In this podcast, Jonathan Aviv, MD, talks about the current gold standards for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease, where proton-pump inhibitor therapy fits into the treatment regimen, and nonpharmacologic treatment options.
Consultations & Comments
In August 2020, the American Gastroenterological Association published clinical practice guidelines for the role of probiotics in the management of gastrointestinal disorders. The document is not specific to pediatric practice per se, but recommendations are included for specific populations that include children and neonates.
In a recent study, researchers examined how the frequency and type of antibiotics used may impact the gut microbiota and the subsequent risk of colorectal cancer in patients taking antibiotics.
In this commentary, Robert G. Gish, MD, from the Hepatitis B Foundation, writes about the importance of early detection, prevention, and treatment of liver disease, as well as the role of physicians at community health centers in meeting this goal.