Diet and lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. Diet and lifestyle guidelines can greatly reduce gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. Key Takeaways • Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or heartburn, is
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the most widely used heartburn medication, and for good reason: They are the strongest available option for stopping acid production at its source. But recent headlines highlight survey findings (published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology) that indicate an increased risk of COVID-19 among PPI users. But if you have heartburn does it mean you're at a higher risk for COVID-19?
Mass General study demonstrates that kidneys infected with hepatitis C can be safely transplanted into healthy recipients
Mass General study demonstrates that kidneys infected with hepatitis C can be safely transplanted into healthy recipients. Mass General study demonstrates that kidneys infected with hepatitis C can be safely transplanted into healthy recipients. Key
En este estudio de registro nacional, 13.957 adultos con colitis microscópica fueron comparados con 66.820 controles de población para investigar si la colitis microscópica está asociada con un mayor riesgo de enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal (EII).
“The patients were so incredibly sick—a level I have not seen since the swine flu in 2010,” says Brien.
Al analizar los datos del estudio sobre la salud de las enfermeras II, el Dr. Raaj S. Mehta, el Dr. Andrew T. Chan, y sus colegas han documentado que el consumo de café, té y refrescos está asociado con un mayor riesgo de síntomas de RGE.
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.