Harvard researchers have uncovered a link between consumption of red meat and an increased likelihood of developing diverticulitis.
A combination of grape seed extract (GSE) and the grape compound resveratrol suppresses colon cancer stem cells with efficacy similar to that of a chemopreventive drug, but without the latter’s adverse effects, according to Pennsylvania State University researchers. They believe their findings could open the door to novel therapies to prevent colorectal cancer.
New research that suggests high cholesterol is inversely related to colorectal cancer risk has implications for statin use.
A team of Harvard scientists has created 2-by-4-centimeter meshes of silicone nanowires that are so thin and flexible they can be placed in a saline solution, drawn up into a syringe and injected into a living host.
“The meshes rolled up like tiny scrolls...
Promising research may lead to therapies that help prevent colitis-induced cases of colon cancer.
A new study suggests that patient participation in brief psycho-educational classes may reduce the severity of symptoms in some patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Mauna Kea Technologies, leader in the optical biopsy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the fastest way to see cancer, announced recently that Cellvizio procedures in the upper GI tract have been added to the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) approved procedure list.
A natural safety mechanism in the colon impedes development of adenomas, according to scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Barcelona, Spain.