Welcome to BioMed Central's Gastroenterology Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.
T cells use both perforin/granzyme and FasL mechanisms to achieve tumor inhibition following treatment of mice with anti-CD137 suggesting that they are promising therapeutic agents for cancer treatment
A Research Highlight examines why differentiation in the small intestine crypt bypasses the DNA methylation changes observed in other lineage progressions
Administration of an intravenous alfentanil bolus before CT colonography significantly reduces pain during colonic insufflation compared to administration of a placebo and could improve acceptance of CT colonography for colorectal cancer screening
Meta-analyses of trials with both randomised and non-randomised designs indicates a lower risk of perioperative complications and incisional hernias when laparoscopic resection is performed for Crohn’s disease compared to open resection, but no evidence of other differences.
Irsogladine provides better protection against NSAID-induced small-intestinal injuries than the PPI Omeprazole in healthy subjects assessed by biochemical approaches and capsule endoscopy, suggesting it could provide protection against NSAID-induced injuries to the entire digestive tract
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Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and UF Shands Cancer Center, University of Florida.
- 19 June 2013
- Polyp growth identifies colorectal cancer
- 16 May 2013
- Constipation builds up QoL, mortality risks
- 30 April 2013
- Exclusion diet boosts anal fissure healing
- 29 April 2013
- Educational cartoon boosts worm infection prevention