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The MD Magazine Gastroenterology specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Fecal Transplantation Can Slay Superbugs
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), already shown to be effective for Clostridium difficile treatment, has been found to eradicate two of the most common antibiotic-resistant hospital superbugs: vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) and multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.
New research on the link between diabetes and pancreatitis has shown a strong association between the severity of pancreatic dysfunction and subsequent risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Consistently using low-dose aspirin and non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could successfully diminish the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) – the third most common cancer in the US.
Researchers report that nearly one in four patients with hepatitis C are denied initial approval for treatment.
Experts from the Public Health Service and President Obama’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS have asked the administration in a letter to widen access to new, high-cost medications that successfully treat hepatitis C.

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