Raymond W. Phillips, MD June 7, 2023 The article "Randomized Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Trial of Vibrating Capsule for Chronic Constipation," published in the June 2023 issue of Gastroenterology details the outcome of a study that included results from GIPros Research. The study concluded that "In patients with chronic constipation, the [...]
Stool transplantation for Clostridia difficile infection! Why in the world would you do that doctor?
Raymond W. Phillips, MD August 17, 2017 Clostridia difficile infection (CDI) is epidemic in the United States with more than 300,000 new cases per year and 25,000 deaths per year. Although treatable with antibiotics, recurrent CDI is debilitating, costly and lethal. Recurrent CDI often does not resolve with antibiotic use, [...]
July 15, 2017 In a retrospective study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology researchers report “that in states that legalized marijuana for medical purposes chronic use of cannabinoid derivatives has led to a significant increase in cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, characterized by episodes of severe nausea and cyclical vomiting.” [...]