Diet in infancy and risk of IBD
Many strands of evidence suggest that dietary patterns in early childhood can determine health outcomes later in life and, indeed, well into adulthood. Most of this data comes from retrospective studies with their attendant problems. This, however, was a prospective study with many years of almost complete follow up and involved two cohorts, which yielded similar results. read more

Review by Prof. Eamonn Quigley (USA)

Gastric cancer: A review of risk factors and new insights into treatment
Current Cancer Therapy Reviews
Gastric cancer (GC) is ranked the fourth most prevalent cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death. GC is often discovered late when the majority of patients are ineligible for treatment. The existing systemic chemotherapy exhibits low efficiency with low survival rate. The present study reviewed new insights into therapeutic agents, various alternative strategies for treatment, such as neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy, nanotherapy, and natural medicines. read more

Review by Prof. Hany Dabbous (Egypt)



Greater reduction seen in mortality with bariatric surgery than GLP-1 RAs
HealthDay News via Medical Xpress
Bariatric metabolic surgery is associated with a greater reduction in mortality than glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist treatment among adults with a diabetes duration of 10 years or less, according to a study published online June 7 in JAMA Network Open. read more

Study quantifies risk for gastric, breast cancer for germline CDH1 P/LP variants
HealthDay News
The cumulative risk for advanced gastric cancer varies from 6.5% to 10.3% for carriers of germline CDH1 pathogenic/likely pathogenic (P/LP) variants, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with presentation at the International Gastric Cancer Linkage Consortium, held June 1315 in Portugal. read more

New insights into faecal VOCs in children with IBD
United European Gastroenterology
Faecal VOCs vary in adults with IBD on treatment. This study examines faecal VOC patterns in children newly diagnosed with IBD based on disease type, severity and treatment response. Children with IBD were matched with non-IBD peers and faecal VOCs were analyzed at diagnosis and after three months. read more

Celiac disease and nonceliac enteropathies
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
This review highlights recent advancements in celiac disease research. Studies link celiac disease to other conditions like inflammatory arthritis. New guidelines for managing celiac disease and trials for new therapies are discussed, along with findings on nonceliac gluten sensitivity. read more



7th Annual Conference: Gut Health Across Borders
When: July 5, 2024
Location: Grand Nile Hotel - Cairo, Egypt
Organizer(s): Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepatogastroenterology (EARTH)
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2nd International Conference of Nepalese Society of Gastroenterologists
When: August 23, 2024 - August 24, 2024
Location: Kathmandu - Nepal
Organizer(s): Nepalese Society of Gastroenterologists
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XII Congreso Nacional de Gastroenterologìa y Endoscopìa Digestiva
When: September 5, 2024 - September 7, 2024
Location: Ciudad de Panama - Panama
Organizer(s): Asociacion Panameña de Gastroenterologìa y Endoscopia Digestiva
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