2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

2017-05-30 20:57:33 UTC Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the 2017-2018 GI Resource Catalog. Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered: Test your...

Fecal Transplant Promising in Colitis

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is showing promise as a treatment for ulcerative colitis, although much remains to be understood about this modality. Considerable interest has arisen in recent years regarding the role of the human microbiome in health and...

New Hep C Treatment Not Linked to Liver Cancer

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment using direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) does not appear to increase the risk of liver cancer compared with the older interferon-based therapy, most recent studies show. A previously reported link was most likely attributable to treated...

Helminth-Derived Immunotherapy Promising for IBD

Infestation with benign parasitic helminths is one possible explanation for the low incidence of autoimmune diseases and allergies in less developed countries and, conversely, for the sustained increase in such inflammatory conditions in more sanitized and hence...