Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis higher in seniors with more rounds of antibiotic treatment
CHICAGO, IL (May 9, 2023) — Four in 10 posts about liver disease on TikTok contain misinformation, with most pushing inaccurate claims about fad diets, “detox” drinks and herbal remedies, according to a study being presented today at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023. Results suggest that liver disease patients who seek medical information on TikTok may […]
CHICAGO, IL (May 7, 2023) — Children and adolescents face greater risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when exposed to antibiotics or a Western diet at early ages, or when their family has higher socioeconomic status, according to a study being presented today at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023. “Pediatric IBD cases are rising globally, and […]
Chicago, IL (May 2, 2023) — Researchers created organoids from cancer cells to reduce the need for trial and error in identifying effective cancer treatments in one of many cancer studies scheduled for presentation this week at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023. Below are summaries of three studies scheduled for DDW, their embargo times and presentation […]
BETHESDA, MD (April 28, 2023) — Just 4% of patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery developed obesity-associated cancer in a 10-year follow up, compared to 8.9% among those who did not have a weight-loss procedure, according to a study to be presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023. “The primary benefit people consider when they […]
BETHESDA, MD (April 28, 2023) — The balance of microbes in the human gut varies substantially from morning to night and even more by season — with profound fluctuations completely transforming the microbiome from summer to winter, according to a study to be presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2023. The microbiome — bacteria that live […]
Electrical pulses that stimulate changes in the small intestine may improve glucose control BETHESDA, Md. (April 28, 2023) — A procedure that uses controlled electrical pulses to induce changes to the lining of the first part of the small intestine could allow patients with Type 2 diabetes to stop taking insulin and still maintain glycemic control, […]
Study shows five-year survival increased for Whites in 20-year span but not for Blacks, Hispanics or Asians.
New study suggests that growing up with a large family can also lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease
New study finds viable livers from overdose donors helped meet urgent need.