Gastroenterology News

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
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
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
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Colonoscopy Receipt Varies After Advanced Adenoma Diagnosis
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Targeted Hep C Testing Misses High Number of Cases in Prisons
Hypnotherapy Beats Education for Relief of IBS Symptoms
FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Probiotics Show No Benefits for Pediatric Acute Gastroenteritis
FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
IBD Disability Index for Self-Report Reliable, Valid
FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce
Prevalence of Food Allergy 7.6 Percent in U.S. Children
Burden of Liver Cancer Rising in Medicare Patients
Obesity as a Teen Ups Risk for Later Pancreatic Cancer
ACAAI: Almost 2 Percent of Children Have Milk Allergy
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Harms ID'd With Nonoperative Management of Appendicitis
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Option Found for Retreatment of Chronic Hep C Infection
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
2017 Hepatitis A Outbreaks Tied to Drug Use, Homelessness
Quantity of Opioids Prescribed Postop Linked to Consumption
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Short Questionnaire IDs GI Disorders in Children With Autism
Colectomy Appears to Increase Later Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Over Two Million People Living With Hep C From 2013 to 2016
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Removing Appendix May Lower Risk for Parkinson's Disease
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
Greater Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Than Other Bariatric Sx
Antibiotics, Acid Suppressants in Infancy May Up Obesity Risk
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Psoriasis Linked to Increased Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Healthier Diet Tied to Lower Mortality Risk in CRC Patients
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Alcohol Disorder Screening in Women Post-RYGB Inadequate
Loss to Follow-Up Common With IBD, But Many Have Flare-Ups
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Hispanics With HIV Face Higher Risk for HPV-Related Cancer
Prevalence of Pediatric Metabolic, Bariatric Surgery Examined
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
AGA Issues Guidelines for Opioid-Induced Constipation
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
ACS: Accepting Liver From Older Donor Better Than Waiting
ACS: Opiate-Free Surgery Feasible for Elective Colectomy
Unrestricted Diet OK More Than One Day Before Colonoscopy
Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
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