Latest American Gastroenterological Association Stories

2010-12-08 02:15:19

Among patients with a family or past history of colorectal cancer (CRC), testing between colonoscopies helps detect CRC and advanced tumors that are either missed or develop rapidly.

2010-11-30 22:13:43

Death and length of stay are increased among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients who develop hospital-acquired infections.

2010-09-27 15:35:14

Coughing episodes are closely related to gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in patients who experience chronic cough, irrespective of other diagnoses.

2010-08-05 16:18:43

Biological agents may play an important role in maintaining remission in Crohn's disease, according to two new studies in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.

2010-07-22 15:22:18

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be transmitted during intravenous (IV) administration of anesthesia.

2010-06-24 12:13:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition (FDHN) is pleased to announce that the General Mills Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition has become the first AGA Foundation Digestive Health Partner.

2010-06-22 01:53:31

Surveillance colonoscopy is effective and cost-effective when targeted to high-risk patients.

2010-06-21 11:23:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surveillance colonoscopy is effective and cost-effective when targeted to high-risk patients, according to new research from a University of Michigan physician.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.