Latest gastroparesis Stories

2014-02-25 08:32:53

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) has awarded three $40,000 grants to support innovative research into gastroparesis, a chronic digestive disease that affects adults and children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/PH70882LOGO ) These grants were made possible by donations made to IFFGD, a nonprofit education and research organization, including money raised through its grassroots arm, the...

2014-02-12 20:22:04

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altos Therapeutics, LLC, was recently informed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office that its pending patent application covering Altos' dopamine D2/D3 receptor antagonists for treating gastrointestinal diseases will be granted. The patent that issues will broadly and specifically cover the company's drug candidates, their pharmaceutical compositions, and their use for treating a number of important gastrointestinal...

2013-05-20 11:18:40

Studies presented at DDW® 2013 highlight benefits of vitamin D, diet changes, acupuncture Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores new methods for managing digestive health through diet and lifestyle. Individuals suffering from Crohn's disease are often plagued by reduced muscle strength, fatigue and poor quality of life. These symptoms can remain even when patients are in remission. A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study found for the first...

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