This Sunday, July 28, is World Hepatitis Day, which was established to raise global awareness of hepatitis – a potentially fatal, blood-borne virus which is a hidden epidemic in the United States. [...]
POEM is an incisionless, endoscopic procedure that offers patients the ability to swallow again without the risks and recovery from a major surgery. [...]
Persistent difficulty swallowing, also called dysphagia, could be a sign of a serious medical condition and warrants a trip to your doctor. [...]
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed among adults in the United States. Since there are very few symptoms associated with colorectal cancer, regular screening is essential. [...]
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are both Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, but they require different treatments. Finding the right treatment can reduce inflammation, heal the intestine, and help you live symptom free. [...]
IBD is a chronic immune response which causes inflammation of the GI tract. The two most common IBDs are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. [...]
Thanks to increased awareness of the need for screening, and in turn, early detection and treatment of colorectal cancer, newly diagnosed cases and deaths are on the decline. [...]
Nearly everyone experiences the occasional stomachache, or GI tract upset. But for the approximately 1.3 million Americans living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, there is little to no rest from these uncomfortable, embarrassing, and often life-disrupting symptoms.