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Digestive Disease Week

AI in Colonoscopy: Disconnect Grows Between Academic, Community Studies

Clearly helpful in manufacturers' trials, but not so much in routine practice

DDW over a photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

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Gut Bacteria Cocktail Helps Long COVID

Oral treatment alleviates symptoms better than placebo

May 9, 2023
Win for Vedolizumab in Recurrent Crohn's Disease

Trial boosts case for label expansion

May 8, 2023
Study: VA Surgeons Who Do Colonoscopies May Need More Training

Outdone by gastroenterologists in finding adenomatous polyps

May 8, 2023
Is Electrical Duodenal Resurfacing the Next Big Thing for T2D and Obesity?

Small trials show big boost in insulin sensitivity, plus weight loss

May 7, 2023
Even at Stage IV, Immunotherapy Helps in Pancreatic Cancer

Small but clear boost to overall survival

May 7, 2023
Medicaid Expansion Seen Lifting Colon Cancer Screening for Low-Income People

But not a cure-all in states boosting eligibility

May 6, 2023
Gut Microbiome Varies Hour to Hour, Month to Month

Intraindividual shifts over time may explain why drugs don't work the same in everyone

May 4, 2023
Maintenance Mirikizumab Proves Mettle in Ulcerative Colitis

In LUCENT-2, clinical remissions doubled among responders to induction therapy

May 26, 2022
Etrasimod Shows Promise in Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

Analysis of two ELEVATE trials showed significant improvements in clinical remission

May 25, 2022
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Boosts Weight-Loss Outcomes

Study finds benefit when added to lifestyle intervention

May 25, 2022
POSE 2.0 Linked to Improved Outcomes in NAFLD Patients With Obesity

Steatosis resolved in 53% of patients who underwent this minimally invasive procedure

May 24, 2022
G-POEM for Ongoing Gastroparesis Eases Symptoms Long Term

Study showed nearly two-thirds achieved clinical success at 3 years

May 23, 2022
Added Value With CAD, Mucosal Exposure Device for Pinpointing Adenomas

Study aims to offer comparative data on quality improvement tools during standard colonoscopy

May 23, 2022
Screening Colonoscopy With Add-On AI Could Save $290 Million a Year

Modeling study shows cost-effectiveness to cut colorectal cancer incidence, mortality

May 22, 2022