The second annual benefit of the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) raised more than $1.6 million to fund research and education at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center.
The rare catastrophic medical event often has no playbook. A medical center able to rapidly deploy the best minds to an uncommon situation can mean the difference between life and death for a patient. No one appreciates this capability better than 19-year-old Josh...
Michael Ruchim, MD, Discusses the Importance of Colonoscopies and the Digestive Health Foundation.
Each year, 60 million Americans experience heartburn, with 15 million experiencing symptoms on a daily basis, according to Dr. Sri Komanduri, medical director of the GI Lab at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Gastroenterologist Dr. Srinadh Komanduri joins You & Me to tell us about how we should recognize signs of heartburn and speak with a professional to prevent esophageal cancer.
Celebrity Emcee Bonnie Hunt, Acclaimed actress and comedian Bonnie Hunt will serve as celebrity emcee for the Within Reach Envision Gala on June 3 during an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, live auction, and entertainment. The annual event will begin at 6 p.m....
Treating heartburn with over-the-counter medicines provides short-term relief, but if the symptoms persist it can cause more harm than good. Heartburn has the ability to mimic more serious conditions such as acid reflux and GERD. Acid reflux is a common medical...
We all know that your risk of chronic disease tends to increase as you age. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to improve your odds of staying healthy. A person born in 1990 has double the risk of developing early colon cancer.
Digestive diseases cost the nation billions every year and kill hundreds of thousands of Americans, according to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases data.
Gas. Constipation. Heartburn. Eight of 10 adults occasionally or frequently experience those and other stomach problems. Here’s how to treat common digestive complaints.
In this video exclusive, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, and co-chair of AIBD 2016, discusses his presentation on where new IBD therapies will fit within clinical practice in the future.
Ease stomach troubles and make that midrun potty break a thing of the past.
Taper Your Fat and Fiber Intake
One to two days before your race, reducing your intake of both nutrients can help to make sure that you don’t… says John Pandolfino, M.D., chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named NPF Center for Pancreatitis Newswise — CHICAGO –The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named a National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Pancreatitis Center, one of only 47 facilities...
Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center has a new home on the 16th floor of the Lavin Family Pavilion!
Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center has a new home on the 16th floor of the Lavin Family Pavilion! This new space continues to offer patients the latest technology, advanced research and clinical services, and a further integrated patient care experience....
19th Annual Highlights of Recent Scientific Liver Meetings: Impact on Clinical Practice New information on the diagnosis and management of patients with liver disease is being gathered at an accelerating rate. It is difficult for the busy practitioner to separate the...
September is Achalasia Awareness Month, and the Digestive Health Foundation is committed to a brighter future for achalasia patients and their families.
Call it a new twist on potty mouth: Frank talk about a once-private function is translating into fundraising power for nonprofits that focus on intestinal issues.
A shadow network of patients are trying to treat their own debilitating diseases — by infecting themselves with gastrointestinal worms.
Dr. John Pandolfino he has a message for anyone thinking about eating their shirt: Don’t. Given that Pandolfino is the Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, he’s probably someone you should listen to.
Can changing your diet reduce your risk of colorectal cancer? Dr. Scott Strong, surgical director of Northwestern Medicine’s Digestive Health Center, said it certainly can’t hurt.
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