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May 04, 2016, 15:45 ET GIQuIC Colonoscopy Quality Registry Reaches 3 Million Colonoscopy Cases

 The dramatic growth in the number of colonoscopies reported through the GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd. (GIQuIC) registry reached...


Apr 12, 2016, 11:45 ET Low-Dose Aspirin for 50-to-59-Year-Olds with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Recommended for Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

 The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) published a recommendation for initiating low-dose aspirin for the primary prevention of both...


Mar 29, 2016, 09:20 ET Katie Couric's Personal Reflection Published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 Her unanticipated journey as a cancer advocate is the subject of a personal essay by Katie Couric published online today in The American...


Feb 16, 2016, 14:45 ET Proton Pump Inhibitors' Link to Dementia: Patients on Long-Term PPIs Should Consult Your Physician according to American College of Gastroenterology

 A recently published study of claims data from a German health plan suggests an association between proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use and...


Jun 08, 2015, 13:00 ET Biomarker Advances in Gastroenterology Highlighted, New Data Unveiled in Special Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 Biomarker advances in gastroenterology are highlighted in a special June issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, which also...


May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET American College of Gastroenterology Announces New Co-Editors-in-Chief of Red Journal

 The American College of Gastroenterology today announced that two nationally recognized gastroenterologists will take the helm of The American...


May 01, 2015, 13:42 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight, Craft Beer, Heroin Use, More

 Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to...


Aug 05, 2014, 11:07 ET American College of Gastroenterology Releases Evidence-Based Systematic Review on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

Today, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) published a new systematic review of evidence about the management of irritable bowel...


Apr 22, 2014, 08:00 ET Combination of Alcohol and Tobacco Increases Risk of Esophageal Cancer

The rate of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) nearly doubles in those who both smoke and drink compared to those who only smoke...


Jan 21, 2014, 08:00 ET Quinoa Well Tolerated in Patients with Celiac Disease

Adding quinoa to the gluten-free diet of patients with celiac disease is well-tolerated, and does not exacerbate the condition, according to new...