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Bowel preparation may affect gut microbiota composition and affect the results of experiments

Kristina Campbell – IBD, Research & Practice Bowel preparation is a necessary, but sometimes ‘invisible’, part of a successful colonoscopy. The question of how bowel preparation procedures affect the normal gut microbiota is so far unanswered, since existing data are conflicting. Two recent studies supported the idea that bowel preparation significantly affects the gut microbiota….

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Turning 50 and Taking Cancer off Your Mind

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  • April 2, 2016
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PREVENTION & TREATMENT Has someone you know just hit the big 5-0? This milestone birthday requires more than just a memorable birthday gift; it also calls for a colorectal cancer screening. A stark fact is that colorectal cancer appears all too often, in 5 percent of us, and usually has no symptoms. The good news…

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Inflammation Predicts Neoplasia in Ulcerative Colitis

AMSTERDAM — New predictors will help find the one in 20 people with ulcerative colitis who will go on to develop colorectal neoplasia, according to a large retrospective cohort study. “The problem with cancer surveillance in ulcerative colitis is the higher relative risk of developing cancer, compared with the general population, although the absolute risk…


Refractory Constipation

Refractory Constipation Chronic constipation is a frequently encountered disorder in clinical practice. Most constipated patients benefit from standard medical approaches. However, current therapies may fail in a proportion of patients.

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Many Americans Aren’t Getting Cancer Screenings

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  • May 8, 2015
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Numbers are below national targets A new federal report shows a high number of Americans are not undergoing recommended screenings for colorectal, breast and cervical cancers. New data released Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows that in 2013, which is the latest data available, screening for the three cancers…

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Colonoscopy insertion pain: water exchange vs water immersion

Water immersion (WI) and water exchange (WE) entail infusion of water to distend the lumen during the insertion phase of colonoscopy. In WI, water is an adjunct to air insufflation (AI) to facilitate insertion to the cecum, with removal of infused water predominantly during withdrawal. WE entails complete exclusion of air insufflation, suction of infused…

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Colorectal Cancer Tests

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  • March 23, 2015
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A colorectal cancer screening is the most important way to prevent colorectal cancer, there are lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk for polyps and colorectal cancer.

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Top News: Which doctor does your colonoscopy may matter

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  • December 4, 2014
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Top News: Which doctor does your colonoscopy may matter By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new study adds to evidence that people who get screened for colon cancer are less likely to end up dying of the disease. But it matters what doctor performs the test, researchers found. Older Americans who’d had…