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Archive for January, 2010

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January 11th, 2010

How Do You Spell Relief for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

I admit it. I’m frustrated. I do not know how to manage a substantial portion of my IBS patients because so few of them get relief from traditional therapies (bulking agents, antidiarrheals, tricyclic antidepressants, etc.). Recently, I noticed that many of my colleagues are using Align probiotics, Iberogast herbal supplements, and other alternative/complementary therapies for [...]


January 4th, 2010

Endoscopic Weight-Loss Procedures: What’s the Optimal Target?

As I contemplate the last few weeks of holiday parties and notice that the gym seems more crowded and the gym rats more focused, I realize I am not the only one who fears the added weight gain from too much food and libation! The world remains in search of a cure for obesity, and [...]


Gastroenterology Research: Author M. Brian Fennerty, M.D.

M. Brian Fennerty, MD

Editor-in-Chief

NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology

Biography | Disclosures | Summaries

Learn more about Gut Check on Gastroenterology.