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What are the Effects of Prednisolone in Patients With Severe Alcoholic Liver Disease?

April 25, 2017

Infections are frequent, but only independently associated with mortality when patients receive prednisolone. More info on the AGA Journals Blog.

Gastroenterology

Autophagy Is Required for Activation of Pancreatic Stellate Cells, Associated With Pancreatic Cancer Progression and Promotes Growth of Pancreatic Tumors in Mice

April 25, 2017

Autophagic PSCs produce ECM molecules and interleukin 6 and are associated with shorter survival times and disease recurrence in patients with pancreatic cancer.

Gastroenterology

Metabolomic Identification of Subtypes of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

April 25, 2017

We identified 2 major subtypes of NAFLD and markers that differentiate steatosis from NASH in each subtype.

Gastroenterology

Doppler Endoscopic Probe Monitoring of Blood Flow Improves Risk Stratification and Outcomes of Patients With Severe Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

April 25, 2017

In a randomized controlled trial, Doppler probe guided endoscopic hemostasis significantly reduced 30-day rates of rebleeding compared with standard, visually guided hemostasis.

Gastroenterology

High Incidence of Celiac Disease in a Long-term Study of Adolescents With Susceptibility Genotypes

April 25, 2017

In a 20-year prospective study, we found the cumulative incidence of CDA and celiac disease to be high within the first 10 years.

Gastroenterology

Efficacy of Ledipasvir Plus Sofosbuvir for 8 or 12 Weeks in Patients With Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 2 Infection

April 25, 2017

For treatment-naïve and -experienced patients, ledipasvir–sofosbuvir for 12 weeks is highly effective for the treatment of HCV genotype 2.

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Your Debrief on Health-Care Policy in the U.S.

April 20, 2017

Watch an interview with two Washington Insiders on the future of health reform and market forces shaping our health system.
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Attend the 2017 AGA Early Career Networking Hour

April 20, 2017

Meet your peers from around the world, network with AGA committee members and snack on light refreshments during this one-hour event.

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Support the Global Need for Scientific Innovation

April 19, 2017

Help support the vital role science plays in the world's health, safety, economies and governments.

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AGA Institute President Meets With Key Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Dr. Wang discussed NIH funding and access to CRC screenings.

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Official DDW® 2017 Mobile App Now Available

April 19, 2017

Use the online planner and mobile app to plan your time on site.

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A Pancreatic Mass Lesion

April 19, 2017

Gastroenterology image challenge highlights the case of a 61-year-old woman with a 3-month history of general fatigue, referred to the hospital for detailed assessment of jaundice.

AGA Journals Blog

Does Good Oral Health Increase Risk for IBD?

April 18, 2017

A population-based cohort study of more than 20,000 people in Sweden associated poor oral health with reduced risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The article, in the April issue of Clinical

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AGA Tools Help GIs Participate in MACRA

April 18, 2017

AGA offers opportunities (both in-person and on-demand) for GIs to learn about and discuss participation in MACRA.

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The Connection Between Oral Health and IBD

April 18, 2017

A population-based cohort study of more than 20,000 people in Sweden associated poor oral health with reduced risk for IBD. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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In-Person Presubmission Reviews Available at DDW®

April 18, 2017

Gain valuable critique from experts in scientific publishing. Sign up for a time slot in advance of the meeting.

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Member Spotlight: Abhik Roy

April 18, 2017

Meet Dr. Roy, a previous presenter at the DDW® trainee-focused quality improvement session, and mark your calendar for the 2017 session.

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Learn How to Integrate Education Technology in the Era of Millennial Learners

April 18, 2017

Enhance your teaching skills at the 2017 Academy of Educators Plenary Session on Tuesday, May 9.

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Liver & Biliary Sessions Scheduled at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Council leadership hand-picked a preview of sessions for you to add to your DDW® itinerary.

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Intestinal Disorders Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

Featuring outstanding basic, translational and clinical research.

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IMIBD Section: Defining State-of-the-Art Care in IBD

April 17, 2017

The Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases section highlights must-see sessions at DDW® 2017 that showcase exciting and innovative research.

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Understanding Sex Differences May Improve Outcomes in IBS

April 17, 2017

Variations in gut physiology, motility and hormone-related pain perception help drive the differential, according to this Med-Page Today Reading Room article.

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HCV Moving Closer to Eradication

April 14, 2017

Funding, lower drug costs could win fight against HCV. Read more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

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New Campaign — Toilet Talk — Works to Destigmatize Bowel Health

April 13, 2017

AGA partners on campaign to empower patients in recognition of IBS Awareness Month.