ACG Annual Meeting Press Releases

2013 Press Releases from ACG 78th Annual Meeting

Please note: All news from the scientific meeting is embargoed until Monday, October 14th at 8:00 a.m. ET

American College of Gastroenterology Announces Press Briefing Schedule and Press Release Highlights from Upcoming Annual Scientific Meeting
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Dr. Harry Sarles Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology
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Physical Activity May Reduce the Risk of Esophageal Cancer
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Smartphone App Helps Coach Patients in Colonoscopy Preparation
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Childhood Factors May Predispose Adults to Clostridium difficile Infection
Breast feeding and reduced exposure to antibiotics during infancy are protective factors
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Two IBD Studies: National Survey Finds Inadequate Access to Health Care for IBD Patients and IBD Does Not Affect Academic Performance of Children
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Herbal and Weight Loss Supplements, Energy Drink Associated with Liver Damage and Liver Failure: Four Case Reports
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Biomarker in Bile VEGF Can Correctly Identify Pancreatic Cancer with High Sensitivity
Markers in bile could identify cancer earlier than measuring some markers in blood
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New Evidence Reveals Impact of Fecal Transplantation upon Gut Flora and Digestive Health Among Immune Compromised Patients and Those with Chronic GI Disorders: IBD, IBS
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Novel Research Suggests Efficacy of Diagnostic Blood Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS); Psychological Factors Like Anxiety, Depression May be Central Drivers of IBS Rather than Inflammation
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Effectiveness of New Hepatitis C Treatments Featured at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting
Rapid Evolution of Medical Research Advancing Hepatitis C Treatment
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Annual Meeting Media Advisories

Media Availability on Highlights of ACG’s President Plenary Sessions
Monday, October 14, 2013, 10:45 a.m. PDT


Media Availability on The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture
Monday, October 14, 2013, 4:00-4:45 p.m. PDT


Press Briefing on New Developments in Hepatitis C Treatment
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 4:00-4:30 p.m. PDT