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Save the Date: 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Dec. 6, 2016

Learn the full scope of GI advances on May 6 and 7, 2017, in Chicago, IL.

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Here's How Cigarette Smoking Leads to Chronic Pancreatitis

Dec. 6, 2016

Aryl hydrocarbons in cigarette smoke activate an immune response that promotes pancreatic fibrosis and contributes to pancreatitis, researchers report in Gastro.

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2017 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 6, 2016

Apply for one of eight available grants from the AGA Research Foundation in January 2017.

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Congress Agrees to 21st Century Cures Agreement Package

Dec. 5, 2016

The legislation authorizes budget to increase research and innovation investments at NIH and FDA.

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Deadline to Renew Your Membership is Here

Dec. 1, 2016

Submit your AGA membership renewal today and avoid a lapse in your benefits.

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What to Know About Cosigning a Student Loan

Nov. 30, 2016

Some lenders, including AGA partner CommonBond, offer cosigner release options.

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Junior Investigators are Top Priority for New Gastro Editors

Nov. 30, 2016

Drs. Richard Peek and Douglas Corley discuss plans for an editorial fellowship, among other benefits for trainees and young investigators, in this video.
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The New Gastroenterologist Examines FMT

Nov. 30, 2016

Read about the gut microbiome, pursuing a career in academic medicine and the basics of coding in the fall issue.

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New AGA Perspectives Issue Features Celiac Disease Debate

Nov. 30, 2016

Along with follow up biopsies in celiac treatment, authors address topics including NAFLD, SIBO and gastritis in the latest issue of AGA's opinion magazine.

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New GERD Patient Education Video Available for Sharing

Nov. 30, 2016

AGA has created a new video discussing symptoms and causes of GERD, as well as when to see a GI.

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Five Tips to Prepare for MACRA

Nov. 29, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, there are several steps you can take to ensure your practice is ready for 2017.

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Fragmented Readmission After Liver Transplant Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Nov. 29, 2016

GI & Hepatology News reports on new data that finds that post-discharge surgical care fragmentation significantly increases the risk of 30-day mortality following liver transplantation.

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Relatives of Patients With IBD Also Have Intestinal Dysbiosis

Nov. 29, 2016

The intestinal microbiota of many first-degree relatives of patients with IBD is dysbiotic, signifying a pre-disease state, low-level inflammation and susceptibility to IBD.

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AGA Patient INFO Center Now Offers gMed Instructions

Nov. 29, 2016

Instructions to load AGA patient education material into gMed are now available for members.

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DDW® 2017 Abstract Submission Closes This Week

Nov. 29, 2016

Don’t forget that the extended deadline to submit an abstract for the next DDW is Dec. 2 at noon ET.

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AGA's MACRA Webinar Series Begins Next Week

Nov. 28, 2016

Prepare your practice for MACRA implementation by attending our series of free webinars in December. The first webinar, an overview of the new policy, takes place next Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Tell Congress to Complete the FY17 Funding Bill Now

Nov. 25, 2016

Lawmakers need to finalize the fiscal year 2017 funding bills before the end of the 114th Congress.

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How can we Improve Your Community Experience?

Nov. 25, 2016

The suggestion box is closing soon — submit your ideas on ways to improve the AGA Community forum, library and directory by the Dec. 5 deadline.

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Can Yoga Reduce Symptoms of IBS?

Nov. 23, 2016

Yoga might be a feasible and safe adjunct treatment for IBS, according to a systematic review in CGH. Learn more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Gastro Image Challenge: A Huge Abdominal Mass

Nov. 17, 2016

Abdominal ultrasound and cross-sectional imaging revealed an enormous cystic tumor in the right abdomen of a 25-year-old patient.

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Biomarker Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts

Nov. 17, 2016

New study highlighted in GI & Hepatology News finds that DNA markers isolated from pancreatic fluid predicted cancer or high-grade dysplasia with 90 percent specificity. Read the full article.

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Inflammation Contributes to the Development of Anemia

Nov. 17, 2016

The process involves increased liver expression of a microRNA that reduces production of erythropoietin in the kidney, according to a study in Gastroenterology.

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New Insurance Coverage Determination for Lynch Syndrome Patients

Nov. 16, 2016

Policy is effective for patients in VA, WV, NC and SC who have Palmetto GBA insurance.

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The Clock is Ticking: Don't Let Your Membership Expire

Nov. 16, 2016

Renew before the Dec. 1 deadline.