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Dr. Timothy Wang Becomes AGA’s 111th President

May 24, 2016

AGA welcomed its newest president at Digestive Disease Week 2016.

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AGA Research Foundation Announces 2016 Class of Research Award Winners

May 20, 2016

AGA is proud to recognize the 2016 research award winners during a celebration at DDW®.

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The Best of AGA Science at DDW 2016

May 16, 2016

For media attending DDW, follow this guide for the best AGA science and microbiome presentations at the meeting.

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In U.S., Celiac Disease Diagnosis Is Most Common Among Patients with Punjabi Ancestry

May 9, 2016

New CGH study identifies racial and ethnic variations of celiac disease in U.S.

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Landmark Survey Reveals Physical and Emotional Challenges Faced by Patients Living with IBS

April 13, 2016

New analysis of survey findings released in recognition of IBS Awareness Month.

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AGA and AbbVie Survey Patients and Physicians to Uncover Barriers in Addressing Gastrointestinal Issues

April 12, 2016

Survey to identify gaps that may impact proper diagnosis of the often overlooked exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.

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AGA's New Interactive Experience Helps Your Patients Understand Safe OTC Use

March 24, 2016

AGA's Gut Check Journey helps your patients navigate their over-the-counter pain medicine use.

New! AGA’s Instant Recommendations for HCV Quality™

Improve HCV patient care with AGA’s new mobile app for Apple® iPad or iPhones. Visit the app store

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Antibiotics Before Age 2 Increases Risk for Childhood Obesity

March 22, 2016

Gastro article in press finds that 3 or more courses of antibiotics before the age of 2 increases risk of childhood obesity.

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AGA to Offer New Patient Care Workshops Across US

March 2, 2016

AGA Institute, PRIME and AMCP will provide physicians educational programming to improve the care coordination of HCV and IBD patients.

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Colorectal Cancer Patients Need Colonoscopy After Cancer Resection

Feb. 16, 2016

U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer says that post-operative colonoscopy is associated with improved survival.

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4 Tips for a High-Quality Colonoscopy

Feb. 8, 2016

New video answers the question: "what makes a high-quality screening colonoscopy?"

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Pain Sufferers Risking Overdoses, National Survey Finds

Jan. 25, 2016

New AGA survey of consumers and GIs reports on over-the-counter pain medication habits, usage and safety.

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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty: A Promising New Weight Loss Procedure

Jan. 20, 2016

New CGH research shows effectiveness of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty in treating obese patients.

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New Targeted Hormone-Radiation Treatment Slows Growth of Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jan. 15, 2016

Highlighted study from the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which AGA is co-sponsoring.

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Everolimus Slows Growth of Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jan. 15, 2016

Highlighted study from the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which AGA is co-sponsoring.

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New Regimen for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer as Effective but Less Toxic Than Chemoradiation

Jan. 15, 2016

Highlighted study from the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which AGA is co-sponsoring.

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Cognitive Care Specialties Form New Coalition to Save Cognitive Care

Jan. 13, 2016

AGA joins alliance to support proper reimbursement for specialty care.

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Wrap Up: Key Recommendations from AGA’s 2015 Guidelines

Dec. 16, 2015

Here's your roundup of the six clinical practice guidelines AGA issued in 2015.

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IBS in America: Survey Highlights Physical, Social and Emotional Impact

Dec. 14, 2015

AGA national survey demonstrates burden of IBS and need for better communication between doctors and patients

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Feeding At-Risk Infants Gluten Increases Risk of Developing Celiac Disease

Nov. 12, 2015

CGH research finds that gluten ingested at an early age plays a role in disease course.

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AGA Rallies GI Societies to Push ABIM to Change MOC

Nov. 4, 2015

The societies presented ABIM with five consensus principles to guide reform of the complicated recertifcation process.

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AGA Supports Scientists’ Plea for National Movement on the Microbiome

Nov. 2, 2015

AGA will play critical role by furthering gut microbiome research and education.

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Research Calls for Stricter Screening Recommendations for Family History of Colorectal Cancer

Oct. 6, 2015

If you have a close family member with colorectal cancer, don’t delay screening.

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New DNA Testing for Liver Cancer Could Improve Survival

Sept. 10, 2015

CMGH researchers uncover biomarker to predict severity of hepatocellular carcinoma.