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Sample: Gastro News Brief – Gastroenterology Series

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Issue Date: February 4, 2016

Gastro News Brief curates and provides you with informative articles from some of the most authoritative names in health information on the subspecialty of Gastroenterology.

January 2016 (Medical News Today)


Gut neurons help prevent tissue over-inflammation

Prof. Mucida says they now have a much better idea of how neurons and macrophages in the gut work together to help prevent damage from inflammation, and he concludes: “It’s plausible that a severe infection could disrupt this pathway, leading to the tissue damage and permanent gastrointestinal changes that are seen in diseases like irritable bowel syndrome. These findings could be harnessed in the future to develop treatments for such diseases.”

January 2016 (HealthDay News)


CDC: Increasing Rate of Gastroschisis Seen in U.S.

For the study, CDC researchers collected data from 14 states. They compared the prevalence of gastroschisis among infants born to mothers of different ages from 1995 to 2005 with those born between 2006 and 2012. Between 1995 and 2012, the incidence of gastroschisis increased among mothers of all ages and racial and ethnic groups. The largest estimated increase over the 18-year period was seen among infants born to black mothers 20 years of age or younger (a 263 percent increase in gastroschisis).

November 25, 2015 (Discovery Medicine)

Systematic Review – Full Text

Role of Helicobacter Pylori in Gastric Cancer: Advances and Controversies

The causal link between the HP infection and gastric cancer is supported by epidemiological data suggesting that, on average, more than half of the world’s population is HP-infected, and HP-infected individuals often have various degree of chronic gastritis and increased risk of developing gastric cancer (McColl, 2011). This article aims to summarize the recent developments in HP-related gastric cancer, both from the basic research and clinical practice perspectives.


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