“The patients were so incredibly sick—a level I have not seen since the swine flu in 2010,” says Brien.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mass General Gastroenterology is continuing to provide care for our patients. We recommend that our patients keep their scheduled clinic appointments and do not postpone their gastrointestinal care, unless recommended by your physician. We are also seeing new patients for consultation. Most routine lab testing and radiology exams can be scheduled and performed. Our clinicians are available during normal clinic sessions, and also on a limited basis in our endoscopy units.
A team led by researchers from Mass General has uncovered key molecular step stones in alcohol-related liver disease that may provide targets for drug therapy development.
This new finding suggests even more patients can be identified for immunotherapy using a small number of genes that are already routinely tested for other therapeutics.
Ethan Putnam, now 5, was born premature and received most of his food through a feeding tube. After a host medical complications and feeding therapy, Ethan has successfully transitioned to eating half of his meals by mouth - and is on track to leave the feeding tube behind.
Mass General Hospital researchers identify new “universal” target for antiviral treatment. Mass General Hospital researchers identify new “universal” target for antiviral treatment. Key Takeaways • Mass General researchers have uncovered a
Colleen Lefthes, a retired sales representative, had suffered from worsening heartburn and laryngitis for years. She began to suspect there was a correlation between her worsening laryngitis and her heartburn and knew she needed to find answers and a permanent resolution.
Study helps doctors recognize risk factors, symptoms of underdiagnosed food avoidance/restriction disorder
Study helps doctors recognize risk factors, symptoms of underdiagnosed food avoidance/restriction disorder. Study helps doctors recognize risk factors, symptoms of underdiagnosed food avoidance/restriction disorder. Key Takeaways • Adults avoiding
Pediatric Feeding Disorder is a common medical condition that affects how or what a child eats. Learn about Pediatric Feeding Disorder and how to help your child if they have the condition.
Several studies have reported associations between proton-pump inhibitor use and dementia. New research published in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, puts these claims to rest.