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"Fortis Healthcare Limited (FORTIS) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare -...
It provides healthcare services in the Pan Asia-Pacific region. The services portfolio of the company comprises diagnostics, primary care, day care and specialty hospitals.
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30 percent of Iranians suffer from fatty liver disease
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 21 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/ About 30 percent of people in Iran suffer from fatty liver disease, Head of Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of Iran, doctor Reza Melikzadeh said, IRNA reported.
Tue May 21, 2013
Applied Clinical Trials
New Colonoscope Provides Ground-Breaking View Of Colon
Doctors use a device called a colonoscope to examine the colon for precancerous polyps called adenomas.
Coffee Drinking Tied To Lower Risk For Rare Liver Disease PSC
New research from the US shows that regular consumption of coffee is linked to a reduced risk of a rare autoimmune liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis .
Actavis to buy Warner Chilcott in US$5bil stock deal
The Warner Chilcott acquisition brings two new businesses - gastroenterology and dermatology - and adds additional women's health drugs like branded contraceptives to Actavis, which makes and sells drugs that are no longer under patent protection.
Rhythm Announces Phase 1b Results for Ghrelin Prokinetic RM-131 for...
Rhythm announced today the results of a second Phase 1b clinical trial of RM-131, the company's novel ghrelin agonist for the treatment of diabetic gastroparesis in type 1 diabetic patients.
Mon May 20, 2013
Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn
Obese and overweight men and women who suffer from heartburn often report relief when they lose weight, a new study shows.
Bowel Preparation For Colonoscopy Improved By New Smartphone Application
The use of a smartphone application significantly improves patients' preparation for a colonoscopy, according to new research presented at Digestive Disease Week .
Las Vegas Review Journal
Desai was frugal but didn't risk patient safety, clinic doctor testifies
A second gastroenterologist who worked closely with Dr. Dipak Desai testified Monday that Desai operated his endoscopy clinics in a frugal manner but did not put patients' safety at risk.
Pharmaceutical advances offer new options for health outcomes
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. In the phase II study, researchers found that the drug ibodutant significantly improved symptoms in more than 50 percent ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
AGA honors distinguished clinicians, researchers and educators with prestigious recognition awards
Each year, the American Gastroenterological Association recognizes several individuals for their outstanding contributions and achievements in gastroenterology through its esteemed recognition awards.
New Device May Show Doctors More of the Colon
A new device that gives doctors a better view during colonoscopies may help them miss fewer suspicious growths during those exams, a new study shows.
New smartphone application improves colonoscopy preparation
The use of a smartphone application significantly improves patients' preparation for a colonoscopy, according to new research presented today at Digestive Disease Week .
MCC is crown jewel in city's convention pitch
The 21st floor of the Pinnacle office building is Butch Spyridon's canvas. From the cavernous space, with its floor-to-ceiling windows offering a panoramic view of downtown Nashville and beyond, the president of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau paints a picture of what could be for any groups that are considering holding conventions in ... (more)
New gut microbiome research to explore red meat -- colorectal cancer pathway
The AGA Research Foundation announced a new grant that intends to stimulate research into the relationship between the gut microbiota, one of today's most exciting areas of science, and digestive health and disease.
Fri May 17, 2013
Data on Cook Medical Products Presented at Digestive Disease WeekA
At this week's Digestive Disease Week , the world's largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the gastroenterology field, six abstracts and other clinical data will be presented on Cook Medical products.
Fujifilm Showcases Advanced Endoscopic Ultrasonography System at the...
Philadelphia, PA., May 17, 2013 - The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of endoscopic equipment for pulmonologists and gastroenterologists, will showcase a number of new advances including Sonart , Fujifilm's new ultrasound system and the latest video endoscopic ultrasound bronchoscope at the American ... (more)
The Otago Daily Times
Saturday work is clearing backlog
The board had carried out 35 of about 220 extra procedures it needed to do, gastroenterology clinical leader Dr Jason Hill said.
Thu May 16, 2013
AGA presents cutting-edge research and new learning opportunities at DDW 2013
Clinicians, researchers and scientists from around the world will gather for Digestive Disease Week 2013, the largest and most prestigious gastroenterology meeting, from May 18 to 21, 2013, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Gastroenterology service provider in Milwaukee named to top 100 workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin
GI Associates is proud to announce it has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Workplaces in Southeastern Wisconsin in 2013 by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .