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When Hit with Pain, Americans May Risk Overdose

Sept. 1, 2016

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AGA Answers Call for Quality Colorectal Cancer Patient Info

Aug. 22, 2016

CGH research finds a notable variation in accuracy, quality and readability of patient-oriented web information on colorectal cancer.

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AGA Releases Animated Infographic Highlighting Challenges Faced by IBS Patients

Aug. 16, 2016

Based on the “IBS in America” survey findings, infographic promotes continued education to advance patient care.

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AGA Launches New Patient Education Initiative and Care Tools to Help Facilitate High-Quality Care

Aug. 8, 2016

Digital PatientINFO Center and the MyGiHealth app provide tools for GIs to use with patients.

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AGA Establishes NIH-Funded Registry to Track Fecal Microbiota Transplants

Aug. 4, 2016

Registry will protect the well-being of patients and guide further scientific exploration of this gut microbiome-based intervention.

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AGA and Pfizer Inc. Call on Scientists to Offer New Approaches to IBD Research

July 5, 2016

Pfizer will fund three research grants to support innovative research projects related to IBD.

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AGA Presents Need for Specialty Alternative Payment Models to CMS and Congress

June 29, 2016

Specialists should be able to qualify for alternative payment models under MACRA.
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AGA and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. Announce New Grants for IBD Researchers

June 23, 2016

Three new grants will support inflammatory bowel disease research projects with the potential to improve patient care.

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Stem Cell Transplant from Young to Old Can Heal Stomach Ulcers

June 16, 2016

Plus other important research updates from CMGH on the gut microbiome in IBD and alcoholic liver disease.

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AGA Joins Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing

June 8, 2016

AGA is working to curb rising drug costs.

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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 Presents Prestigious Recognition Awards to GI Leaders

May 23, 2016

AGA’s highest honor is awarded to C. Richard Boland, MD, AGAF.

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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.

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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.