Gastroenterology News

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
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