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Article ID: 711898

Novel Vaccine for Colorectal Cancer Shows Positive Phase I Results

Thomas Jefferson University

The vaccine proves safe in a small sample of human subjects, opening the way for the next phase of testing

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25-Apr-2019 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 711462

Has Medicaid Expansion Improved Rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening?

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal

Dr. Yasmin A. Zerhouni and colleagues from Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston sought to answer this question using data from health-related telephone surveys administered by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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22-Apr-2019 10:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 706205

Fight Colorectal Cancer Launches “Clinical Trial Finder” Mobile App in Partnership with Flatiron Health

Fight Colorectal Cancer

Fight CRC’s Clinical Trial Finder App aims to make the web-based resource more accessible to Late-State, MSS colorectal cancer patients

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22-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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    18-Apr-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 711326

Preschoolers with Chronic Constipation Tend to Be Picky Eaters

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

In the first study of its kind in the U.S., researchers found that normally developing preschool children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory issues that contribute to their difficulties with toileting behaviors. These children are often picky eaters who might be overly sensitive to food textures, tastes, or odors. They also might have an exaggerated response to noises, bright lights, or other sensory stimuli. Findings were published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

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15-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711542

Baby step towards breath-testing for gut disorders

Flinders University

Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful and often traumatic oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses. Research published in international journal Scientific Reports describes an exciting new breath test that could have global implications on how to detect gastrointestinal damage.

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17-Apr-2019 11:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711424

We’re Only as Good as Our Microbiomes Are Happy

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Our guts are home to a cast of billions: bacteria, viruses, and fungi all congregate and collectively make up our microbiome. This vast gastrointestinal tribe shapes the onset, incidence, and treatment of a startling number of diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and cancer. In the past 20 years since the field took off, much has been discovered about how this unseen ecosystem interacts with all aspects of human life, and the rate of discoveries shows no signs of slowing.

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16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 711389

Rutgers Researchers Discover Crucial Link Between Brain and Gut Stem Cells

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A gene that is necessary for prenatal growth has been shown to be essential in maintaining crucial stem cells in the adult brain and intestine, a Rutgers study has discovered.

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15-Apr-2019 9:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711292

UCLA researchers study cost-effectiveness of rectal cancer treatments

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Costs are on the rise for many kinds of medical treatments. UCLA researchers are looking for cost-effective ways to treat people who have locally advanced rectal cancer, a cancer located in the end section of the large intestine.

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12-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711186

NASA Twins Study: A year in space has little effect on gut microbiome

University of Illinois at Chicago

A year in space seems to have a small but significant, transient effect on the gut microbiome, according to a new paper on the NASA Twins Study published in the journal Science.The microbiome findings, authored by a team of researchers in Chicago, are among the results from 10 other research teams examining how the human body responds to spaceflight that are reported in the paper.

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11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 710266

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal April 2019 Video Abstracts and Editor Picks

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Journal April 2019 Video Abstracts and Editor Picks

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10-Apr-2019 5:30 PM EDT

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