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14 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

GastroHep.com

Screening for low bone mineral density among ulcerative colitis treated with corticosteroids

The latest issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates adherence and efficacy of screening for low bone mineral density among ulcerative colitis treated with corticosteroids.

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Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine

Newswise

The Color of Poop: Stool Guide, Mobile App to Speed Up Diagnoses of...

Fecal color and consistency are well-known markers of digestive health in both children and adults, but paying attention to a newborn's shade of poop can be a decided lifesaver in babies born with the rare, liver-ravaging disorder biliary atresia, commonly heralded by white or clay-colored stool.

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Related Topix: Health, Biliary Atresia, Medicine, Pediatrics

PhysOrg Weblog

Component of I.V. drips may reduce acute injury to organs, including the heart

Yale researchers have found that the lactate component of a common saline solution used in hospitals may have anti-inflammatory effects that can reduce injury to major organs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nephrology, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, University of Illinois Chicago

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MedicineNet

Balloon Endoscopy

Dr. Lee was born in Shanghai, China, and received his college and medical training in the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Harvey Mudd College, Medicine, Health

GastroHep.com

Mortality with bleeding Mallory-Weiss syndrome is similar to that of peptic ulcer bleeding.

Mortality in high-risk patients with bleeding MalloryA-Weiss syndrome is similar to that of peptic ulcer bleeding, finds this month's issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Beckers ASC Review

Synthetic Biologics Names Dr. Mark Pimentel Chairman of IBS Advisory Board

Synthetic Biologics appointed gastroenterologist Mark Pimentel, MD, chairman of its new irritable bowel syndrome clinical advisory board.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CiteULike

Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver...

Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver cancer, and death in patients with chronic liver diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

New ultrasonic technology gives doctors versatile tool

Ghostly shadows whisper behind circular, concentric lines. The interminable grays and blacks are a language to Dr. Bret Spier, who reads them on printed tape about four inches wide.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer

GastroHep.com

Novel prognostic score for patients with cirrhosis admitted to ICU

This month's issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology reports on a calibrated prognostic model for patients with cirrhosis admitted to the intensive care unit, as compared with current models.

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Related Topix: Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Website information on colon cancer too complex, fails to address key concerns

Popular web information on colorectal cancer is too difficult for most lay people to read and doesn't address the appropriate risks to and concerns of patients, a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center gastroenterologists suggests.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Medicine, University of Texas at Arlington

Newkerala.com

Apollo Gleneagles hosts workshop on 'SpyGLass' technology

Kolkata, Apr 14 : Apollo Gleneagles Institute of Gastroenterology on Sunday organized an international workshop on the use and application of 'SpyGLass' direct visualization system here.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

Sys-Con Media

Synthetic Biologics Appoints Mark Pimentel, M.D., Chairman of New...

Synthetic Biologics, Inc. , a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and other diseases, announced today the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board to support development of the Company's constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome program.

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

GastroHep.com

Maternal use of 5-aminosalicylates in early pregnancy and congenital malformation risk

The latest issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates maternal use of 5-aminosalicylates in early pregnancy and congenital malformation risk in the offspring.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Tribune

Surgery practice to offer services at St. Vincent

Southern Indiana Surgery now provides general surgery, gastroenterology surgery, colonoscopy and breast surgery coverage at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Vernon, IN

GastroHep.com

Changing liver cancer mortality rates in the United States

A study in this month's issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology investigates hepatocellular carcinoma incidence and liver cancer mortality rates in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Poughkeepsie Journal

Colon cancer risk may depend on your doctor, study finds

Your risk of developing colon cancer may depend partly on having a doctor who often spots precancerous growths during patients' colonoscopy screenings, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oakland, CA

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