Navigation Links
New research on GI health unveiled at American College of Gastroenterology's 2011 Meeting
Date:10/31/2011

Reaches of the Colon

One study was the first study to assess improvements in detection of pre-cancerous growths in the colon through intensive physician training. Other studies highlighted the relationship between the location of pre-cancerous growths in the colon and the development of colorectal cancer in high risk populations, as well as detection rates for pre-cancerous growths in the upper reaches of the colon.

Social Media Has Role in Delivery of Healthcare but Patients Should Proceed With Caution

Two social media related studies highlight the pros and cons of social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube in the delivery of patient care and information. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Florida concluded that their Facebook group is vital resource for esophageal cancer survivors and their caregivers. After analyzing the top 100 most viewed IBD-related videos for content, popularity and as a source of patient education information, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation found that while YouTube can be a powerful tool for patient education and support, overall Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) content posted on YouTube was poor.

U.S. Research Confirms Latitude Variation in Incidence of Chronic Digestive Diseases -

Investigators Explore Potential Role of UV Light Exposure and Vitamin D in Crohn's Therapy

New research points to potential role for UV light exposure and vitamin D status in chronic digestive conditions, Crohn's disease, a serious inflammatory condition in the small intestine, and ulcerative colitis (UC). Results from two large prospective studies among large cohorts of nurses enrolled in the U.S. Nurses Health Study I and II revealed a significant north-south gradient in the association between latitude and incidence of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the United States, which affects as many as 1.4 million patients in United States, suggesting a link to UV
'/>"/>

Contact: Jacqueline Gaulin
mediaonly@acg.gi.org
301-263-9000
American College of Gastroenterology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology news :

1. Wistar Institute researcher receives New Innovator award from NIH
2. NC State researchers get to root of parasite genome
3. White Mountain Research Station to host climate change conference
4. Stevens awarded $1M for advanced biofuels research
5. Researchers find animal with ability to survive climate change
6. Researchers find an essential gene for forming ears of corn
7. Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction
8. Researcher working on destruction of chemical weapons
9. Researchers study acoustic communication in deep-sea fish
10. Researchers discover that growing up too fast may mean dying young in honey bees
11. The Rett Syndrome Research Trust launches operations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/16/2014)... Northridge, Calif. (October 16, 2014) – Post-menopausal women ... effect on hormone levels or genital bleeding, after ... of an investigational fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement ... according to a new peer-reviewed pilot study reported ... Society (NAMS) annual scientific meeting. , "These ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... our ability to assess the pandemic risk from strains ... we must not allow ourselves to become complacent that ... international consortium of scientists. , Influenza pandemics arise when ... yet to develop widespread immunity – spreads in the ... the past 100 years, the worst of which – ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... and to an unexpected extent. The outbreak does not ... virus shows a new disease dynamic in regions, where ... the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, acatech – ... Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities ... , In the statement the academies call for the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):S-equol supplements associated with improved measures of reproductive health in postmenopausal women 2Scientists 'must not become complacent' when assessing pandemic threat from flu viruses 2Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 2Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 3Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 4Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic 5
... from Philadelphia and Norway has determined the structure of an ... and is made at elevated levels in numerous forms of ... , led by researchers at The Wistar Institute, depicts the ... called NatA. Their findings, they believe, will allow them ...
... 2, 2013) In a new observational study published ... looked at the association of grape consumption, in the ... and 100% grape juice with the diet quality ... and adults. Their findings suggest that, among adults and ...
... Within sight of the Trans-Canada Highway, a team of ... set out on foot for a nearby site where they,d ... In the short distance they walked, with Canada,s ... in the Bow River bottomland, the team spotted five grizzly ...
Cached Biology News:Wistar scientists decipher structure of NatA, an enzyme complex that modifies most human proteins 2Grape consumption associated with healthier eating patterns in US children and adults 2Montana State University researchers highlight bears' use of Banff highway crossings 2Montana State University researchers highlight bears' use of Banff highway crossings 3Montana State University researchers highlight bears' use of Banff highway crossings 4
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 Convey Computer ... a team from Iowa State University won first place ... Using a Convey HC-2ex, the team’s solution achieved the ... faster than the second place finisher. , Experts from ... upon the month long challenge, using a variety of ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or ... brings Q3 orders to $5.8 million and provides a good start ... North America and one in the ... new projects at record levels," said Peter Bruijns , President ... the end of Q3 than they have been for any complete ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014  GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... P. Horovitz , Ph.D., from its board of directors effective ... in August 2003, and served as its chairman from June ... on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees of ... more than a decade of dedicated service to GenVec, and ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... OncLive® is pleased ... at Thomas Jefferson University has joined its Strategic ... Alliance Partnership program, the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center ... awareness of the Center’s cutting-edge research programs, comprehensive ... and other health care professionals from the Sidney ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 2Team from Iowa State Wins 2014 MemoCODE Design Contest Using Convey HC-2ex 3Zola P. Horovitz To Retire From GenVec Board 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 2Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University Partners With OncLive 3
... peroxide is one of the world,s most versatile and ... O 2 is commonly used as a bleach, ... however, says Christopher J. Kiely, hydrogen peroxide has eluded ... direct, efficient and environmentally friendly means of producing it. ...
... BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 19 InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... 7,491,794, a composition of matter patent which covers the ITMN-191 ... October 13, 2024. ITMN-191 is an inhibitor of the ... Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, said, "We are ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced that ... financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008. ... Thursday, February 26, 2009, after the capital markets close.(Logo: ... hosted by senior management and will be held on ...
Cached Biology Technology:Gold-palladium nanoparticles achieve greener, smarter production of hydrogen peroxide 2Gold-palladium nanoparticles achieve greener, smarter production of hydrogen peroxide 3Gold-palladium nanoparticles achieve greener, smarter production of hydrogen peroxide 4InterMune Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for ITMN-191 2InterMune Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for ITMN-191 3Human Genome Sciences to Sponsor Conference Call to Discuss Full Year 2008 Financial Results 2
... modified nucleotide structure called a ?cap? ... most naturally-occurring eukaryotic mRNAs and many ... for a portion of the GTP ... reaction results in the synthesis of ...
... A modified nucleotide structure called a ... of most naturally-occurring eukaryotic mRNAs and ... Analog for a portion of the ... transcription reaction results in the synthesis ...
... A modified nucleotide structure called ... 5?-end of most naturally-occurring eukaryotic mRNAs ... Cap Analog for a portion of ... vitro transcription reaction results in the ...
... Orbital Shakers have the durability ... stacked 3-high, and the uniformity ... "soft shake" applications. Heavily ... systems, our stackers are designed ...
Biology Products: