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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.

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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.