Tag: American Gastroenterological Association

167th Health Research Report 01 NOV 2013

  167 Health Research Report WHITE PAPER /ROUGH COPY 167th Issue Date 01 NOV 2013 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz www.youtube.com/vhfilm http://www.engineeringevil.com http://www.healthresearchreport.me   In this Issue: ·        Coffee consumption reduces risk of liver cancer ·        How does ursolic acid induce neural regeneration after sciatic nerve injury? ·        Potential […]

Coffee consumption reduces risk of liver cancer / By over 40%

Contact: Aimee Frank media@gastro.org 301-941-2620 American Gastroenterological Association Bethesda, MD (Oct. 22, 2013) — Coffee consumption reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date meta-analysis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice […]

Fecal microbiota transplantation cures gastrointestinal diseases: 90% cure rate

Contact: Aimee Frank media@gastro.org 301-941-2620 American Gastroenterological Association Stool transplants highly efficient for Clostridium difficile infections and other gastrointestinal conditions — 2nd World Summit ‘Gut Microbiota For Health’ held in Madrid (26 February 2013) Clostridium difficile infections have developed into a virtual pandemic over the past two decades. […]

Acid-reducing medicines may lead to dependency: After 8 weeks

Contact: Alissa J. Cruz media@gastro.org 301-272-1602 American Gastroenterological Association Data suggests proton pump inhibitors can induce acid-related symptoms in healthy adults Bethesda, MD (July 1, 2009) – Treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) for eight weeks induces acid-related symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation and dyspepsia once treatment is […]

Regular marijuana use increases risk of hepatitis C-related liver damage

Contact: Aimee Frank media@gastro.org 301-941-2620 American Gastroenterological Association Bethesda, MD (Jan. 28, 2008) – Patients with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection should not use marijuana (cannabis) daily, according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Researchers […]