A weekly news service covering the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, and colorectum, including reflux, cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and celiac disease.
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28 February 2014
Patients who are about to undergo bariatric surgery may be better off having a gastric bypass than a sleeve gastrectomy if they also suffer from heartburn, results of a large US analysis suggest.
24 January 2014
Research shows that the combination of daclatasvir and sofosbuvir leads to high rates of sustained virologic response in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection, including those who have not responded to previous therapy.
23 December 2013
Genotyping for human leukocyte antigen followed by biopsy is a sensitive strategy for detecting histopathologic lesions in the close relatives of people with celiac disease, research indicates.
12 December 2013
Researchers have found evidence that the gastrointestinal tract plays a role in the inflammatory pathology of bipolar disorder, suggesting the need to consider dietary modification and anti-inflammatory treatment for some patients.
09 December 2013
Insomnia is associated with an increased risk for gastroesophageal reflux disease, findings from a cross-sectional study show.
21 November 2013
Regular exercise protects women against the development of Crohn’s disease, reveals research published in the BMJ.
12 November 2013
US physicians have raised concerns over the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease in small children, especially among infants for whom regurgitation is normal and likely to resolve with conservative treatment
04 November 2013
Opioid use among obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery increases in the year after surgery, a large US cohort study has found.
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