The antiobesity medications phentermine and topiramate may help mitigate weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of North American gastroenterology institutions have implemented changes to clinical practice.
The scores for mental health symptoms in medical personnel responding to COVID-19 pneumonia are generally higher than the norm in China.
There is a lack of evidence supporting the use of dietary supplements for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19, despite what recent news or social media platforms have asserted,
Deal will fund phase 3 clinical trial in the United States this summer with about 30,000 volunteers
Thirty-seven HCP who were tested for SARS-CoV-2 were interviewed, including three who tested positive.
The FDA has approved Qinlock™ (ripretinib; Deciphera) for the treatment of adults with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) who have received prior treatment with 3 or more kinase inhibitors, including imatinib.
Worldwide, more than 28 million elective surgeries could be canceled or postponed during the 12 weeks of peak disruption due to COVID-19.
Large adult body size contributes to the association between genetically predicted larger body size in childhood and coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes later in life.
Increased weekly working hours are associated with a higher risk for hypothyroidism in workers with no evidence of thyroid autoimmunity.
There are increasing data to support that many patients with COVID-19 can develop a myriad of gastrointestinal symptoms, which include mild diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
A prospective study demonstrated this treatment is an option for patients undergoing chemoradiation for gynecologic cancers who are at risk of late-onset CINV or noncompliance with oral therapy.
All 6 patients who received treatment with convalescent plasma subsequently tested negative for SARS-CoV-2.
Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer, more so for men than for women.
The number of mask makers in China approved to make N95-type masks for US health care workers was slashed from 80 to 14 by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Supplementary intake of green tea extract for >8 weeks may improve triglyceride and cholesterol levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling 5 lots of Benefiber Healthy Shape Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder and Benefiber Prebiotic Fiber Supplement powder due possible plastic contamination. According to the Company, it is possible that the products may contain green plastic pieces or shavings from the bottle cap.
At least one laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case has been reported in correctional and detention facilities in 86 percent of 54 state and territorial health department jurisdictions.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused physicians in the New York area to reevaluate how they care for patients with gastrointestinal (GI) diseases.
“These positive preliminary findings represent a major step forward towards bringing an innovative, non-antibiotic option to patients that may help restore their gut microbiome,” said Per Falk, Ferring’s President and Chief Science Officer.