News tagged with intestinal polyps
(HealthDay)—Gattex (teduglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nutritional problems caused by short bowel syndrome.
Medications Dec 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
The most dreaded part of a colonoscopy is prepping for it. The day before the exam, patients often drink large amounts of a vile-tasting liquid, then it's off to the throne for the better part of the day and night.
Cancer Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Researchers who say they've linked type 2 diabetes with earlier development of precancerous colon lesions recommend people with the blood sugar disorder start colorectal screenings at a younger ...
Diabetes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A CT-scan-based form of virtual colonoscopy that does not require laxative preparation appears to be as effective as standard colonoscopy in identifying the intestinal polyps most likely to become cancerous. ...
Cancer May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who eat at least three servings of fish per week have a reduced risk of developing some types of colon polyps according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators.
Health Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |