Curated GI articles Sept 30th, 2020: Now a blood test for celiac disease. 95% accuracy. Removes need for biopsy + more

Curated GI articles Sept 30th, 2020: Now a blood test for celiac disease. 95% accuracy. Removes need for biopsy + more

Curated GI articles Sept 30th, 2020:
Now a blood test for celiac disease. 95% accuracy.
Removes need for biopsy + more
AGA Virtual Town Hall: Adapting to Changing Practice Paradigms (AGA)
Upcoming Praveen Suthrum’s (President, NextServices) talk: ‘Things to Consider When Evaluating Whether Private Equity is an Option for You’ – Webinar: October 10, 2020, at 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. EDT
When will the COVID-19 pandemic end? (McKinsey & Company)
Normalcy by spring, herd immunity by fall? Assessing the prospects for an end in 2021.
FDA Launches the Digital Health Center of Excellence (PR Newswire)
“Establishing the Digital Health Center of Excellence is part of the FDA’s work to ensure that the most cutting-edge digital health technologies are rapidly developed and reviewed in the U.S.,” said FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D
Video: Interview with Dr. John Allen (Michigan): “[Expect] pretty stiff headwinds for many years to come” (NextServices)
How do you lead in crisis? Don’t miss this superbly insightful interview.
A short guide for medical professionals in the era of artificial intelligence (NPJ)
A short guide for medical professionals in the era of artificial intelligence – This paper aims to serve as a short, visual and digestible repository of information and details every physician might need to know in the age of A.I.
Device company creates endoscopic measuring device to improve colonoscopies (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Micro-Tech Endoscopy released its Napoleon measuring device, a ruler that sits next to a lesion during a colonoscopy to allow for more accurate polyp measurements, business reports.
FDA authorizes new IND to evaluate impact of multi-strain probiotic DS-01™ on gut microbiota of patients with IBS (PR Newswire)
Seed Health will assemble a comprehensive taxonomic and functional dataset to investigate the role of gut metabolites in IBS.
Blood test can diagnose celiac disease without biopsy with 95% accuracy  (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
A new blood test can detect celiac disease with 95 percent accuracy without requiring a biopsy, in what could be a breakthrough for diagnostic testing.
Ascension Seton, UT Health Austin open GI practice (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)
Austin, Texas-based providers Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin created a clinical partnership to offer gastrointestinal care, UT Health announced Sept. 24.
Some alternative therapies may be beneficial in IBS (Healio)
Some complimentary alternative therapies, including herbal and dietary supplements, may help ease abdominal pain and benefit overall response in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, according to study results.
GI Outlook to focus on how practices adapt, evolve during COVID-19 (Healio)
This year the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy GI Outlook 2020: GI Practice Intelligence, Innovation and the Patient Care Experience will be held virtually on Oct. 3.
The Sound (If Not the Fury) May Identify IBS (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Researchers at the Marshall Centre, have used modern technology and big data to decode the rumblings of the gut and predict the likelihood of irritable bowel syndrome.
AGA partners with DIGID to expand GI nutrition education (AGA)
AGA recognizes the importance of nutrition education for digestive conditions.
Breaking the glass ceiling in interventional endoscopy: Practical considerations for women (GI & Hepatology News)
Subspecialty training in advanced endoscopy has become increasingly appealing to GI fellows.
Podcast: Dr. Ellen Scherl on the Art of the Televisit (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News)
Dr. Ellen Scherl, the Jill Roberts Professor of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell Medicine talks about telemedicine and the GI consultation in the COVID-19 era and beyond. Interesting perspectives.
Video: The Future of Hepatitis B Treatment (HCP Live)
Man Fung Yuen, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Hong Kong discusses some new treatments in the pipeline and how personalized medicine could make an impact in HBV treatment.

Headlines for GI

100 things to know about ASCs | 2020 (Becker’s ASC Review)

The future of gastroenterology and other excerpts on industry-changing trends (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

CMS soon to cover a new colon cancer DNA test. Plus, 10 takeaways on the first and only FDA approved liquid biopsy test (Nextservices)

Medical historian compares the coronavirus to the 1918 flu pandemic: Both were highly political (CNBC)

Fauci Pushes Back on Herd Immunity at Senate Hearing (Medscape)

ICYMI: Staying financially well in the time of COVID-19 (GI & Hepatology News)

Baseline features may predict more severe symptoms in gastroparesis (Healio)

Interview: Trends Influencing Gastroenterology and all of Healthcare  (RamaOnHealthcare)

Dietary Inflammatory Potential and Risk of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (AGA)

Fellowship procedure logs: A word of advice for fellows and a call to action for fellowship programs (GI & Hepatology News)

2020 CRC case projections for 50 states, DC (Becker’s GI & Endoscopy)

Close Encounters In the Third Space (Gastroenterology & Endoscopy)

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