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  1. AGA releases summer issue of 'The New Gastroenterologist': 3 notes

    The American Gastroenterological Association recently released the summer issue of its quarterly publication The New Gastroenterologist.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. 5 GI physicians in the news — August 26, 2016

    Here are five gastroenterologists who recently made headlines.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. Who is Donald Trump's gastroenterologist, Dr. Harold Bornstein?: 5 things to know

    The four-paragraph letter from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's gastroenterologist Harold Bornstein, MD, is still making its way around the Internet. The letter, which Mr. Trump released last December, attempts to confirm the nominee's physical health.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -

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  1. Takeda announces Access to Medicines strategy: 5 notes

    The Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda Pharmaceutical announced its new Access to Medicines strategy, which aims to increase patient access to the company's gastroenterology and oncology medications.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. This ingredient may put patients at a higher infection risk from contaminated scopes: 5 things to know

    Researchers uncovered the ingredient - infant gas relief drops - may be leading to the scope contamination , according to  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Dr. Wa Xian receives AGA funding for IBD stem cell research: 4 notes

    Wa Xian, PhD, was recently awarded this year's Medtronic Research and Development Pilot Award in Technology by the American Gastroenterological Association. She is an assistant professor at the Houston-based University of Texas Health Science Center's Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  4. Vitality Biopharma announces new patent filing for IBD pain relief: 4 notes

    The Los Angeles-based pharmaceutical development corporation Vitality Biopharma announced an expansion of its glycoside prodrug intellectual property portfolio.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  1. AGA announces FMT national registry: 5 notes

    The American Gastroenterological Association recently announced that the AGA Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education will create a national registry to track fecal microbiota transplantation.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  2. Study suggests effectiveness of donor fecal microbiota transplantation: 5 insights

    A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that fecal microbiota transplantation from a donor is more effective than self transplantation when treating Clostridium difficile infection, according to Medscape.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. Elderly patients who undergo IBD surgery show high mortality, complication rates: 4 insights

    Among those who undergo surgery for IBD, elderly patients are at increased risk for postoperative complications and mortality, according to a study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  4. SpectraScience announces accurate colorectal cancer diagnosis with WavSTAT4: 4 notes

    The San Diego-based medical device company SpectraScience recently announced that their WavSTAT4 Optical Biopsy Systemtechnology has proven effective in the diagnosis of small colorectal cancer polyps.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  1. Methods to reinvigorate learning for the modern gastroenterologist: 4 thoughts

    As the healthcare field adapts more technology, the educational landscape surrounding gastroenterology is rapidly changing, according to an article in Gastroenterology.  By Eric Oliver -
  2. Patricia Industries acquires LABORIE; FDA releases statement on Custom Ultrasonics & more: 3 GI company key notes

    Here are three recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  3. Penn State researchers develop care plan for Crohn's disease complications: 5 insights

    A new care plan developed by the Hershey-based Penn State College of Medicine may improve the outcomes of Crohn's disease complications, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  4. Study finds dietary fiber may reduce IBD flares: 5 insights

    Dietary fiber consumption may reduce disease flares for some IBD patients, according to a recent study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  5. AGA patient info center clears up inconsistent internet information over diseases: 4 takeaways

    The American Gastroenterological Association PatientINFO center was developed to meet a need expressed by patients over inconsistent online medical information specifically around colorectal cancer.  By Eric Oliver -
  6. Chloe Miller joins St. Luke's Gastroenterology: 3 thoughts

    Chloe Miller, NP, recently joined St. Luke's Gastroenterology, of Duluth, Minn. Here's what you need to know.   By Eric Oliver -
  7. Patricia Industries acquires LABORIE: 5 notes

    The Swedish company Patricia Industries recently acquired the Toronto, Canada-based medical device company LABORIE from Audax Private Equity.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  8. MRI quantifies liver response in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease patients: 4 insights

    A form of MRI technology can quantify liver response in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, according to recent research by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -
  9. Cottage Children’s Medical Center opens digestive-focused outpatient pediatric clinic: 3 notes

    The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Cottage Children’s Medical Center recently opened its new multispecialty pediatric clinics, according to Noozhawk.  By Jessica Kim Cohen -

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