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Task Force Presents New Ranking of Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests

June 20, 2017

Colonoscopy and FIT tests are recommended as first line screening tests for average risk patients beginning at age 50.

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New Study: Unsaturated Fat Associated with Fatty Liver Disease

June 14, 2017

CMGH researchers report on the role of macronutrients in the development of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

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Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds prebiotics prevent obesity in children by altering the gut microbiome.

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AGA Plans Education About IBD & Pregnancy

May 18, 2017

UCB provides support, research and education of health-care professionals and patients surrounding the issue.

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Dr. Sheila Crowe Becomes President of AGA

May 9, 2017

Welcome to our new president! Dr. Crowe took the reins at the end of DDW®.

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Prestigious AGA Recognition Awards Presented to GI Leaders

May 8, 2017

AGA's highest honor is presented to Anil K. Rustgi, MD, AGAF.

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AGA Research Highlights at Digestive Disease Week® 2017

May 3, 2017

Guide for media attending DDW 2017.
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Compilation of Research Showcases Latest Advances in Obesity Treatment

May 3, 2017

Special issue of Gastroenterology provides state-of-the-art reviews covering key issues regarding the pathogenesis, pathophysiology and therapy of obesity.

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Introducing the 2017 Class of AGA Research Foundation Awardees

April 28, 2017

AGA is thrilled to recognize 52 promising investigators with research funding.

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AGA and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Partner to Address Effective Patient-Provider Health Communication in the IBD Community

April 11, 2017

Program aims to address gaps in effective communication and shared decision-making.

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AGA Releases Best Practice Advice on Long-Term PPI Use

April 7, 2017

Health-care professionals should weigh the risks and benefits of use for common conditions

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AGA and Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Announce Conference Partnership

March 9, 2017

Inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress for health-care professionals and researchers to take place in Las Vegas in January 2018.

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The Gut Microbiota Decade: A Major Discovery That Will Shape the Future of Medical Practice

March 9, 2017

Leading experts will gather this weekend in Paris to review the major discoveries from the last ten years around gut microbiota.

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18 GIs to Watch: The Newest Class of AGA Future Leaders

Feb. 27, 2017

The 18 GIs selected to participate in the 2017-2018 program have the potential to make a significant impact on the specialty.

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AGA Releases Obesity Practice Guide

Feb. 27, 2017

Gastroenterologists should address obesity with their patients and provide early therapy.

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March Health News: It's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Feb. 22, 2017

CRC is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., but it can be prevented through timely screening.

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Watch-and-Wait Approach for Rectal Cancer Appears an Option for More Patients

Jan. 17, 2017

Highlighted research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by AGA.

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PET Scans Can Inform and Improve Treatment for Patients With Esophageal Cancer

Jan. 17, 2017

Highlighted research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by AGA.

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Physical Activity Linked to Longer Survival in Advanced Colorectal Cancer

Jan. 17, 2017

Highlighted research from the 2017 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, co-sponsored by AGA.

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AGA and The Dannon Company Recognize Microbiome Leader Dr. Gary Wu

Dec. 7, 2016

Dr. Wu received the 2017 AGA-Dannon Gut Microbiome in Health Award for his work studying the impact of diet on the human gut microbiome.

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Tips to Beat Holiday Heartburn

Nov. 22, 2016

New video explains the signs, causes and remedies for heartburn.

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Largest Analysis Examining Barriers to EPI Diagnosis Finds Patients with Digestive Health Issues Overlook Their Symptoms

Oct. 25, 2016

New survey, EPI Uncovered, shows individuals with chronic gastrointestinal troubles report lack of communication as a factor to underdiagnosis.

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The Silver Lining of an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diagnosis

Oct. 19, 2016

New CGH research finds that children with IBD grow up to do exceptionally well in terms of educational levels attained, annual income and marital status.

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How the Gut Microbiome May Help Us Prevent IBD

Oct. 14, 2016

Plus other noteworthy research updates from CMGH on how high altitude levels impact progression of IBD and the value of the pig in GI research.