Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis (UC), Great Opportunity Exists...

Emerging therapies that offer improved effect in these attributes over current therapies would be well received and poised for strong uptake.

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine

Sat Apr 19, 2014

AME Info

Family doctor symposium to advance world class community healthcare

Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Hypertension, Women's Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MedicineNet

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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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Internal Medicine, Yale University, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Beckers ASC Review

AGA: April is IBS Awareness Month

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, according to the American Gastroenterological Association .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

ASC Expansion: Making the Leap From Single-Specialty to Multispecialty

Up until six months ago, the Endoscopy Center of Bergen County in Paramus, N.J., was a single-specialty gastroenterology center.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Hackensack University Medical Center

Beckers ASC Review

What Role Will Cologuard Play in the GI Field? Q&A With Dr. Steven Itzkowitz

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.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Health

Beckers ASC Review

10 Gastroenterologists Focused on Pancreatic Disorders & Diseases

Here are 10 gastroenterologists who have a clinical or research interest in pancreatic disorders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Wake Forest University, Medscape, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Michigan, Nutrition

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Research Conducted at Tohoku University Has Provided New Information about Gastroenterology

In order to realize the in vitro study, analyzing the cellular activity or viability noninvasively in advance of the screening is essential."

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Related Topix: Medicine

Hispanic Business

Recent Research from School of Medicine Highlight Findings in Gastroenterology

Editor at Biotech Week -- New research on Gastroenterology is the subject of a report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Journalism, Oncology

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