Stool banks may guarantee reliable, timely and equitable access to fecal microbiota transplantation for patients and a traceable workflow that ensures safety and quality of procedures.
Patients with recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) who receive treatment with fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) are less likely to develop a primary bloodstream infection (BSI) than those receiving antibiotics.
For older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, higher levels of seroprotection against the hepatitis B virus were obtained following the receipt of the 2-dose vaccine vs the 3-dose vaccine.
For patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery, losing at least 20 to 35 percent of total body weight is associated with a more than 50 percent reduction in the risk for cancer.
AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology hosted “Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance: Role of Emerging Technology and Innovation to Improve Outcomes.”
Seriously ill Medicare enrollees experience considerable financial distress.
The FDA has approved Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin delayed-release capsules; RedHill Biopharma) for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in adults.
The FDA has released a summary of the results from tests evaluating ranitidine products for the probable carcinogen N-Nitrosodimethylamine.
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
Researchers suggest that the hepatitis E virus remains a worldwide threat because more needs to be investigated about its transmission.
Investigators found that young age, high HCV viral load, and HCV/HIV co-infection were the factors associated with an increased transmission risk.
Only half of oncologists who discuss genomic testing with patients report that they often discuss the likely costs of testing and related treatments.
Researchers in Germany found that obesity prevalence might be higher in patients with major depressive disorder.
As a part of the LIVERHOPE project, researchers evaluated the safety of 2 different simvastatin doses in combination with rifaximin vs placebo in patients with decompensated cirrhosis.
The electronic International Medical Education in Palliative Care (IMEP-e) assessment, which includes details on training hours in palliative care and self-efficacy and personal expectation scales, may be an effective digital tool for obtaining data regarding students’ preparedness in practicing palliative care.
Among rhesus macaques, mother-reared infants more quickly acquired adult-typical microbiota and had higher levels of beneficial commensal taxa compared with Cesarean-delivered, human-reared, formula-fed infants.
Delaying cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis for more than 72 hours after admission is associated with an increased length of stay and increased rates of complications and readmission.
Researchers found data that showed entecavir is safe in the treatment of hepatitis B virus in patients who are undergoing hemodialysis.
Adalimumab exposure in pregnancy does not increase the risk for birth defects.
Trainees completed a baseline survey that queried sociodemographic and program characteristics and interns were followed up after 8 years.