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Low sodium levels increase liver transplant survival benefit in sickest patients

U-M research published in Liver Transplantation ...

Ongoing dietary challenges for New Zealanders with coeliac disease: Otago study

University of Otago researchers have completed the first national survey of people with coeliac disease in New Zealand and found that many ...

Transoral Fundoplication Is an Effective Treatment for Patients with GERD

Bethesda, MD — Transoral fundoplication is an effective treatment for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), especially for patients with persistent regurgitation despite proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy, according to a new study1 published in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ... Full story

Study: Small doses of resistant starch make big difference

Consuming even modest amounts of resistant starch can lend a significant punch to the gut microbes that benefit human health, according to a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln food scientists. ... Full story

Research Offers Novel Insight Into Hirschsprung's Disease

Bethesda, MD — Defects in the protein Sox10, a transcription factor that regulates gene expression, may play a role in the development of post-operative GI dysfunction in Hirschsprung’s disease patients, according to new research1 published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the new basic science journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ... Full story

Discovery of New Signaling Intermediates Provides Clues to Novel Therapies in Pancreatitis

Bethesda, MD — Signaling initiated by pancreatic digestive enzyme-producing (acinar) cells is essential to development of both pain and inflammation in pancreatitis, according to research published in the inaugural issue of Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the new basic science journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ... Full story

How E. coli passes safely through stomach acid

Tübingen researchers investigate infection mechanisms used by bacteria causing severe diarrhea ... Full story

Interferon-Free Combination Therapy Prevents Recurrence of HCV After Liver Transplantation

Bethesda, MD - A 24-week course of sofosbuvir and ribavirin can eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in two-thirds of patients who undergo liver transplantation, with positive consequences on their short- and long-term prognoses, according to two new studies published in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. ... Full story

Beer and bread yeast-eating gut bacteria aid human health

Human gut bacteria that feast on the yeast contained in fermented foods like bread and beer provides clues to new treatments for people suffering from bowel diseases. ... Full story

Could gut bacteria that help us digest beer & bread fight disease, too?

Researchers turn to Zingerman’s Bakehouse to decode yeast’s relationship with good bacteria ... Full story

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