Category Archive for: ‘Gastroenterology’

Antioxidants Offer Pain Rrelief In Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis

Convincing evidence to recommend antioxidants for treatment has been lacking American Gastroenterological Association Bethesda, MD (Jan. 1, 2009) — Antioxidant supplementation was found to be effective in relieving pain and reducing levels of oxidative stress in patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP), reports a new study in Gastroenterology. CP is a progressive inflammatory disease of the pancreas in which patients experience …

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New Guidelines Issued for Management of IBS

By Amanda GardnerHealthDay ReporterWashingtonpost.comThursday, December 18, 2008 THURSDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) — A leading organization of gastroenterologists has released new guidelines on the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The guidelines, issued by the American College of Gastroenterology and published in the January issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, essentially replace a 2002 document. “The world of IBS …

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