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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Amy Jacob
Carol Burke, MD, FACG, FASGE, talks about her phase-3 placebo-controlled trial of Celecoxib in pediatric subjects with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) at the 2014 ACG Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Amy Jacob
Carol Burke, MD, FACG, FASGE, discusses pediatric familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and colorectal cancer at the 2014 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Drug coupons could reduce patients' out-of-pocket costs by 60 percent, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Amy Jacob
Charles Bernstein, MD, FACG, discusses his research on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) treatment at the 2014 ACG Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Access to an employer-sponsored private price transparency platform is associated with reduced total claims payments, according to research published in the Oct. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By Amy Jacob
John Saltzman, MD, Director of Endoscopy, Brigham and Women's Hospital, shares his experiences and thoughts on endoscopy testing and other topics discussed at the 2014 ACG Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Study results show that eluxadoline may be useful in patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) who do not achieve symptom relief with loperamide.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Study results show significant regional variations in the types of procedures and tests administered and the number of prescriptions written for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), as well as in the number of emergency department visits and hospital admissions.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
By Amy Jacob
John Saltzman, MD, discusses the gastrointestinal tract and the integration of novel gastrointestinal procedures into treatment, and the role of the human microbiome in relation to GI disorders.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
A state law that requires plaintiffs to release relevant protected health information before proceeding with allegations of medical liability has been upheld by a federal appeals court, according to the American Medical Association.
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Physician's Money Digest
The loss of federal tax subsidies would cause millions of Americans to drop out of the insurance market and cripple the Affordable Care Act, according to a new analysis.
Most Social Security beneficiaries (58 million) will receive the benefit increase in January. The 8 million Supplemental Security Income recipients will see increased payments as of Dec. 31.