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Do More People Have Celiac Disease in the North Versus the South?

June 21, 2017

Researchers report that a higher proportion of persons living at latitudes of 35° North or greater have celiac disease. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Gastroenterology Selects Recipient of First Editorial Fellowship

June 21, 2017

Congrats to Dr. Eric Shah, who will embark on a one-year editorial fellowship with Gastroenterology.

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Do More People Have Celiac Disease in the North vs the South?

June 20, 2017

A higher proportion of persons living at latitudes of 35° North or greater have celiac disease or avoid gluten than persons living south of this latitude, researchers report in the

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MIPS Group Reporting: Registration Period Ends June 30

June 20, 2017

Determine whether your group needs to register to use the CMS Web Interface.

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DDW® 2017 Microbiome Section Highlights

June 20, 2017

Highlights include how the gut cross-talks with the brain, cutting-edge research on the gut microbiome, diet-induced changes in gut microbiota and more.

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Be Recognized for Your Dedication to the GI Field

June 20, 2017

AGA is accepting applications for fellowship until July 31. Apply today.

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Task Force Presents New Ranking of Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests

June 20, 2017

Colonoscopy and FIT tests are recommended as first line screening tests for average risk patients beginning at age 50.
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Member Benefit Spotlight: GastroSlides

June 15, 2017

Free access to AGA's GastroSlides is now a member benefit.

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New Study Links Unsaturated Fats to Fatty Liver Disease

June 15, 2017

CMGH article adds new information to our understanding of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

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New Study: Unsaturated Fat Associated with Fatty Liver Disease

June 14, 2017

CMGH researchers report on the role of macronutrients in the development of metabolically unhealthy obesity.

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Gastroenterology Achieves Record-High Impact Factor, CGH Remains Strong

June 14, 2017

Gastroenterology remains #1 in the field, while CGH remains strong at number 8.

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Blood and Bone Loser

June 14, 2017

This week’s Gastroenterology image challenge covers the case of a 45-year-old man with a 22-year history of Crohn’s disease presented with mild hypocalcemia and severe hypophosphatemia.

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Did You Miss AGA Sessions at DDW® 2017?

June 14, 2017

Check out more than 100 hours of AGA Institute Council sessions with DDW On Demand.

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Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

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FISH and Mutations Best Identify Biliary Stricture Malignancies

June 13, 2017

Addition of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) and mutation analyses to cytology analysis significantly increases the sensitivity of detection of malignancies in biliary strictures, researchers report in the June issue of Clinical Gastroenterology

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Freston Preview: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential of EVs

June 13, 2017

A look at sessions five and six of the 2017 Freston conference taking place in St. Paul, MN this September.

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Maintain Access to Critical GI Resources as You Advance in Your Academic Career

June 13, 2017

Trainees, students and medical residents, renew your membership today and continue to thrive in your academic career.

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Depression and Anxiety May Have Cause-and-Effect Role in IBD

June 8, 2017

Disordered mood can precede IBD relapse, and patients with active disease can benefit from psychological screening and intervention.

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IBD and Vitamin D: Exploring the Link

June 8, 2017

The relationship may be bidirectional though it remains unclear whether vitamin D deficiency is a cause or an effect of IBD.

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Canadian HCV Screening Guidelines Do Not Include Baby Boomers

June 8, 2017

Controversial guidelines spark debate.

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AGA Responds to New York Times Opinion Article

June 8, 2017

AGA works hard to ensure the voice of GI is being heard.

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On Patients’ Minds: Obesity Procedure Featured on NBC

June 7, 2017

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) procedure could help 78.6 million obese Americans lose weight. Are you prepared to answer patient questions on this procedure?

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Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

June 7, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds prebiotics prevent obesity in children by altering the gut microbiome.

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An Unusual Cause of Gastric Outlet Obstruction

June 7, 2017

A 50-year-old man presented with complaint of recurrent nonbilious vomiting for 4 months and a weight loss of 66 pounds in the same time frame.