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Released: 26-Mar-2020 1:25 PM EDT
Mount Sinai Researchers Unveil Mechanisms to Prevent Crohn’s Disease and First Study Linking Metals Exposure w/ IBD
Mount Sinai Health System

In a series of four studies published today in Gastroenterology, a journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, Mount Sinai inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) researchers, describe the identification of predictive tools and a new understanding of environmental factors that trigger IBD.

Released: 25-Mar-2020 9:55 AM EDT
Diet, Nutrition Have Profound Effects on Gut Microbiome
George Washington University

A new literature review from scientists at George Washington University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology suggests that nutrition and diet have a profound impact on the microbial composition of the gut.

Released: 19-Mar-2020 11:25 AM EDT
New COVID-19 info for gastroenterologists and patients
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

A paper published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by clinicians at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai outlines key information gastroenterologists and patients with chronic digestive conditions need to know about COVID-19, or coronavirus.

Newswise: March 2020 Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Includes Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Functional GI Disorders
Released: 9-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT
March 2020 Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Includes Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Functional GI Disorders
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

The March issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology features evidence-based articles related to complementary and alternative medicine therapies for functional GI disorders, a new ACG Clinical Guideline for the diagnosis and management of Chronic Pancreatitis, opioid-related constipation, and more.

Released: 7-Mar-2020 8:50 AM EST
GI symptoms and potential fecal transmission in coronavirus patients
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

The world is bracing for the impact of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which has now spread to over 30 countries, infecting more than 80,000 people with over 2,600 deaths globally.

Released: 5-Mar-2020 1:10 PM EST
Better sleep? Prebiotics could help
University of Colorado Boulder

Dietary compounds called prebiotics, which are found in fibrous foods such as artichokes, onions, leeks and some whole grains, improve sleep and boost stress resilience, according to a new study

Newswise: Colorectal Cancer Q&A: The Truth about Screening, Prevention, and More
Released: 5-Mar-2020 8:05 AM EST
Colorectal Cancer Q&A: The Truth about Screening, Prevention, and More
Nuvance Health

A colonoscopy is the best way to screen for and prevent colorectal cancer (CRC) because it allows your doctor to find and remove precancerous growths called polyps before they have a chance to turn into cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that most people have colonoscopy screenings starting at age 50. People who are at a higher risk for CRC due to family history or other factors should begin having screenings at a younger age based on their doctor’s recommendation.


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