Hepatologists jump on screening bandwagon

January 28, 2015 | By Bjorn Rembacken

In the UK, endoscopy is riding a wave of investment generated by population-level colorectal cancer screening. Now, it seems that hepatology is also planning to jump on the screening bandwagon.

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UEG Trainee Course - Summer School

January 26, 2015 | By Julia Kasper

This intense, clinically-oriented course is an educational concept for gastroenterology trainees across Europe, which combines state-of-the-art lectures with practical skills training. Each morning, cases will be presented for discussion, with related lectures. The afternoon will be dedicated to practical training in small groups, while faculty and delegates will have opportunities to meet, socialise and share ideas in the evenings. Application deadline February 8, 2015

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Case 1

January 21, 2015 | By Bjorn Rembacken

These photographs show the stomach (top) and second part of the duodenum (bottom) of a 55-year-old man undergoing gastroscopy to investigate iron deficiency anaemia.


The Intestinal Microbiome—Rosetta Stone or Tower of Babel?

January 20, 2015 | By Christen Rune Stensvold

One of the hot topics in modern-day research is the mapping and understanding of the human intestinal microbiome and its role in health and disease. Studies have suggested that the development of several diseases and conditions depends on how our microbiomes are influenced and shaped, but interpreting the data generated by such studies may not be that simple. Are we holding the key to understanding metabolic, immunological and pathological processes, or do the data produced so far preclude any...

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ESPGHAN Paediatric Nutrition Summer School

January 19, 2015 | By Julia Kasper

The Summer School is aimed at young researchers and clinicians and other health care professionals interested in developing an academic career in paediatric nutrition. Using a combination of lectures and interactive workshops in small groups the school will cover topics including the clinical management of patients with nutritional disorders, critical appraisal of scientific literature, and the design of clinical trials and studies, including basic statistical approaches. Students will also...

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