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The latest clinical and political news for Australian Gastroenterologists
Here are the key things to know.
A capsule, taken orally, could ultimately replace messier alternatives.
Renal damage from prolonged use of proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) can be silent and deadly, research shows.
Manure from pig farms is the likely culprit, say Australian microbiologists.
Forgetfulness, apathy and low health literacy could all play a part, researchers say.
Australian researchers find a dose-response relationship.
Chewing gum appears to be a fine alternative, a small study indicates.
Atypical symptoms, not so readily apparent, are being increasingly recognised.
It will be particularly useful for patients with renal impairment
First randomised trial comes up with some answers
National campaigns to reduce prescriptions have had an effect
These patients have a higher risk of cancer, study finds
The shortage has infectious disease specialists worried
A hike over the past two decades is now tapering off.
Incidence and death rates are around the same with either intervention
New drug significantly improves survival rate
Patients with swallowing problems should be asked whether they’re on the medication, pathologist says
Growing numbers of young people are using the antibiotic.
Study shows more have serious intestinal abnormalities than previously thought.
Most coeliac and IBD referrals don’t need specialist input
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