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Cernostics' TissueCypher Assay uses molecular and cellular data to predict which patients with Barrett's esophagus are at risk of progression to esophageal cancer.
While probiotics work solely in the intestines, thanks to the gut-brain connection, the work done there can impact your mental health as well.
Collaboration is crucial to attaining the audacious goals of reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all patients with autoimmune diseases.
Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) is an attractive alternative for treatment of chronic GERD in patients who meet the criteria for the procedure.
There are many different forms of hepatitis (inflammation of the liver), but what they have in common is that the symptoms are often subtle and they can progress to liver scarring (cirrhosis) and liver failure. Hepatologist Joseph Galati describes the causes and course of the different types.
As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, we are seeing serious complications, including non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD), in many obese people, including very young children. In some cases, the damage to the liver leads to irreversible scarring requiring transplantation. If diagnosed and treated early, these complications can be prevented.
Successful bariatric surgery requires preparation, long-term recovery, and lifelong changes in your relationships with your body, food, and the people in your life.
Listen to your patients with IBS, not just their symptoms, but for what they want and how their symptoms are affecting their day-to-day lives. They are living the one case they really know about.
Most people with Crohn's disease respond well if they follow the treatment plan provided by their doctor, track their symptoms and adopt a healthy lifestyle.
People with chronic liver disease have higher healthcare costs than other people ($18,359 vs. $5,271). They also face significant quality of life issues.
A recent study suggests a new endoscopic stapler procedure may offer an alternative for patients who are not candidates for bariatric surgery.
GERD is commonly known as "heartburn." If the symptoms don't go away after modifying lifestyle & taking medications, medical attention is indicated to prevent complications.
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