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  • Tegaserod, Prucalopride Win FDA Panel's Backing for Constipation
    (MedPage Today) -- Both drugs sail through advisory committee meeting by wide margins
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    (MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis supports prognostic tool for hepatocellular carcinoma
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    (MedPage Today) -- Risk seen rising with incremental increases in BMI
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    (MedPage Today) -- FDA panel to consider two constipation drugs with backstories
  • Fewer Vascular Events Seen After Bariatric Surgery in T2D Patients
    (MedPage Today) -- Retrospective data adds to evidence it beats lifestyle change, medical tx alone
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    (MedPage Today) -- Multi-pronged efforts slightly better than single interventions
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    (MedPage Today) -- And high antibody levels tied to greater incidence in black and Asian patients
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    1   Link   Understanding Colon Cancer Screening
    Six Questions That Could Save Your Life (or the Life of Someone You Love)
    2   Link   Bowel Cancer General Information
    The most common questions about bowel cancer.
    3   Link   Understanding Colonoscopy
    General information on Colonoscopy.
    4   Link   Understanding ERCP
    General information on ERCP.
    5   Link   Understanding Upper Endoscopy (Gastroscopy)
    General information on Upper Endoscopy (Gastroscopy)
    6   Link   Understanding capsule endoscopy
    General information on capsule endoscopy
    7   Link   Patient Education Videos
    The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has produced educational videos for patients to learn about endoscopic procedures and the conditions they are used to diagnose and treat.
    8   Link   Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    General information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome