Many people suffer from lack of sleep or sleep deprivation. The resulting oxidative stress can have a cell-damaging effect. A recent study tested probiotics' role for this.
Colonoscopy is complex, and endoscopy errors can occur. Targeted consideration of technical and non-technical skills can reduce avoidable errors and increase patient safety.
Local interventional procedures are being used in primary and secondary liver tumours. How does transarterial chemoembolisation work in HCC?
Researchers investigated whether drug-eluting beads loaded with irinotecan (DEBIRI), and continuously release it, lead to improved therapy success.
The ESD technique, which originated in Japan, is being introduced in Europe. This work of medical goldsmiths has precise indications.
The fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is used as standard for screening colorectal carcinoma. But even a below benchmark result has clinical relevance.
Consuming two green kiwis per day effectively helps against constipation and improves gastrointestinal issues, according to a recent study.
Although statins are effective in lowering LDL cholesterol levels, many fear their side effects and take dietary supplements. A study shows that this approach is not beneficial.
Diagnosis and therapy of refractory coeliac disease is hotly debated. The AGA has commissioned an update of recommendations for action.
Chronic constipation patients are dissatisfied with QoL and conventional intervention results. But there's a new treatment concept: a vibrating capsule.
IBD patients may hesitate to have children over pregnancy and childbirth concerns, but good planning can lessen hurdles.
A gene signature for mitochondrial dysfunction is associated with aggressive tumour subtypes, treatment resistance and low survival rates.
Berberine, naturally present in some plants, counteracts inflammatory processes. A study review addresses if it has an effect on stomach and liver cancer.