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Make an Impact on World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2017

World Hepatitis Day, July 28, is an opportunity to join in on the fight to end viral hepatitis.

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July 31 Deadline to Apply for 2018 AGA Fellows Cohort

July 27, 2017

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain recognition for your outstanding achievements and commitment to gastroenterology and hepatology.

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Talking to Patients With NAFLD

July 27, 2017

Five steps to help you approach patients that have non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.

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Senate Fails to Approve Repeal and Replace Legislation

July 27, 2017

The Senate continues to vote on amendments to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Trainees, Medical Residents and Students: Have You Renewed Yet?

July 26, 2017

Renew your membership by Aug. 31 and continue to access your career-enhancing benefits.

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“Errare Humanum Est, Perseverare Autem Diabolicum”

July 26, 2017

What caused two capsule recordings inside a 79-year-old man to stop recording after only 20 minutes?
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Video: EUS Detection of Early-stage Gastric Cancer in a Patient with FAP

July 25, 2017

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) can detect early-stage gastric cancers developing beneath or within the mucosa that are not visualized by endoscopy in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Researchers report these findings along with

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Video: EUS Detection of Early-stage Gastric Cancer in a Patient with FAP

July 25, 2017

Researchers report on the difficulty of and solution to surveying the entire gastric mucosa in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

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25 Years of Groundbreaking Gastric Cancer Research

July 25, 2017

There has been a dramatic improvement in the understanding and treatment of gastric cancer — much of which can be credited to the AGA-Funderburg award.

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Link Between Antibiotics and IBD Remains Circumstantial

July 24, 2017

Effect stronger in children, and underscores need for antibiotic stewardship in prescribing for pediatric infections.

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Device Recall: Fujifilm ED-530XT Duodenoscopes

July 24, 2017

If you use this device, Fujifilm will be in touch by October 2017 with next steps for replacing your device(s).

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Primary Care Providers Can Treat Hep C

July 24, 2017

Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners can achieve cure rates matching those of liver disease specialists.

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Research Update: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research from Andrew T. Chan and colleagues helps clarify the connection between PPIs and cognitive function.

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Transform IBD Patient Care, Accelerate IBD Research

July 20, 2017

The inaugural Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™, Jan. 18-20, 2018, in Las Vegas, will be the must-attend meeting for practitioners and research investigators in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Summary of the James W. Freston Conference on Intestinal Metaplasia

July 20, 2017

A recap of the 2016 conference, which focused on intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus and stomach, is now available in Gastroenterology.

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How to Talk with Your Patients About PPIs and Dementia

July 20, 2017

Updated information regarding concerns among patients about the use of PPIs.

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Setting the Record Straight: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds no convincing evidence to support the suggestion that proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use increases dementia risk.

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Can THC Relieve Chronic Abdominal Pain?

July 19, 2017

Researchers found no difference between a THC and a placebo tablet in reducing pain measures in patients with chronic abdominal pain. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

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Latest Issue of AGA Perspectives is Now Available

July 19, 2017

The new issue of AGA Perspectives examines the use of anti-TNF therapy, the promising outlook of stool DNA testing and revisits the gut microbiome of AGA members.

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Q&A with Dr. Jose Saenz

July 19, 2017

Dr. Saenz sheds light on his research project funded by the AGA-Gastric Cancer Foundation Research Scholar Award in Gastric Cancer.

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Get Involved with AGA

July 19, 2017

Volunteer with AGA and have a direct impact on the GI profession.

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Crohn’s and a Cough: Connecting the Dots

July 19, 2017

What caused a 22-year-old man with Crohn’s ileocolitis to experience a productive cough characterized by thick green sputum? This week’s Gastroenterology image challenge.

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Can THC Relieve Chronic Abdominal Pain?

July 18, 2017

In a phase 2 study, researchers found no difference between a delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) tablet and a placebo tablet in reducing pain measures in patients with chronic abdominal pain from pancreatitis