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Aug 04, 2016, 08:00 ET American Gastroenterological Association Establishes NIH-Funded Registry to Track Fecal Microbiota Transplants

 Today, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) announced that it has received funding from the National Institute of Allergy and...


Apr 13, 2016, 07:59 ET Landmark Survey Reveals Physical and Emotional Challenges Faced by Patients Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

 The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) today released a new analysis from the landmark "IBS in America" survey, revealing insights...


Jan 27, 2016, 13:50 ET Pain Sufferers Risking Overdoses, National Survey Finds

Many Americans who turn to over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for chronic pain relief are routinely ignoring medicine labels, according to new...


Dec 14, 2015, 10:17 ET IBS in America: Survey Highlights Physical, Social and Emotional Impact

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) significantly impacts patients' daily lives; a new survey found symptoms can be so bothersome that many people would...


Dec 14, 2015, 10:17 ET IBS in America: Survey Highlights Physical, Social and Emotional Impact

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) significantly impacts patients' daily lives; a new survey found symptoms can be so bothersome that many people would...


May 08, 2015, 14:00 ET IBS in America: American Gastroenterological Association Initiates Comprehensive Survey of Patients and Physicians

Today, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) launched a survey to understand the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) experience from both...


Mar 23, 2015, 08:00 ET How to Stop Duodenoscope Infections

 A growing number of antibiotic-resistant infections have been reported following use of a specialized medical device called a duodenoscope,...


Mar 04, 2015, 15:49 ET AGA Welcomes Inaugural Class of Future Leaders

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has created the Future Leaders Program to identify gastroenterologists who will lead the...


Feb 20, 2015, 14:38 ET Five Important Facts About Duodenoscopes & "Superbug" Contamination

There have been reports of patient-to-patient infections of CRE bacteria linked to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)...


Feb 13, 2015, 08:00 ET New Partnership Provides Support for Epigenetics Research in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2015  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), in partnership with the...


Feb 04, 2015, 10:19 ET Flu Epidemic Presents a Hidden Danger to Consumers: The Potential Misuse of Over-The-Counter Pain Medications

As cold and flu season peaks, adults may take multiple over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to treat their pain and fever symptoms. Yet, many are...


Mar 20, 2014, 12:30 ET American Gastroenterological Association and EndoGastric Solutions Establish Registry for GERD Procedures

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Center for GI Innovation and Technology today announced a partnership with EndoGastric...


Mar 14, 2014, 08:27 ET American Gastroenterological Association Launches Device Registry Initiative

 The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Center for GI Innovation and Technology announced today the launch of an initiative to...


Feb 18, 2014, 18:51 ET American Gastroenterological Association Seeks To Reduce The Number Of Preventable GI Health Issues Many Face

As the cold and flu season peaks, adults may take multiple over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to treat their pain and fever symptoms. Yet many...