Gastroenterology Archives - Page 35 of 39 - Clinical Advisor


Surface of the colon in a patient with ulcerative colitis.

ACG grades medical approaches to IBD

Strong evidence indicates that mesalamine, sulfasalazine, and other 5-aminosalicylic drugs effectively induce remission in mild-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis (UC) and prevent relapse in quiescent UC.

FDA approves new test for intestinal superbug

A new test is available that can rapidly detect Clostridium difficile and the presence of toxin B gene, a strain of bacteria that causes diarrhea, colitis and in some cases, severe intestinal conditions that can result in death.

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