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Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) is a bacteria that can lead to mild and serious bowel problems. The authors of the…

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that can cause infection in the stomach. It is known to…

The gastrointestinal system or “gut” refers to the parts of our bodies that are involved in digestion, including the stomach…

We have all probably “had worms” at some point in our life, most likely in childhood. The type of worm…

Esophageal motility disorders (EMDs) are problems with the swallowing system and organs. As well as causing difficulty with swallowing, they…

Flukes are parasitic flatworms that can infect mammals, including humans. In the review article “Biliary Parasitic Diseases Associated with Hepatobiliary…

Does drinking sugary drinks lead to cancer of the digestive system? Studies have been completed to find an answer to…

A colorectal polyp is a small clump of cells that forms on the lining of the colon or rectum, and…

The treatment of ulcerative colitis has traditionally focused on the control of symptoms. In the review article “Current and Emerging…

Helicobacter pylori infection in the stomach affects half of the population worldwide. Common treatments involve combining different types of medicine,…

Cholangiocarcinoma is a type of cancer that is exceedingly rare in children and, as a result, there is no standard…

Acute and chronic gastrointestinal bleeding are common symptoms of a whole range of diseases of the digestive tract. The acute…

Reflux esophagitis is a common condition that is worth taking seriously: Chronic cases are associated with gastrointestinal bleeding, increased cancer…

For this episode of Karger’s The Waiting Room Podcast on World IBD Day on May 19, we spoke with Jen…

For this episode of Karger’s The Waiting Room Podcast on World IBD Day on May 19, we spoke with Jen…

Surgery requires preoperative fasting. But why? And when can you eat again after surgery? This blog post looks at the…

Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is an emergency problem with the bowel that can often be life-threatening. If a person becomes…

Inflammation of the gut or the digestive tract can result in a condition called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The treatment…

Assessment of mucosal healing in people with ulcerative colitis by white-light endoscopy has several limitations. In the review article “Possible…

While drugs have been developed against infectious microorganisms, under certain conditions organisms can develop resistance to the drugs available. This…

Gastroparesis, commonly known as delayed gastric emptying, is a condition in which the stomach does not empty completely. In the…

Appendiceal cancer is very rare. It is estimated that approximately 1 or 2 people per million in the United States…

This is the seventh and last part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts…

This is the sixth part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

This is the fifth part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

This is the fourth part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

This is the third part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

This is the second part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

This is the first part of our series about the condition based on our patient booklet “Fast Facts for Patient…

For World IBD Day, which takes place on May 19 each year and unites people in their fight against inflammatory…