Data from a study presents compelling evidence for the superiority of FMT in multiply recurrent CDI.
From pay disparities, and overt sexual harassment to policies that disproportionately affect working or expecting mothers, women across the medical spectrum face challenges not seen by their male colleagues.
Research presented at SITC 2019 looks at 2 different mechanisms for resistance to immune checkpoint inhibition in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
First impressions are an important part of the patient-physician relationship, because they can affect the quality of the relationship well beyond the initial encounter.
Until the healthcare industry can more adequately handle big data, adapt to artificial intelligence, and gather more evidence surrounding the efficacy of precision medicine for CRC, healthcare providers and patients must remain aware of hype, while also remaining optimistic about the hope of the individualized treatment and prevention of CRC.
Conducting and evaluating research studies on bowel preparation for colonoscopies is challenging, and is an area of significant interest both now and in the future.
Elderly patients have a higher tolerance for GERD symptoms compared with younger patients; therefore, these symptoms may be under-reported.
Burnout is thought to be the direct result of occupational demands that consistently outweigh the physical, mental, and psychological abilities of individuals suffering from it.
The one criticism that has persisted is the concern that a portion of patients on the control arm of the BEACON trial did not previously receive oxaliplatin.
These recommendations provides a much‐needed framework for clinicians performing and interpreting tests of anorectal function.
Several physicians explore the etiology of osteopenia and osteoporosis in patients with HIV and HCV who are undergoing antiretroviral therapy.
IBD clinical trials have become increasingly complex as more specific clinical endpoints have gathered support within the academic arena. There has also been an emphasis on long-term extension safety and efficacy data which can further complicate recruitment.
New guidelines on eosinophilic esophagitis management were recently developed with the aim of informing treatment decisions among pediatric and adult allergists and gastroenterologists.
The FDA plays a critical role in the evaluation of drug safety prior to approval and following introduction into clinical practice.
Managing the risk for infection is one of the primary tasks in optimizing outcomes for solid organ transplant recipients.
Guidelines and common practice support the role of reactive-based dose optimization at the time of loss of response in patients with IBD being treated with biologics.
Stool banks may guarantee reliable, timely and equitable access to fecal microbiota transplantation for patients and a traceable workflow that ensures safety and quality of procedures.
AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology hosted “Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance: Role of Emerging Technology and Innovation to Improve Outcomes.”
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
Researchers suggest that the hepatitis E virus remains a worldwide threat because more needs to be investigated about its transmission.