American Gastroenterological Association

The American Gastroenterological Association, (AGA) was founded in 1897 and is comprised of two non-profits, AGA and AGA Institute. Today, AGA's membership is over 16,500 physicians, scientists, and health professionals involved in research, treatment, diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. The AGA Institute publishes esteemed journals, Gastroenterology, and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The AGA foundation conducts fund raisers to encourage research and discoveries in the field of gastroenterology and related diseases.

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4930 Del Ray Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
Website
http://www.gastro.org/
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Coffee drinking improves hepatitis C treatment response

Advanced hepatitis C patients with chronic liver disease may benefit from drinking coffee during treatment, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association ...

Health

Unsaturated fat associated with fatty liver disease

As the obesity epidemic continues, new data shed light on which nutrients and what quantity of those nutrients promote health or disease. In the American Gastroenterological Association journal, Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology ...

Oncology & Cancer

High folate intake may reduce risk of colorectal cancer

Intake of high levels of folate may reduce colorectal cancer risk, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Folate is a water-soluble ...

Inflammatory disorders

Inflammatory bowel disease emerges as a global disease

The incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are increasing with time and in different regions around the world, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological ...

Medical research

Even low-dose aspirin may increase risk of GI bleeding

The risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding needs to be considered when determining the potential preventive benefits associated with low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer. According to a new study in Clinical ...

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