The guideline is intended to be an educational device to provide information that may assist endoscopists in providing care to patients.
Findings show that bacteria from mothers' breast milk and areolar skin are transferred to their infants' guts.
The new device uses magnetic catheters to draw the upper and lower esophagus together.
However, duodenal integrity appears to not be affected in eosinophilic esophagitis.
Gluten-rich food may lead to symptom onset, specifically early satiety, in patients with functional dyspepsia.
Treatment was effective in patients under 6 years who received 50 mg/day of zinc as an initial dose.
Almost half of participants reported that they never received information regarding the side effects of their medication from their prescriber.
Avoiding gluten may result in reduced consumption of beneficial whole grains that could affect cardiovascular risk.
A follow-up colonoscopy more than 10 months after a positive FIT result is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer and more advanced disease at the time of diagnosis.
Increasing duration of antibiotic use at ages 20 to 39 and 40 to 59 is significantly associated with an increased risk of colorectal adenoma.
Apixaban is associated with a lower risk of gastrointestinal bleeding than rivaroxaban or dabigatran.
A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.
Celiac disease is associated with anorexia nervosa before and after a diagnosis of celiac disease.
The test will provide information on an individual's genetic predisposition to 10 diseases or conditions.
The USPSTF evaluated the benefits and harms of screening vs not screening, targeted vs universal screening, and treatment for celiac disease.
A meta-analysis suggests that patients who take gastric acid suppressants may have a higher risk for recurrent CDI.
Researchers identified 5 factors that identify patients with IBD at high risk for hospitalization, emergency department visits, and high treatment charges in the next year.
Octogenarians with colorectal cancer have several differences in clinical and tumor characteristics, compared with younger patients with the disease.
Budesonide oral suspension treatment improved symptomatic, endoscopic, and histologic parameters in eosinophilic esophagitis.
The FDA has received 120 reports of serious cases of pancreatitis or death after the approval of Viberzi in May 2015.
Excess weight could influence the risk of of gastrointestinal cancers by altering insulin levels and promoting inflammation.
Implementation of the FODMAP diet is an effective strategy to manage symptoms of IBS, including bloating and abdominal pain.
Thirty-eight of 231 NCGS patients showed gluten-specific symptoms when completing the placebo-controlled gluten challenge.
Individuals who consume the least amount of gluten are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
The American College of Gastroenterology has released recommendations of preferred approaches for diagnosing and evaluating patients with abnormal liver test results.
Among GERD patients, the mean annual ARI episode dropped from 4.39 during the year before PPI treatment to 3.89 after treatment with a PPI.
Trulance has been approved for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults.
The procedure could be used as alternative to bariatric surgery for selected patients with obesity.
Diabetes could increase the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C.
Risk was dependent on dose, background medications, and type of GLP-1 receptor agonist.