News from american college of gastroenterology

Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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New Guidelines Warn of Liver Dangers from Herbal Supplements, OTC and RX Drugs

New clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) appear in the July issue of The American...

Apr 22, 2014, 08:00 ET
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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...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:53 ET

New CDC Report Shows Colorectal Cancer Tests are Underused: 23 Million American Adults Have Never Been Tested

 Colorectal cancer screening (CRC) rates remain too low, with about one in three adults (ages 50 to 75 years) not being tested for colorectal...

Nov 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Data Casts New Light on Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Is it an Allergy?

Patients with non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS) and other food sensitivities showed clinical, laboratory and histological characteristics...

Oct 14, 2013, 08:00 ET
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Dr. Harry Sarles Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

Harry Eugene Sarles, Jr., M.D., FACG was elected by the membership as the 2013-2014 President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a...

Oct 11, 2013, 10:00 ET
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American College of Gastroenterology Announces Press Briefing Schedule and Press Release Highlights from Upcoming Annual Scientific Meeting

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE, Monday, October 14, 2013, 8:00 a.m. EDT More than 4,000 gastroenterologists, physicians and other health care...

Sep 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

New Guidelines on the Management of Acute Pancreatitis Published by the American College of Gastroenterology

Updated guidelines on the management of acute pancreatitis, a condition that causes acute inflammation of the pancreas, appear in the September...

Aug 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

Heat Waves Increase Incidence of Infectious Gastroenteritis and IBD flares

Swiss researchers report an increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) relapse in patients during heat wave periods. The study published in...

Jul 23, 2013, 08:00 ET

New Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia Published by the American College of Gastroenterology

New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of achalasia, a primary motor disorder of the esophagus, appear in the August issue of The...

Jun 25, 2013, 13:04 ET

American College of Gastroenterology Applauds U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for New Hepatitis C Testing Recommendation

The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) praises the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for updating the hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

Jun 03, 2013, 10:23 ET

Media Attention to Colonoscopy Does Not Detract from Public Health Success Story

The American College of Gastroenterology expressed disappointment that a front page article in the Sunday, June 2, 2013, issue of the New York...

May 07, 2013, 14:22 ET

New Evidence on Role of Food in Gastrointestinal Disorders

The May 2013 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology presents new research and systematic reviews on the theme of food in...

Mar 22, 2013, 08:00 ET

SCREEN Act Introduced in House and Senate for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Legislation Proposed to Ensure Access to Colorectal Cancer Screening under Medicare  U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Representative...

Mar 05, 2013, 15:38 ET

New Treatment Guidelines on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Published by The American College of Gastroenterology

New treatment guidelines on the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), one of the most prevalent digestive disorders,...

Oct 11, 2012, 08:00 ET

GIQuIC Colonoscopy Quality Registry Surpasses 100,000 Cases

Milestone Underscores Value of Clinical Benchmarking Tool for Gastroenterology Practices The GI Quality Improvement Consortium, Ltd....

Jul 10, 2012, 12:47 ET

The American Journal of Gastroenterology "Impact Factor" Increases to 7.28

Ranked as one of the top clinical GI journals  The American Journal of Gastroenterology increased its impact factor from 6.88 in 2010 to...

May 24, 2012, 15:34 ET

Gut Symptoms in the Global Spotlight for "World Digestive Health Day" on May 29

New Resource Center from the American College of Gastroenterology Addresses Common Digestive Troubles  The American College of...

Mar 15, 2012, 09:00 ET

Obesity Increases the Risk for Colorectal Cancer and Polyps

American College of Gastroenterology & Campaign to End Obesity Team Up to Urge Screening The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)...

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