For IBD Patients, Transitions Are a Challenge

2017-10-30 18:36:52 UTC AGA members: Find this interesting? Share your thoughts with colleagues in AGA Community. Nov. 1, 2017 IBD experts provide tips to help your patients as they transition from pediatric to adult care, or to a new physician when going off to...

Concurrent IBD Present in Most Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Although the understanding of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and comorbid conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has improved, little is unknown about the pathogenesis of this uncommon heterogeneous hepatobiliary disease, which was first described...

Why the VA is so Successful Tackling HCV

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a leader in its ability to reach hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected patients and engage them in care. Here, the secrets to its success are laid bare. According to a recent paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the VA...

How Gut Bacteria Impact the Brain

Recent trials have demonstrated that specific probiotics can alter brain connectivity in healthy individuals. Dr. Premysl Bercik shares evidence of the gut microbiota’s role in the gut-brain axis.