American Journal of Gastroenterology

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Wonder cure for gut: FDA allows fecal transplants

Conventional wisdom says it takes 15 years for a medical therapy, once proven safe and effective, to be widely accepted by the medical profession.

Inflammatory disorders

'Good' bug may have a role in bowel disease

(Medical Xpress)—A bug thought to be one of the 'good bacteria' in our gut may actually have a role in the development of a bowel disorder that is on the rise in Scotland.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical guidelines issued for drug-induced liver injury

(HealthDay)—Herbal and dietary supplements (HDS) account for an increasing proportion of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI), according to practice guidelines published online June 17 in the American Journal ...

Oncology & Cancer

New treatment for common digestive condition Barrett's Oesophagus

New research from the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust could transform treatments and diagnosis for a common digestive condition which affects thousands of patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Suboptimal usage of proton pump inhibitors common

(HealthDay)—For patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), those who receive a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prescription from gastroenterologists are more likely to be optimal users and have better symptom control, ...

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