Pediatric patients with newly diagnosed celiac disease (CD) reported lower health-related quality of life (HRQOL) when compared with healthy children with nonceliac gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. CD is a common chronic condition associated with broad range of physical and psychosocial problems. In this…
The rate of CRC after diverticulitis is significantly higher than the rate observed at screening colonoscopy, regardless of whether the disease is complicated, and that colonoscopy should be performed following diverticulitis diagnosis.
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.
The study researchers concluded that the number of SBS hospitalizations increased by 54% during the last 10 years while in-hospital SBS mortality decreased by 27.5%, and that additional research is needed to determine the causes of increased hospitalization and improved mortality.
A recent report published in the journal Neuropsychobiology describes the case of a 34-year-old woman with major depressive disorder whose symptoms improved following the initiation of an elimination diet.