Are bowel prep drinks a thing of the past?

In a story recently posted to CNN.com, a Boston, Mass. company, ColonaryConcepts, has come up with a new product that may replace the liquids that have been prescribed for years. Bowel preparation has been the number one complaint from those undergoing a colonoscopy. Please read the full story by clicking here.

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EndoPro Magazine Recognized as Folio: ‘Ozzie Award’ Finalist

Phoenix, AZ – EndoPro Magazine, a 7 Toes Media publication, is a finalist in Folio: magazine’s annual Eddie & Ozzie Awards, which recognize the best in editorial and design in the magazine publishing industry. EndoPro Magazine is a finalist for an Ozzie in the Design, New Magazine category. “We are delighted that 7 Toes Media and EndoPro Magazine have been ...

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Air Force Academy issues alert to patients who underwent colonoscopies, enteroscopies

The Air Force Academy is notifying 267 patients of the school’s medical clinic and the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System that they are at risk for a number of infectious diseases due to improperly sterilized endoscopy equipment. The patients all underwent gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures — either colonoscopies or enteroscopies — with endoscopes that were properly sanitized but not ...

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Shanghai Newsummit Biopharma and HandInScan Sign Agreement to Validate and Commercialize Infection Control Technology in China

Shanghai Newsummit Biopharma and HandInScan – an innovative infection control technology company – signed an agreement today to introduce the HandInScan technology in China through validating with leading hospitals and key opinion leaders. The signing took place at the Wenzhou Biomedical Innovation Center Healthcare Forum held during the week of the China G20 Summit in the presence of Mr. Dai ...

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‘Superbug’ scourge spreads as U.S. fails to track rising human toll

From Reuters…. Fifteen years after the U.S. declared drug-resistant infections to be a grave threat, the crisis is only worsening, a Reuters investigation finds, as government agencies remain unwilling or unable to impose reporting requirements on a healthcare industry that often hides the problem. Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonatal intensive care unit for the first ...

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