Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology News
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Measuring acid reflux with a wireless electrode can help clinicians determine if patients can stop taking proton pump inhibitors, a medication commonly prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty explore COVID-19 and its impact on medicine, including potential drug targets and the need for more clinical trials to maximizing trainee education.
A new study has found that psychological influences may be an underappreciated contributor to swallowing disorders, and should be incorporated into evaluations of symptom severity.
A procedure called POEM significantly improved treatment outcomes among patients with achalasia — a rare swallowing disorder — compared with a standard therapy, according to a clinical trial published in JAMA.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Northwestern University a five-year, $46 million grant to renew the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated how innate immune cells in inflamed tissue induce DNA damage that promotes the development of cancer.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease have four to five times higher risk of prostate cancer, according to a new 20-year study.