• Top gastroenterology stories: Steroid injection beneficial after esophageal dilation, ulcerative colitis drug shows efficacy

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Among the top stories in gastroenterology this week was a study that found that a steroid injection helps prevent strictures after esophageal dilation and phase 2 trial findings that indicated efficacy for an oral ulcerative colitis drug candidate.
    Other top stories included research findings revealing that antidepressants and psychological therapies reduce irritable bowel syndrome symptoms, the link between proton pump inhibitor monotherapy and cardiovascular risk was insufficient and blue laser imaging for early gastric cancer was better at detecting the disease than white-light imaging.
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