Gastroenterology News

Rural Population Underrepresented Among Medical Students
Retail Prescription Drug Prices Fall for First Time in 45 Years
Bariatric Surgery May Raise Risk for Colon Cancer Years Later
More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
Aspirin Use May Reduce Cancer, All-Cause Mortality in Seniors
Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
Outcomes of Hep C Screening Intervention Examined
Continuous PPI Use May Increase Risk for Acute Gastroenteritis
Diet Pill, Laxative Use in Women Tied to Later Eating Disorder Dx
U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Cancer Patients With Obesity Show Poorer Psychosocial Health
Nutritional Deficiencies ID'd in Teens After Bariatric Surgery
Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Policies Limit Medicaid Payment for Transplant in Alcoholic Liver Disease
H. Pylori Infection Must Be Wiped Out to Cut Gastric Cancer Risk
Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Comorbidities Before, After Diagnosis
Incidence of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus Increasing
White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Bipartisan Bill to Curb Drug Costs Backed by White House
Childhood Episode of Pancreatitis May Up Risk for Diabetes Later
Treatment Response Rates High for Seniors With Hep C Infection
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Four Studies Look at Global Burden of Digestive Diseases
Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Efforts to Reduce
ACR: Few Serious Infections Seen in Infants Exposed to non-TNFis, Tofacitinib
Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients Often Undervaccinated
Patients With Cirrhosis Have Considerable Financial Burden
Chemical Analysis Links Kratom to Cases of Severe Liver Injury
Cancer Risk Halved With Bariatric Surgery-Linked Weight Loss
Tx Choice for T2DM in Obese Teens Tied to Later Kidney Disease Risk
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
Sleeve Gastrectomy Benefits Patients With BMI <35 kg/m²
Fecal Microbiota Transplant Cuts Bloodstream Infection in C. diff
Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients May Lower Cancer Risk
CRC Screening Recommended for Average-Risk Adults Age 50 to 75
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
Risk for Birth Defects Not Increased With Adalimumab
ACS: Outcomes Worse With Delay in Performing Cholecystectomy
Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduced Risk for Skin Cancer
Survey Reveals Many Americans Lack Cancer Prevention Knowledge
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Patients Should Restart Blood Thinners After GI Bleed
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
AAP: Greater Access to Bariatric, Metabolic Surgery Urged for Youth
Family Involvement Cuts Postop Delirium in Older Patients
Poor Health Literacy Tied to More Hardships Among Cancer Survivors
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Personal Colorectal Cancer Risk Should Drive Screening
ASA: Enhanced Recovery Program Cuts Opioid Use After Colorectal Surgery
Recommendations Updated for Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding
Zantac Recalled by Sanofi
Prediagnostic Colonoscopy Cuts Colorectal Cancer Death Risk
Quality Improvement Program Lowers Prolonged Steroid Use With IBD
Surgery May Be Best Option for Some With Refractory Heartburn
Risk for Cancer Incidence, Mortality Increased With Psoriasis
Postop Opioid Rx Sevenfold Higher in U.S., Canada Versus Sweden
Tesamorelin May Aid Patients With HIV, Fatty Liver Disease
Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Cancer Incidence
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
American Airlines Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Hepatitis A
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Low-FODMAP Diet Relieves Gut Symptoms for More IBD Patients
Hepatitis C Virus Infection Rates Up for Women Giving Birth
Triplet Tx Ups Survival in BRAF V600E-Mutated Colorectal Cancer
Enhanced Recovery Program Aids Bariatric Surgery Outcomes
Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Chronic Diarrhea
Elderly Who Start Thiopurine Tx for IBD Have Higher Risk for AEs
CVS Halts Sales of OTC Zantac
Mavyret Approved as 8-Week Treatment for Hep C, Compensated Cirrhosis
Low Cancer Suspicion Tied to Delay in CRC Referral in Primary Care
DPP4 Inhibitors Do Not Up Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mental Health Service Use Up After Bariatric Surgery
SBRT Shortens Tx for Prostate Cancer Without Greater Toxicity
Recommendations Developed for Evaluating Chronic Diarrhea
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Vedolizumab Beats Adalimumab for Ulcerative Colitis Remissions
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Risk for Developing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Up in IBD
Percentage of Women in Internal Med Residencies Increasing
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
High-Intensity Surveillance of Colorectal Adenomas Modeled
Guideline Updated for Prevention, Management of Hep C in CKD
11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit
Colorectal Cancer Mortality Disparities Vary Across U.S. Cities
Liver Transplants Rarely Performed for Unauthorized Immigrants
Maker Halts Distribution of Generic Zantac Due to Possible Carcinogen
Cognitive Therapy by Phone, Web May Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
ASTRO Issues Guideline for Radiation Tx in Pancreatic Cancer
Frailty Assessment May Aid Liver Transplant Evaluation
Skipping Cancer Referral Appointments Linked to Earlier Death
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
High-Risk Antibiotic Use Linked to Hospital-Associated C. Difficile
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380
FDA: Zantac May Contain Small Amounts of Known Carcinogen
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
H. Pylori Treatment May Reduce Gastric Cancer Incidence, Death
Risk for Long-Term Opioid Use Up in Hidradenitis Suppurativa
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Guideline Updated for Screening, Surveillance of Barrett Esophagus
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Malnutrition Common in Older Brazilians Hospitalized for Cancer
Studies Look at E-Cigarette Use Linked to Pulmonary Illness
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Up in Younger Adults Worldwide
1971 to 2017 Saw 32 Drinking Water Hepatitis A Outbreaks
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Drinking More Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Gallstone Disease
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Microplastics Detected in Human Stool Samples
Costs of Reusable Colonoscopes Vary Based on Center Volume
FDA Reports Rare Cases of Liver Injury, Failure With Hep C Therapies
Physical Activity, Overall Survival Not Linked in Metastatic CRC
Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors May Up Pancreatic Disease Risk
USPSTF Advises Broader Age Range for Hep C Screening
Liraglutide Ups Risk for Gallbladder, Biliary Tract Events
Changes to Rectus Muscles From Pregnancy May Impact Abdominoplasty
Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses
Prevalence of Celiac Disease High in First-Degree Relatives
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Up With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Oral Antibiotic Use Linked to Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Odds of Developing C. Diff Increased in Older Cancer Patients
DAAs Cut Deaths in Those Treated for HCV-Related Liver Cancer
Rozlytrek Approved to Treat Tumors With NTRK Gene Fusion
Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis
Certain Dietary Supplements Tied to Dysphagia, Choking in Seniors
Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity
GERD Associated With Chronic Temporomandibular Disorder
Mechanical, Oral Antibiotic Bowel Prep Yields No Benefit for Colectomy
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups
CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada
Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Aspirin May Improve Liver Function After Embolization of HCC
Worse Cancer Outcomes for Elderly HIV-Infected Patients
Ulcerative Colitis Outcomes Similar for Smokers, Nonsmokers
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Fluoride Exposure Tied to Kidney, Liver Function Changes in Youth
Younger CRC Patients More Likely to Present With Abdominal Pain
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Common Therapy for Obstetric Cholestasis Found Ineffective
Some Cancer Trends Differ for Oldest Old in the United States
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Ranking for Abdominal Surgeries Not Linked to Patient Outcomes
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
Risk for Allergy Development Increased After Gastric Acid Inhibitor Use
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Substantial Costs Attributable to Hospital-Acquired C. Difficile
FDA: Blood Clot, Death Risk Up With Higher Dose of Tofacitinib
Bariatric Surgery Up in Patients With End-Stage Kidney Disease
Higher Fasting Plasma Glucose May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Periop Diabetic Ketoacidosis Seen in Patients on SGLT2 Inhibitors
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
T2DM Increases Gastric Cancer Risk After H. Pylori Eradication
Rates of Anal Cancer Precursors High in Women Living With HIV
Proportion of CRC Diagnoses Increased in Adults Younger Than 50
Novel Test Accurately Identifies Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Continuous Anticoagulants + Cold Snare Polypectomy Noninferior
Colonoscopy Rates Increased in Those Aged 45 to 54 Years
Superior Outcomes Seen for Living Donor Liver Transplant
Etanercept Tx for Autoimmune Disease May Up Risk for IBD
State-Level Variation Noted in Economic Burden of Cancer
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Negative Cognitive Bias May Be Key to Depression in Active IBD
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
High Sodium, High Fiber Both Increase Bloated Feeling
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
Early Warning Signs May Predate Eating Disorder Onset
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Metformin May Cut Mortality Risk in Post-Pancreatitis Diabetes
Increase Seen in Cryptosporidiosis Outbreaks From 2007 to 2019
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Micronutrient Deficiencies Often Found With Celiac Disease Dx
Colonoscopy Quality Not Affected by Sedation Method
Death From Specific Causes Up for Veterans With PTSD
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Rotavirus Vaccine Led to Reduced Disease Prevalence, Season Duration
Poor Oral Health Not Linked to Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk
First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery
Yogurt Consumption Linked to Reduced CRC Adenoma Risk in Men
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After One Death
Drug- and Alcohol-Related Deaths Higher After Bariatric Surgery
Infliximab Introduction Has Not Cut IBD-Related Hospitalizations
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Weight Loss Surgery May Not Relieve Acid Reflux
Nitrate Pollution of Tap Water May Cause Thousands of Cancer Cases
Diagnostic Yield of Lynch Syndrome Screening Drops With Age
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Marketing OK'd for Device to Help Reduce IBS Symptoms in Adolescents
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Half an Hour of Sun Exposure Daily May Lower Risk for Pediatric IBD
Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
Gastric Bypass Tied to Higher Fracture Risk Versus Gastric Band
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Parkinson Disease Incidence Lower in Hep C Patients Who Receive Antivirals
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Cholecystectomy Reduces Risk for Stroke in Patients With Gallstones
ASCO: Olaparib Beats Placebo for BRCA-Related Pancreatic Cancer
Young Male Adults Have Lower Cancer Burden Than Women
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
ASCO: Low-Dose Chemo Benefits Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancer
ASCO: Pembrolizumab Noninferior to Chemo in Advanced Gastric Cancer
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Early-Onset CRC Rising Fastest for Whites in Western States
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Regulation of Intestinal Microbiota Beneficial for Anxiety
Cancer Consultation Low in Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
T2DM Is Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis Progression in NAFLD
Statin Use With Colorectal Cancer Lowers Risk for Early Death
Pediatricians Should Encourage Fish Consumption for Children
Suboptimal Diet Accounted for >80,000 Cancer Cases in 2015
Adverse Liver Outcomes Up With Diagnosis of NAFLD/NASH
Four Clinical Phenotypes Identified for Sepsis
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Current Smokers
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Magnitude of Weight Loss Similar for Teens, Adults After RYGB
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Increasing in Younger Adults
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Tool Predicts Quality Measures After Ventral Hernia Repair
U.S. Prevalence of Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Stable at 4.7 Percent
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
DDW: Parkinson Disease Risk Up After Appendectomy
Higher Risk for Cancer, Mortality Seen With Pediatric-Onset IBD
Rate of Ordering Cancer Screening Tests Decreases During Clinic Day
CDC: Hepatitis A Virus Reports Increased in 2016 to 2018
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
DDW: Lasting Weight Loss Seen With Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty
Whole-Body MRI Accurate for Staging Colorectal Cancer, NSCLC
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Biomarker Test Predicts Mild, Serious IBD in Newly Diagnosed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Fifteen Million Patients Will Need First-Course Chemo in 2040
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
Percutaneous Ablation in Liver Cancer Tied to Better Outcomes
Alcohol Consumption Per Capita Increasing Among Adults
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
Oral Aspirin Does Not Up FIT Test Sensitivity for ID'ing CRC
In Men, Low BMI Tied to Later Inflammatory Bowel Disease
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
FDA: French Soft Ripened Cheese Possibly Contaminated
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Tied to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer, CRC
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
CDC: Foodborne Infections Increased From 2015 to 2018
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Cognitive Function Does Not Predict Pediatric Bariatric Surgery Outcome
FDA Approves Mavyret for Children, Adolescents With Hep C
EHR Decision Support Can Reduce Inappropriate GI Testing
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
New App Aids Surgeons in Predicting Hernias After Abdominal Surgery
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Sucking Ice Chips Cuts Oral Side Effects of Oxaliplatin Chemo
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Aids Irritable Bowel Symptoms
Financial Incentives Do Not Boost Use of At-Home CRC Screening Tests
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
Conception by IVF May Increase Risk for Rare Childhood Cancer
Need for Sedation Up for Regular Cannabis Users
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender
Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
Some Patients With Imminently Fatal Cancer Undergo Treatment
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Colorectal Neoplasia Risk Up for Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Fibrosis, Steatosis of the Liver Observed in Some Young Adults
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Burden Up Among HIV-Infected
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
CDC: Still No Source As E. Coli Outbreak Grows to 96 Cases
Same Services More Expensive in Outpatient Than Office Settings
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Liver Cancer Mortality
High Response Seen for All Hep C Tx Models in Injection Drug Users
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Preventive Drugs Often Used in Last Year of a Cancer Patient's Life
Alcohol, Drug Misuse Tied to Long-Term Health Problems
Older Patients With Crohn Disease May Benefit From Early Combo Tx
Patient Behaviors Identified That Impact Weight Regain After RYGB
Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Key to Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Bariatric Embolization Feasible for Treatment of Severe Obesity
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
AACR: High BMI Before 50 Raising Pancreatic Cancer Mortality
Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45 Years Is Cost-Effective
Use of Biologics to Treat IBD in U.S. Adults May Be Suboptimal
Long-Term Phentermine Use Safe, Effective for Weight Loss
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Virtual Reality Cuts Time to Guide Catheter to Target Blood Vessels
Tooth Loss May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Black Women
Tx Adherence for Inflammatory Bowel Dz Lower in the Educated
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
Avocados Recalled by California Company
HBV, HCV Control Aids Kidney Transplant Outcomes
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Antibiotics, PPIs Tied to Higher C. Diff Risk in Hospitalized Children
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Adenocarcinoma, High-Grade Dysplasia Up With Barrett Esophagus
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
ASCO: Guidelines Released for Early Detection, Treatment of CRC
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Stillbirth Risk Up With High Serum Bile Acids in Pregnancy
Distinct Etiology Found for Colorectal Cancer With Early Onset
Surgery for Uncomplicated Appendicitis Typically Yields Satisfactory Outcomes
Complication Rate After Bariatric Surgery Higher for Black Patients
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
Higher Intake of Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Liver Cancer
Readmission for Patients With Sepsis Common and Costly
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer May Often Be Misdiagnosed
Single-Application FIT Moderately Sensitive, Specific for CRC
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Cholecystectomy in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Outcomes
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
Many Experience Improvement in Sex Life After Bariatric Surgery
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Black-White Cancer Mortality Gap Decreasing in Some Age Groups
Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Child Enterovirus Infection May Up Risk for Developing Celiac Disease
Improved Outcomes Seen With Liver Grafts From Older Donors
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Aspirin Underused for Advanced Colorectal Polyps
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Direct-Acting Antivirals Cut Mortality in Chronic Hepatitis C
Reproductive Health Counseling Inadequate in IBD
Patient, Doctor Communication Priorities Differ in Ulcerative Colitis
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Diagnostic Delays Common in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
Gastric Bypass May Aid Muscle Strength, Physical Performance
Hepatitis C Infection Rates Up After OxyContin Reformulation
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
8 Questions Helpful for Assessing IBD in Primary Care
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Frailty Tied to Liver Transplant Wait-List Mortality in Cirrhosis
Sponge Cytology-Sampling Device Promising for Barrett Esophagus Dx
Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
Liver Transplant Wait List May Not Prioritize High-Risk Patients
New Guidelines Introduced for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pregnancy
Public Health Interventions Could Cut Global Burden of Hepatitis C
Gender Gap Seen in Accessing Alcohol Treatment With Cirrhosis
Assay Aids Anticoagulant Dosing of Obese Patients for Bariatric Sx
Direct-Acting Antivirals Not Tied to Liver Cancer Recurrence
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
CDC: Proportion of Increased-Risk Deceased Organ Donors on Rise
Liver Transplants for Alcohol-Linked Disease Increased From 2002 to 2016
CDC: Slight Hike in Prevalence of Gastroschisis Since 2006-2010
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Liver Transplant Survival May Improve With Race Matching
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
Comorbidities Adversely Linked to Cancer Trial Participation
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Guideline Issued for Treatment of Mild/Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
Postpartum New-Onset Mental Illness Risk Up With IBD
Number of Colorectal CA Deaths Projected to Rise Worldwide
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
High Fiber Intake Tied to Lower Risk for Noncommunicable Disease
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Is Over
FDA: Chocolates, Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Fewer Complications Found With Hybrid Surgery for Esophageal Cancer
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Costs Higher for Those With Comorbid Noncommunicable Diseases
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy
Anemia Criteria Assist Decision on Type of Colorectal Cancer Screen
Long-Term Reduction in CRC Risk After Negative Colonoscopy
Nurse-Led Program in Primary Care Can Up Detection of Liver Dz
Many Veterans Oppose Cessation of Colorectal Cancer Screening
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Fecal Occult Blood Test May Improve CRC Outcomes in Some
Malnutrition Ups Risk of Postop Issues in Pediatric Crohn Disease
Appalachia, Western States Have Highest Hep C Prevalence
Costs, Expected Weight Loss Impact Bariatric Surgery Choice
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Hospitalization for Upper GI Bleed Highest With Rivaroxaban
Modified-FOLFIRINOX Beneficial in Resected Pancreatic Cancer
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Hospitalizations Up for Homeless From 2007 to 2013
Routine Supplements to Prevent Chronic Disease Not Advised
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Liver Proton Density Fat Fraction Drops After Bariatric Surgery
Post-Inflammatory Polyps Not Linked to Colorectal Neoplasia
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Risk Factors Identified for Late Recurrence of Liver Cancer
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Negative Attitudes Reported Toward Weight-Loss Surgery
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Tailored Feedback at CRC Screen Improves Lifestyle Behaviors
Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Prostate Cancer Linked
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Reference Infliximab, Biosimilar Equivalent for Crohn's Disease
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
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