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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.

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AGA Recommends All Patients with Colorectal Cancer Get Tested for Lynch Syndrome

Sept. 9, 2015

New AGA guideline provides recommendations on diagnosis, management of Lynch syndrome

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Epigenetics Research: the Key to Unlocking Personalized IBD Treatments

Aug. 26, 2015

Research made possible by a grant from AGA, CCFA and Janssen.

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AGA Proposes Alternate Pathway to Recertification

Aug. 18, 2015

AGA convened leaders in GI education to develop an alternative pathway to recertification based on the solid precepts of adult learning theory, competencies and milestones.

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The Role of Intra-Abdominal Fat in IBD Uncovered

Aug. 5, 2015

CMGH research finds that intra-abdominal fat cells have acquired a tendency to promote inflammation in IBD.

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National Survey Reveals Gastroenterologists' Views on Biosimilar Drugs

July 29, 2015

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Weight Loss for a Healthy Liver

July 27, 2015

Gastro research confirms bariatric surgery or lifestyle modifications are viable options for obese patients with NASH.

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Researchers Identify Genetic Mutation Causing Lethal Condition in Infants

July 22, 2015

New CMGH research explores the genetics of a severe form of protein-losing enteropathy through whole-exome sequencing.

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Spouses & Relatives of Celiac Disease Patients at Risk for Autoimmune Diseases

June 30, 2015

New CGH study finds that close family members to celiac patients may be at risk for non-celiac autoimmune diseases, such as IBD and type 1 diabetes mellitus.

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Pinaverium Shows Promising Results for Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

June 30, 2015

CGH data may lead to new FDA-approved treatment for IBS.

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Research May Provide New Targets for IBD Therapies

June 15, 2015

New CMGH research reports that modifying the small white blood cells that protect against disease might help treat IBD.

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Drug Prevents Passage of HBV During Pregnancy

June 1, 2015

New CGH research finds that telbivudine prevents perinatal transmission of HBV.