Monthly Archives: July 2013

American College of Gastroenterology Applauds U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for New Hepatitis C Testing Recommendation

Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) for updating the hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening recommendations for all adults born between 1945 to 1965, the “boomer” generation. HCV is the most common chronic blood-borne disease in the United States and is a leading cause of complications from chronic liver disease. The USPSTF members concluded that “the benefit […]

CORPAK Acquires Merck Serono’s UK Gastroenterology Sales and Distribution Operation

Finance Tue, Jul 30, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT – U.S. Markets close in 3 hrs 30 mins Stock Watch CORPAK Acquires Merck Serono’s UK Gastroenterology Sales and Distribution Operation Press Release: Mergers and Acquisitions Tue, Oct 2, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Print Related Content BUFFALO GROVE, IL–(Marketwire – Oct 2, 2012) – CORPAK MedSystems, Inc., […]

Exercise And Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Scientists Find New Clues

The association between celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults According to a recent paper published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, regular exercise may be linked to a lowered risk of developing glaucoma. Researchers, evaluating 5,650 men and women between the ages of 48 and 90, found that people who […]