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2014-08-06 23:04:38

Published in Cancer, the Journal of the American Cancer Society: Research Holds Promise for Disease Management, Risk Assessment for Patients with GERD, Barrett’s Esophagus, Dysplasia and Esophageal Cancer PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A research team led by Allegheny Health Network surgical oncologist Blair Jobe, MD, has developed and validated a four-protein serum biomarker panel that holds significant promise for early detection of esophageal cancer, a relatively rare but...

2014-06-17 08:28:48

Storytelling strategy educates patients and physicians on GERD and bowel incontinence, focusing on minimally invasive solutions NORWALK, Conn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tens of millions of Americans suffer from chronic digestive disorders. These growing patient populations are turning to the internet for treatment information on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and bowel incontinence. In the case of patients with GERD, an estimated 15 million Americans have daily symptoms,...

2014-05-28 12:30:37

New Scope Allows Hospitals to Realize Cost Savings and Efficiencies Through One-Scope Solution for Diagnosis and Therapy CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, next-generation GIF-1TH190 gastrointestinal videoscope for endoscopy or endoscopic surgery use...

2014-05-21 23:04:14

Theresa Dale, PhD and ND reports that a positive attitude is indispensable in curing disease to Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 If a doctor says that a health complaint or disease is incurable, that should be a cue to begin looking for another doctor. That was the recommendation of Theresa Dale, noted Naturopathic Physician, during a recent interview on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio show. The reason for this...

2014-05-21 08:28:42

NORWALK, Conn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly published peer-reviewed study that examines Stretta(®) therapy, further confirms the long-term effectiveness of this non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The 8-year study published in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, entitled "Durability of Stretta Radiofrequency Treatment for GERD: Results of 8-Year Follow-Up" corroborates the findings of another recently published long-term study on Stretta...

2014-04-24 23:12:36

Of 11 research presentations Miraca will present at DDW, seven examine the role of ethnicity in pathology diagnosis, and two were honored for Platform Presentation. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will highlight ethnicity trends in pathology diagnoses in its presentation of research at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for GI...

2014-04-08 08:32:03

Additional Mucoadhesive Polymer Hydrogel Technology Formulation; Seeking Marketing Partners NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) provided an update on a new formulation of the anti-inflammatory drug amlexanox, called LexaGard(TM), for the treatment of inflammatory and ulcerative conditions of the esophagus. Amlexanox is a novel anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent that has been approved and used in the US, Japan and other countries,...

2014-02-24 12:26:21

Non-Surgical Procedure Offers Patients Significant Improvement in Symptoms and Elimination or Reduction in Medication, Along With a Regression of Barrett's Metaplasia NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly-published peer-reviewed clinical study evaluated 217 patients pre-treatment and tracked them for ten years after receiving Stretta Therapy to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The study, entitled "Long-term maintenance effect of radiofrequency energy delivery for...

2014-01-07 08:32:28

Collaboration will provide Cernostics with access to one of the largest Barrett's Esophagus patient registries in the world PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Cernostics, a diagnostics company focused on delivering next generation cancer diagnostics through a unique approach to tissue analysis, announced today that it is collaborating with the Academic Medical Center in The Netherlands (AMC). As part of the collaboration, AMC will be providing Cernostics with access to one of...

2013-12-31 12:22:23

Multiple course offerings to be held at ASGE's new state-of-the-art training facility DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see new course offerings, as well as the return of popular programs, from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Many of ASGE's courses will be held at the Society's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters: The ASGE Institute for Training and...


Latest Barrett's esophagus Reference Libraries

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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