Statin Use Decreases the Risk of Barrett's Esophagus
Statins, a class of drugs commonly used to lower cholesterol levels, significantly reduce a patient’s risk of developing Barrett’s esophagus, according to a new study in Gastroenterology.
Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Should Consider a Diet Change
Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Antiviral Therapy Can Prevent Liver Cancer in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients
Two new studies appearing in the June issue of Gastroenterology provide strong evidence that antiviral therapy can reduce the risk of liver cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.
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