Curated GI articles March 25th, 2022: Landmark year ahead for CRC testing and liquid biopsies

Curated GI articles March 25th, 2022: Landmark year ahead for CRC testing and liquid biopsies

Curated GI articles March 25th, 2022:
Landmark year ahead for CRC testing and liquid biopsies
PE GI Solutions Enters into a Strategic Partnership with Emerson Hospital to Open Emerson Endoscopy & Digestive Health Center (PR Newswire)
The facility is equipped with cutting-edge equipment and is the only hospital-owned outpatient endoscopy center in the region.
Where gastroenterology consolidation is headed: One GI physician weighs in (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Kevin Finnegan, MD, a gastroenterologist with One GI and Associated Endoscopy in Brentwood, Tenn., joined Becker’s to discuss where consolidation is headed and the growth opportunities in the industry.
GI Physician–APP Collaboration In Modern Gastroenterology Practice (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Optimizing practice models to use APPs effectively will help bridge the gap between healthcare demand and physician shortages.
Integrating psychogastroenterology into GI care (MDedge)
Commonly referred to as “brain-gut psychotherapies,” the primary goal of these interventions is to reduce GI symptoms and their impact on those experiencing them.
Stories are Powerful (how the Faces of Blue Campaign works to increase CRC Screening) (Gastro Broadcast)
Dr. Michael Weinstein of Capital Digestive Care talks to Erin Peterson of the Colon Cancer Coalition and Dr. Milena Gould Suarez of Baylor College of Medicine about the Faces of Blue campaign.
Despite an increase in new diagnoses, decrease seen in relapses of Crohn’s disease in youth (Medical Xpress)
A research team at the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre focused on the rate of Crohn’s disease relapse, as well as factors associated with relapse, in children over the past decade.
The biggest trends in healthcare are hospital care at home and the widening labor gap (Healthcare Finance News)
During HIMSS22, Philips gave its top predictions for the future of healthcare systems over the next three years based on labor market trends and the expansion of hospital-at-home services.
Colon Cancer Is Skewing Younger (Columbia University)
Traditionally seen as an older person’s disease, colon cancer is skewing younger. Today, more than 10% of cases occur in people under age 50.
Amazon’s New Partnership With Teladoc Is A Huge Milestone For Telemedicine (Forbes)
With 100s of millions of Alexa devices currently in use, the potential value of this partnership is endless.
ACG Weighs In on Antithrombotic Use During GI Bleeds, Endoscopy (Medpage Today)
New practice guidelines offer evidence-based recommendations to manage patients on antithrombotics experiencing acute gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding or who are undergoing elective endoscopy.
A new hope for recurrent C. diff patients: 2 GIs discuss the study behind potential new therapy (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Two gastroenterologists spoke with Becker’s to discuss research challenges, advice for early-career physicians and more.
Artificial Intelligence for Colonoscopy: Past, Present, and Future (IEEE Explore)
The article summarizes the past and present development of colonoscopy video analysis methods, focusing on two categories of artificial intelligence.
A simple diagnostic tool for gastrointestinal disorders (EurekAlert)
Inspired by ancient technology, engineers design a sensor that can measure pressure inside the digestive tract.
Indegene backs launch of metaMe’s DTx for irritable bowel syndrome in US (Pharma Phorum)
The digital health company got a green light from the FDA last November for Regulora – which delivers hypnotherapy through an Apple or Android smartphone.
Multiomics to elucidate inflammatory bowel disease risk factors and pathways (Nature)
IBD is an immune-mediated disease of the intestinal tract, with complex pathophysiology involving genetic, environmental, microbiome, immunological and potentially other factors.
Statin Use May Decrease Cancer-Related Mortality in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease  (Gastroenterology Advisor)
Among patients with NAFLD the use of statins is associated with reduced cancer-related mortality, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.
Dr. Latha Alaparthi Named President & Board Chair of DHPA (DHPA)
Latha Alaparthi, MD, was recently named the first female president and chair of the board of directors of the DHPA in Silver Spring, Md.
Landmark year ahead for colorectal cancer testing and liquid biopsies (Medical Device Network)
Key developments in the CRC space have the potential to shape the rapidly evolving market around liquid biopsies.

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GI Infections Dipped Sharply During Pandemic Restrictions (Medpage Today)

VIDEO: Interdisciplinary care model improves psychosocial disease outcomes in IBD (Healio)

Low Intake of Micronutrients Observed in IBS Patients (HCP Live)

Endoscopic Stricturotomy Offers Alternative To Balloon Dilation for Some IBD Patients (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

Penn-Developed CAR T Cells Suppress GI Solid Tumor Cells, Without Toxicity to Healthy Tissue, in Preclinical Research (Penn Medicine)

CDI Risk Increases With 5-ASA in Pediatric IBD Patients
(Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)

Nearly one-third of IBD patients do not undergo disease assessment before regimen change (Healio)

Videos: Interviews with GI Leaders  (NextServices)

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