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10/12/2017
Crain's Chicago

​Features Rob Knight, PhD

10/10/2017
GEN

​Features Bernd Schnabl, MD

10/10/2017
Despite a diagnosis of stage IV pancreatic cancer and ongoing chemotherapy, Mike Levine boarded a plane this past weekend destined for Kona, Hawaii, where he will compete in one of the most grueling o ...
10/10/2017
Approximately 10 percent of Americans take a proton pump inhibitor drug to relieve symptoms of frequent heartburn and acid reflux. That percentage can be much higher for people with chronic liver dise ...
9/13/2017
In a new study, published this month in Cancer Discovery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that approximately half of lung and pancreatic cancers that originate ...
8/18/2017
Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, with colleagues from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Fox Chase Cancer Center, have determined that a specific region of the small bowel, ca ...
6/30/2017
Learn how to navigate online chats rooms to benefit your health, whether you’re looking for medical facts or emotional support, as well as how to protect your privacy while getting the information you ...
2/24/2017
Screening for colorectal cancer doesn't have to involve the C word. Samir Gupta, MD, gastroenterologist, explains your options.
2/24/2017
Larry Smarr needed surgery. His surgeon performed the procedure twice: the first time on his virtual self. A look at the possible future of surgery.
10/26/2016
After overindulging at the buffet table you might think you have indigestion. Mark W. Onaitis, MD, tells us how to know when indigestion may actually be a more serious medical condition and the treatm ...