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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.

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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.