Category: Digestive Health

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November 15, 2017

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM): A Less Invasive Achalasia Treatment

UNC center one of few in region regularly performing specialized procedure on esophagus

Gastroenterology

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Andrea Azcarate-Peril

January 13, 2017

Are prebiotics the answer for lactose intolerance?

New research led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and NC State University demonstrates the effectiveness of using prebiotics to change the composition of the gut microbiome of those suffering from lactose intolerance.

Gastroenterology, Research

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Evan S. Dellon

July 18, 2014

Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Should Consider a Diet Change

By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.

Gastroenterology, Health, Wellness

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