Latest American Gastroenterological Association Stories

2010-05-03 07:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)Institute today announced an innovative initiative called "HAE: Learn About It, Talk About It," at Digestive Diseases Week® 2010.

2010-04-28 08:00:00

BETHESDA, Md. and BOWIE, Md., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and MedAssurant, Inc., announce the launch of the largest patient registry in the GI field, the AGA Digestive Health Outcomes Registry(TM).

2010-04-27 14:05:34

A significant proportion of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients treated with cognitive behavior therapy have a positive response within four weeks of treatment.

2010-03-31 13:10:00

In gastric cancer patients who have had part or all of their stomach removed, the hormone ghrelin may lessen post-operative weight loss and improve appetite, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.

2010-03-03 13:50:30

Propofol is safe for advanced endoscopic procedures with a low rate of sedation-related adverse events when administered by a trained professional.

2010-02-25 12:39:00

U-M study indicates investigation needed to find accurate ways to complement ultrasounds ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.

2010-02-25 12:37:41

While biomarkers are needed to complement ultrasound in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; liver cancer), neither des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) nor the most widely used biomarker, alpha fetoprotein (AFP), is optimal.

2010-02-23 14:41:45

Following a negative complete colonoscopy, those who had their colonoscopies at a hospital and had their procedures performed by a non-gastroenterologist may be at a significantly increased risk of developing subsequent colorectal cancer (CRC).

2010-02-19 08:46:55

Early tumor formation in Barrett's esophagus (BE) can be effectively and safely treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA), in combination with prior endoscopic removal of visible lesions.

2010-02-16 15:12:58

New guideline identifies major risk factors in the development of colorectal cancer in children and adults with inflammatory bowel disease.

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