By Dr. Gregory Lam - If you had the opportunity to improve your chances of living without cancer, would you take that opportunity? A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Effect of Colonoscopy Screening on Risks of Colorectal Cancer and Related Death,” was sensationalized in the news media to demonstrate that [...]
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Cincinnati, Ohio (November 4, 2022) – Cincinnati GI has performed its first colonoscopies using artificial intelligence (AI) to aid in the detection of polyps and lesions. Cincinnati GI's Anderson Endoscopy Center is the first and only endoscopy center or hospital in the Greater Cincinnati area currently offering AI-assisted colonoscopies. The GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy [...]
By Dr. Said Nabhan - Little things can add up to a lot when it comes to wellness. So it shouldn’t be surprising that when we exercise for better health, trillions of tiny organisms in our guts appear to get in better condition, too. Researchers have for years been exploring the link between exercise [...]
Few diseases can be as regrettable as colorectal cancers. Nearly 53,000 people are expected to die from the diseases in 2022. Yet one 30-minute screening and a day of preparation could prevent more than half of these deaths. Colorectal cancer (cancer of the rectum and/or colon) is the second-deadliest cancer in the United States [...]
Your body is amazing at letting you know when something isn’t going right. Hunger reminds you to get nourishment. Pain warns you to avoid certain activities so your body can heal. And then there’s pooping, a message from inside that says a lot about your gut health. We typically take these messages for granted, until [...]
If you have trouble understanding the ins and outs of your insurance plan’s deductible, you probably don’t want to ask the person sitting next to you – because it appears to be a widespread issue. Many patients aren’t clear on the meanings of the most common health insurance terms. In fact, fewer than one-third [...]
There are more than 37 trillion cells in the human body, and each one divides regularly in order to grow. With numbers this high, some abnormalities can be expected. For as many as 40% of all American adults, these abnormalities can come in the form of small flat bumps or mushroom-like knobs, called polyps. [...]
June 2022 4 Ways To Fill Up On Water This Summer Drinking plenty of water is always sound advice, but in the summer, it’s even more critical to our body’s overall health. The average person can sweat up to two liters in an hour of physical activity, and the body needs that liquid to aid [...]
By Dr. Said Nabhan - If you want to know what it’s like to live with irritable bowel syndrome, here is an example. You’re just finishing up lunch with some co-workers. Each returns to his or her work station, but you, recognizing the onset of familiar abdominal cramps, duck into the bathroom. The need to [...]
Most people have had that “heart in the throat” feeling, but did you know that a small percentage of the population also experiences, literally, stomach in the throat? This is what happens in some cases of gastroesophageal reflux disease and, left untreated, it could develop into something serious. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is [...]