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
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