The incidence of early-onset gastric cancer has been increasing in the United States, and it seems to be distinct clinically and genetically from late-onset gastric cancer.
For patients who are overweight or obese, clinical visits are often characterized by negative interactions and dismissive advice.
Researchers sought to determine the effectiveness of nurse-led education with follow-up services in bariatric surgery patients’ weight loss and overall quality of life.
An increased risk of acute gastroenteritis during winter epidemic periods was observed in patients 45 years and older on continuous PPI therapy.
Researchers examined the association between bariatric surgery and risk for colon and rectal cancer over time.
Researchers sought to evaluate the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on joint pain, physical function, and health-related quality of life.
The FDA is investigating metformin products in the US based on these reports; currently no metformin products have been recalled.
The FDA plays a critical role in the evaluation of drug safety prior to approval and following introduction into clinical practice.
Continuous use of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy is associated with an increased risk for acute gastroenteritis (AGE) during winter epidemic periods with peak circulation of enteric viruses.
The Norwalk GI.1 virus Lot 001-09NV may be a useful challenge strain for future norovirus vaccine development.
The epidemiology of acute gastroenteritis pathogens identified from pediatric patients who have undergone allogenic hematopoietic cell transplant may be changing.
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.
Trainees completed a baseline survey that queried sociodemographic and program characteristics and interns were followed up after 8 years.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced a set of practice- and system-level recommendations in a position statement presented at the 2019 AAP National Conference & Exhibition.
A Clinical Update review published in JAMA detailed current research surrounding the efficacy and safety of obesity treatment for adolescents, including behavioral interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery.
In patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, bone material strength index was improved 1 year after surgery despite an increase in bone turnover and lower overall areal bone mineral density.
Patients with suspected eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease (EGID) in the stomach or duodenum had an increased number of mucosal mast cells with or without mucosal eosinophilia.
The researchers discovered significant differences and substantial heterogeneity in risk for GC among API subgroups. Substantial differences in all-cause survival among API subgroups were also observed.
The study researchers concluded that recommendations for Helicobacter pylori screening should also include patients who exhibit GERD symptoms only, irrespective of regional origin.