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Category: Gastroenterology

cartoon of liver in a washing machine

March 25, 2019

Do You Need Liver Cleanse Supplements?

A gastroenterologist explains the science behind so-called detox products.

Gastroenterology

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November 28, 2018

Are Fecal Transplants the Answer to Devastating Diarrhea?

For patients with recurrent C. diff colitis, a stool transplant can offer much-needed relief.

Gastroenterology

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October 3, 2018

Relief from the Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease, Through Surgery

The newly offered Kono-S procedure can reduce the chances of further operations.

Gastroenterology, Surgery

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November 15, 2017

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

UNC center one of few in region to specialize in peroral endoscopic myotomy, or POEM, to treat esophageal disorder

Gastroenterology

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September 17, 2017

UNC launches new study to uncover nutritional impacts on early brai...

Researchers are using state-of-the-art imaging techniques and collecting data on dietary nutrient intake, feeding practices, and gut microbiota abundance and diversity to elucidate the links between nutrition, the microbiome, and brain maturation processes in early childhood.

Children, Collaboration, Gastroenterology, News, Nutrition, Studies

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