Postpolypectomy colonoscopy surveillance may be unnecessary in patients with low- or intermediate-risk for colorectal cancer.
In-hospital mortality rates among patients requiring mechanical ventilation were not significantly different when comparing 2 stress ulcer prophylaxis strategies: proton pump inhibitors vs histamine-2 receptor blockers.
The positive influence of nurse navigation program on CRC screenings rates and barriers was demonstrated by a team of researchers in Turkey.
For older persons, following a Mediterranean diet is associated with an increased abundance of specific taxa linked to markers of lower frailty and improved cognitive function.
During the period from 2010 to 2016, parents of children from low-income households were more likely to report recent childhood GI and respiratory illnesses than parents with a higher income.
The US Multi-Society Task Force released updated recommendations for postcolonoscopy management strategies and polyp surveillance.
Features of fecal microbiota at baseline and after antibiotic therapy may be predictive of recurrent Clostridiodes difficile infection in patients with and without ulcerative colitis.
A heterogeneous pattern on ultrasound examination of the liver may help identify children with cystic fibrosis at increased risk for developing advanced CF liver disease.
For patients being treated for uncomplicated acute appendicitis, quality of life (QOL) is similar at seven years after appendectomy or antibiotic therapy.
Investigators explored concerns with regard to opioid prescribing in compliance with new regulations in a commentary piece.
In recent years, a number of preclinical models have shown that cannabinoids may be highly effective at improving inflammation and, therefore, may be a potential treatment for inflammatory bowel diseases.
The consumption of processed meat containing nitrites is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer, according to a literature review published in Nutrients.
Dual therapy with vonoprazan and low-dose amoxicillin had similar efficacy to triple-drug treatment for the eradication of
Lower-gastrointestinal bleeding is associated with high risks for colorectal cancer in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with oral anticoagulation therapy.
Among obese individuals, those who undergo bariatric surgery have an approximately 35% lower risk for developing colorectal cancer than those who do not undergo surgery.
A multidisciplinary team of surgeons and interventional gastroenterologists have released recommendations for managing patients GERD based on response to PPIs.
The aim of this real-life study was to evaluate the effectiveness and predictors of response of adalimumab in a large Swedish cohort of patients with ulcerative colitis.
With the use of age-adjusted thresholds for noninvasive markers of liver steatosis and fibrosis, patients with type 2 diabetes may be referred more efficiently to specialists.
Higher doses anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (anti-TNF-α) therapy may be neceessary for obese patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), according to the findings of a recently published meta-analysis.
An investigation into how telemarketers may be obtaining seniors’ personal Medicare information will be launched by the US Health and Human Services inspector general office.