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Global Health Partner Acquires Stockholm Gastro Center

Global Health Partner (STO:GHP) has acquired Stockholm Gastro Center; a specialist clinic with operations within medical gastroenterology and endoscopy located at Sophiahemmet in Stockholm. “The acquisition of Stockholm Gastro Center is a good complement to the obesity surgery business that we run at Kirurgkliniken and Bariatric Center Stockholm in Sophiahemmet’s facilities. Procurement process This is a…

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Colorectal Cancer Increase In Younger Adults

Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2019, there will be 145,600 new cases of the disease and 51,020 deaths across the United States, making it the fourth most diagnosed form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer mortality. Diagnosis…

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Choose The Right Colon Cancer Screening Option

Colon cancer is highly preventable through regular screening. But the right type of screening depends on your particular risk factors, an expert says. Each year in the United States, more than 140,000 people are diagnose with colon cancer, and about 50,000 die from the disease. It’s the second-leading cause of cancer death in the country.…

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Mailed To Patients

Financial incentives didn’t increase completion rates of colorectal cancer screening tests mailed to patients. In a randomized clinical trial of almost 900 patients, none of the incentives (an unconditional $10, a promised $10 upon completion of the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kit to test for blood in a stool sample or chance at a lottery…

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PCOS Symptoms Correlate With Gut Bacterial Composition

Symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) improved with exposure to healthy bacteria in the gut, according to a study in a mouse model of this common women’s endocrine disorder. Because The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans, La. Therefore This study builds on recent…

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Non Invasive Test Is Breath Of Fresh Air For Diagnosing Gut Diseases

Australian researchers have developed a less invasive and cheaper test to detect gastrointestinal illnesses  a breath sample. The new method developed at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia, would reduce the number of invasive procedures such as endoscopies or colonoscopies. Instead, patients with gut problems would be diagnosed by simply measuring the amount of the…

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Colorectal Cancer Diagnosed At Early Age

New research indicates that colorectal cancer diagnosed at an early age has clinical and genetic features that are different from those seen in traditional colorectal cancer diagnosed later in life. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study also revealed certain unique features in especially young patients and those…

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Early Life Exposure To Microbiota Inhibits Colon Cancer

Exposure to microbiota, or microorganisms such as bacteria, in the early stages of life plays a crucial role in establishing optimal conditions in the intestine that inhibit the development of colon cancer in adulthood; according to a study led by Georgia State University. The research team explore how being expose to microbiota in utero and…

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Socioeconomic Status Linked To Chances Of Surviving Anal Cancer

If you are from a lower income area, your chances of surviving anal cancer are significantly reduced, according to a new study led by investigators at NYU Langone Health’s Perl mutter Cancer Center, and publishing online March 12, 2018 in Cancer. Among the first of its kind, the study shows that both overall survival and…

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Lymph Node Dissection Safe In Gastroesophageal Carcinoma

Extended lymphadenectomy (LAD) to improve staging accuracy for gastroesophageal carcinoma can be done safely, according to a new case series. “In this relatively large study from our high-volume Western center, Therefore They demonstrated that gastrectomy with extended (D1+ or D2) LAD can be performed safely, and that it significantly improves nodal yield and thus ensures…

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Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied To Diabetes Remission

Three in four obese people with diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found. Five years later, 27% of those who achieved remission had relapsed, the study also found. However, the total proportion of people in remission held steady, suggesting that some people…

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Sufferers Exhibit A Distinctive Microbial Signature In The Gut

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is manifested by a range of digestive problems such as pain, bloating, constipation or diarrhea. It is estimated that 10 – 20% of the Western population is affected by it. Often a diet or probiotics are prescribe to treat it but gut-directed hypnotherapy also alleviates symptoms. There are a lot of…