Gastrohepatic Disorders Resource Center

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Abdominal Obesity Linked to IBS Risk?

A study found visceral abdominal obesity, not general obesity, is a significant independent risk factor of IBS, especially IBS-D.

SSRI Use Ups GI Bleeding Risk

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use is associated with increased risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Decaf Coffee Protects Liver

Prior research has suggested that drinking coffee may help protect the liver, but new findings indicate caffeine might not be the active ingredient at work.

Celiac Diseae in T1DM Patients

More research is needed to fully understand the correlation between celiac disease and type 1 diabetes, and the effects of a gluten-free diet.

Uceris Rectal Foam: Final Approval

Salix announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted final approval for Uceris (budesonide) 2mg rectal foam for the induction of remission in patients with active mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis (UC) extending up to 40cm from the anal verge.

Extra Pounds: Speeding Liver Aging?

Extra pounds cause the liver to age faster, potentially explaining why obesity is linked to diseases like liver cancer and insulin resistance.

Do IBD Flares Increase MI Risk

Patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a greater risk of recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) following first-time MI compared to non-IBD patients.

Five Healthy Habits Cut CRC Rates

A few healthy habits could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).

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