7 Facts You Need to Know about Colonoscopy

Screening is crucial for the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society currently recommends that people [...]

Colorectal Cancer Risk & Screening Recommendations

When it comes to colorectal cancer, screening is prevention. Colorectal cancer is no joke. Just get screened.  What’s Your Risk? Average [...]

Moderate Exercise Improves Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Patients with colorectal cancer may be able to lower the risk of the disease worsening, and improve their chances of [...]

Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

Patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait [...]

Xermelo-new option for controlling symptoms of Carcinoid Syndrome

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the oral therapy Xermelo (telotristat ethyl) to be used in combination [...]

Peppermint Oil Relieves Severe Symptoms of IBS

A slow-release form of peppermint oil may help relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These findings were reported at [...]

New Drug Viberzi® Approved by FDA for Treatment of IBS

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approve the medicine Viberzi® (eluxadoline) for the treatment of patients with irritable [...]

Study suggests that “Specific Carbohydrate Diet” may alleviate Crohn's in children.

A diet that includes non-processed foods, such as fruits, vegetables, meats and nuts appeared to ease all signs of inflammatory [...]

Managing IBS: The Mind-Gut Connection

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help women living with irritable bowel syndrome manage anxiety and improve overall well-being. By Diana Price [...]

FDA Approves Xifaxan® for Treatment of IBS-D in Adults

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Xifaxan® (rifaximin) for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in [...]

Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Operations for GERD Linked to Fewer Postoperative Complications and a Faster Recovery Compared with an Open Procedure.

Individuals with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer [...]

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