Monthly Archives: August 2013

Clonal Selection and Persistence in Dysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus and Intramucosal Cancers After Failed Radiofrequency Ablation

McDonald, PhD, Centre for Tumor Biology, John Vane Science Centre, Charterhouse Square, London EC1 M 6BQ, UK. E-mail: Received 15April2013; Accepted 8July2013 Advance online publication 13August2013 OBJECTIVES: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is used to successfully eliminate Barrett’s esophagus (BE)-related dysplasia or intramucosal carcinoma and aims to cause reversion to squamous epithelium. However, in 20% of […]

Grand Junction Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Center

Colon cancer is one of the leading forms of cancers along with breast and lung cancer. Colon cancer could be prevented by having a screening colonoscopy. Regular screening is recommended at age 50 for both men and women. Reasons for having a colonoscopy prior to age 50 include but are not limited to: Family history […]

Cure for IBD disease closer: gastroenterologist

Until that day comes, we have an obligation to improve quality of life by reducing the impact of living with IBD. Glasgow talked about some of the challenges that a person suffering from IBD faces, including general lack of awareness of the disease, late diagnoses, poor access to IBD specialists and clinics, and lack of […]

Health app MyFitnessPal raises $18M from Kleiner Perkins, Accel in first round of outside funding

But, after years of going it alone, the company said on Sunday that it had raised $18 million from some of Silicon Valleys biggest investors. The Series A round was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and included Accel Partners. As part of the deal, Kleiner Perkins John Doerr and Accels Andrew Braccia will […]

Canadian doctors still make dramatically less than U.S. counterparts: study

Canadian doctor charged in alleged PED scheme health-policy professors concluded in one of the most detailed looks yet at the differences in doctor compensation between nations. The U.K. also pays its surgeons more than Canada, while both it and Germany better compensate primary-care doctors, like family physicians and pediatricians, the comparison of six industrialized countries […]

Physicians Business Network Achieves EHNAC Accreditation

Longtime Medina physician honored Finance Tue, Aug 6, 2013, 12:40 AM EDT – U.S. Markets open in 8 hrs 50 mins Physicians Business Network Achieves EHNAC Accreditation HNAP accreditation ensures adherence to health data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure and integrity requirements Press Release: Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission 16 hours ago Related […]