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New Explanations And Treatment Approaches For Gastrointestinal Disorders Offered By Dietary Research

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Excerpts from the 9 May 2011 Medical News Today article

Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) offers further evidence that diet affects gastrointestinal illnesses, such as gallstones and celiac disease, and that some patients who think their digestive problems are caused by lactose intoleranceare actually reacting to a psychological disorder. DDW is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery….

….Notes: 

Digestive Disease Week® 2011 (DDW®) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the AGA Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, DDW takes place May 7 – May 10, 2011 in Chicago, IL. The meeting showcases more than 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances in GI research, medicine and technology.

The Digestive Disease Week 2011 Web site includes the following which are free to the public

  • Links to YouTube poster presentations (by author, not topic or poster title)
  • Social media links (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube)
  • Daily News from the meeting
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May 9, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Finding Aids/Directories, Health Education (General Public), Medical and Health Research News |

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