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Primary Care Providers Can Treat Hep C

July 20, 2017

Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners can achieve cure rates matching those of liver disease specialists

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Link Between Antibiotics and IBD Remains Circumstantial

July 20, 2017

Effect stronger in children, and underscores need for antibiotic stewardship in prescribing for pediatric infections

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Summary of the James W. Freston Conference on Intestinal Metaplasia

July 20, 2017

A recap of the 2016 conference, which focused on intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus and stomach, is now available in Gastroenterology.

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Setting the Record Straight: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds no convincing evidence to support the suggestion that proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use increases dementia risk.

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How to Talk with Your Patients About PPIs and Dementia

July 20, 2017

Updated information regarding concerns among patients about the use of PPIs.

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Research Update: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research from Andrew T. Chan and colleagues helps clarify the connection between PPIs and cognitive function.

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Transform IBD Patient Care, Accelerate IBD Research

July 20, 2017

The inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™, Jan. 18-20, 2018, in Las Vegas, will be the must-attend meeting for practitioners and research investigators in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
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Crohn’s and a Cough: Connecting the Dots

July 19, 2017

What caused a 22-year-old man with Crohn’s ileocolitis to experience a productive cough characterized by thick green sputum? This week’s Gastroenterology image challenge.

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Q&A with Dr. Jose Saenz

July 19, 2017

Dr. Saenz sheds light on his research project funded by the AGA-Gastric Cancer Foundation Research Scholar Award in Gastric Cancer.

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Latest Issue of AGA Perspectives is Now Available

July 19, 2017

The new issue of AGA Perspectives examines the use of anti-TNF therapy, the promising outlook of stool DNA testing and revisits the gut microbiome of AGA members.

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Get Involved with AGA

July 19, 2017

Volunteer with AGA and have a direct impact on the GI profession.

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Can THC Relieve Chronic Abdominal Pain?

July 19, 2017

Researchers found no difference between a THC and a placebo tablet in reducing pain measures in patients with chronic abdominal pain. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

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Can THC Relieve Chronic Abdominal Pain?

July 18, 2017

In a phase 2 study, researchers found no difference between a delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) tablet and a placebo tablet in reducing pain measures in patients with chronic abdominal pain from pancreatitis

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Watch Highlights from Clinical Practice Sessions at DDW® 2017

July 18, 2017

Drs. Joel H. Rubenstein and Paul Moayyedi share the AGA Institute Council Clinical Practice Section session takeaways.

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AGA Patient Guide Received SILVER for the Spring 2017 Digital Health Awards

July 13, 2017

AGA patient education resource, Crohn’s Disease – What You Need to Know, acknowledged with 2017 Digital Health Award.

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What are the Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy?

July 13, 2017

Learn more about the potential adverse consequences of proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy with these AGA resources.

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New Webinar Series: AGA Obesity Bundle

July 13, 2017

Learn how to implement the management of patients with obesity in your practice.

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What are the Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy?

July 12, 2017

A review article from Michael F. Vaezi et al discusses potential adverse consequences of proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy in the July issue of Gastroenterology. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the

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Earn CME and MOC at Your Convenience

July 12, 2017

Ordering the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course online sessions gives you the chance to earn continuing medical education credits at your leisure.

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Watch the DDW® 2017 Recap on Intestinal Disorders

July 12, 2017

New advances in treating intestinal disorders you need to know about.

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New AGA Center Chair Seeks to Streamline Innovation

July 12, 2017

Get to know Dr. V. Raman Muthusamy, chair of the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology, in this brief video interview.

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Febrile Attacks With a Refractory Colonic Lesion

July 12, 2017

Gastroenterology image challenge involves a 68-year old woman with refractory inflammatory bowel disease and history of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Senate Unveils Updated Health-Care Reform Proposal

July 11, 2017

Continue to tell Congress that patient care must remain a priority for health-care reform.

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Researchers in North America: Get Funding Now

July 11, 2017

The next deadlines for AGA research grant applications are Aug. 4 and Sept. 8, 2017.