Category: Gastroenterology

Percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer remains at 60% – what options, other than colonoscopy, do we have?

From the NEJM:The percentage of U.S. residents with up-to-date screening for colorectal cancer has not increased appreciably since 2010 and remains at ...
Overcoming Colonoscopy Fears with Educational Videos by EMMI

Overcoming Colonoscopy Fears with Educational Videos by EMMI

From Dartmouth-Hitchcock: patient education and engagement video by EMMI Solutions can decrease anxiety before a colonoscopy, decrease dosage of sedat ...
Highly effective HCV treatment: once daily oral Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir

Highly effective HCV treatment: once daily oral Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir

The hepatitis C virus (HCV), a single-stranded RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae with six major genotypes, infects up to 150 million people worldwi ...

“Gluten sensitivity” may be caused by FODMAPs in everyday foods: Fructose in fruit, Lactose in milk, Galactans in beans, Polyols in chewing gum

FODMAPs is an acronym for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. FODMAPs are sugars that draw water into the intest ...

“Gluten sensitivity” may be caused by FODMAPs in everyday foods: Fructose in fruit, Lactose in milk, Galactans in beans, Polyols in chewing gum

FODMAPs is an acronym for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. FODMAPs are sugars that draw water into the intest ...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – DW video

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – DW video

Professor Hubert Mönnikes talks about why people with IBS are often mislabeled as hypochondriacs, and how to best treat the symptoms.Are Dietary FODMA ...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – DW video

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – DW video

Professor Hubert Mönnikes talks about why people with IBS are often mislabeled as hypochondriacs, and how to best treat the symptoms.Are Dietary FODMA ...