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Owning a dog may be good for your heart

November 17, 2017

People who own dogs, either as a single individual or within a family, showed lower risk of cardiovascular death in a Swedish nationwide study.

“We show that dog ownership is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in single households and with a reduced risk of cardiovascular and all-cause death in the general population,” the researchers wrote. “Taken together, we believe our longitudinal population-wide design provides the most robust evidence so far of a link between dog ownership and health outcomes.”

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VIDEO: Nutrition therapy for pediatric IBD continues to advance

November 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, David Suskind, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of clinical gastroenterology at Seattle…
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Moderate coffee intake reduces risk for liver cancer, cirrhosis, fibrosis

November 16, 2017
In a roundtable format, experts gathered to discuss the latest research on coffee and liver disease, which indicate that drinking approximately three to five cups per…
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Gluten-free diet’s effect on cardiovascular risk unclear

November 16, 2017
A systematic review showed no clear evidence that a gluten-free diet has an overall negative impact on cardiovascular risks in patients with celiac disease. While the…
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Best of AWIR Immunology Bootcamp

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Lilly USA, LLC; and Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Immune-mediated inflammatory disease (IMID) is a group of clinically heterogeneous disorders that share common…
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Question 21: What is the Best Screening Test for Wilson's Disease?

From Curbside Consultation of the Liver: 49 Clinical Questions
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Expert discusses diet as emerging cause, management strategy for GI disease

October 20, 2015
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