Posts by Wenjie Ma, MBBS, ScD
Initiating Screening Before Age 50 Reduces Risk of Colorectal Cancer
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found that starting endoscopic screening before age 50 is associated with a greater reduction in the absolute risk of colorectal cancer compared with starting at later ages. The data support national recommendations to start screening at age 45 for average-risk individuals.
Anti-inflammatory Diet May Prevent, Treat Diverticulitis
Data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study show a significant association between chronic inflammation and subsequent risk of diverticulitis.
New Female-centric Research Provides Dietary Guidance for Preventing Diverticulitis
Gastroenterologists at Massachusetts General Hospital have conducted the first comprehensive, prospective evaluation of dietary fiber intake in relation to the risk of diverticulitis in women.