Video: Prick Test to Identify Allergens That Cause Esophageal Sensitization

An esophageal prick test, in which allergens are injected directly into the esophageal mucosa, appears to identify individuals with esophageal sensitization, researchers report in the January issue of Gastroenterology. In patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), food allergens are believed to induce an inflammatory response that can make swallowing and eating a challenge. Identifying and

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  • ORCID: A System to Tie Authors With Their Publications
  • ORCID: A System to Tie Authors With Their Publications

ORCID: A System to Tie Authors With Their Publications

Wondering what to do if other researchers have the same name as you, or if you have published articles under different name formats? How can people tell which publications are yours? There is a solution: ORCID. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides researchers with a unique digital identifier (an ORCID

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Why Does Colonoscopy Protect Against Left-Sided Cancers?

Polyps with advanced pathology are significantly smaller in the right than left colon, and are therefore more likely to be missed during colonoscopy examinations, according to the December issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC) is decreasing, in part because colonoscopy screening is increasing, leading to

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