Given the close relationship between IBS and mental health, the use of psychological modalities represents a growing area of interest in IBS management.
Researchers reviewed and summarized the safety and efficacy of individual antispasmodics available in North America for the treatment of chronic abdominal pain.
Contracting with outside firms to handle medical billing can be a smart financial move for some medical practices.
The American Gastroenterological Association offered strategies for clinical practice, future research, and policy agenda for the treatment of patients with NAFLD and NASH.
Further research is warranted to understand the potential ways fecal microbiota transplantations may improve patients’ responses to immunotherapy.
One key factor that has developed increasing research interest is the role of a patient’s BMI, specifically those with obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2), in the development of IBD.
The natural history of cirrhosis is significantly affected by the increasing prevalence of infections, with strategies for prevention and treatment difficult to compose.
Expert discusses common medical record documentation mistakes, including failing to update prepopulated or copied notes from a previous visit.
Clinicians summarized the current research and clarified widespread misinformation on celiac disease.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Reviewing a patient’s potential risk for osteoporosis should be a routine part of each visit for patients with IBD.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement and an accompanying clinical report on identifying and addressing the effects of trauma and stress on children, families, and their health care providers.
To discuss the potential factors driving the increasing alcohol use among women as well as potential solutions, we interviewed David Streem, MD, and Leena P. Mittal, MD, FACLP.
Due to the relatively high relapse rate and need for additional therapies, current research is being done on the use of Vedolizumab for the treatment of microscopic colitis.
Although the rise in pediatric obesity predates the COVID-19 pandemic, stressors experienced during the pandemic exposed inequities in children’s health.
Among other considerations, health care providers must avoid giving individual medical advice.
While the causes of gender gaps are often complex and inextricably intertwined, a more in depth approach is needed to identify areas where immediate action can be taken to improve gender equity and diversity in gastroenterology.
A patient presenting with sudden-onset dysphagia and vomiting initially is diagnosed with GERD but does not respond to PPIs. What is your diagnosis?
Unmitigated health disparities remain a persistent challenge throughout gastroenterology practice.
With health experts across the country agreeing we are in the midst of a mental health pandemic, psychiatrist Aaron M. Hawkins, MD offers his view about the current state and the future of mental health in the United States.