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Right-sided colorectal tumors have worse outcomes

January 16, 2018
Patients with stage III and high-risk stage II colorectal cancer had worse DFS if they had right-sided tumors compared with left-sided tumors…
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Liquid biopsy test detects early-stage colorectal cancer

January 16, 2018
A test that identifies circulating tumor cells present in the bloodstream accurately detected early-stage colorectal cancer, according to results of…
In the Journals Plus

Surfers more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria in gut

January 16, 2018
Recent data showed that regular surfers and bodyboarders were nearly three times more likely to harbor antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli
In the Journals

HCV liver cancer resection outcomes similar in patients with diabetes

January 16, 2018
Results of a comparative study of patients with and without diabetes who underwent curative liver resection for hepatitis C-related hepatocellular…

FDA accepts application for new Humira biosimilar

January 16, 2018
Sandoz announced that the FDA has accepted a biologics license application for a proposed biosimilar of the anti-inflammatory drug adalimumab, known…
In the Journals

NASH, HCV cirrhosis predict coronary artery disease in liver transplantation

January 16, 2018
Patients who underwent liver transplantation evaluation had a high prevalence of coronary artery disease, especially those with nonalcoholic…
In the Journals

Bariatric surgery linked to lower death risk

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgical procedures were less likely to die within a median period of about 4 years than those who…
In the Journals Plus

Nearly 25% of patients maintain diabetes control 5 years after obesity surgery

January 16, 2018
Among adults prescribed intensive lifestyle and medical management for obesity, those who also underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were more…
In the Journals Plus

Despite benefits, risks remain after bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had increased risks for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and treatment with opioid drugs…
In the Journals

Depression assessment crucial in care of patients with IBD

January 16, 2018
Accurately assessing depression is critical to the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, according to a study published in The American
In the Journals Plus

Small risk for suicide, nonfatal self-harm follows bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery have a small but significantly increased risk for attempting or committing suicide in the years…
In the Journals

Hepatitis A vaccines effective in high-risk populations during outbreak

January 15, 2018
Two-dose hepatitis A vaccination was an effective preventive measure among HIV-positive individuals, including a high study population of men who…

Prep-free capsule for colorectal cancer screening receives CE mark

January 15, 2018
The European Commission gave a CE mark to C-Scan, a capsule used for a preparation-free colorectal cancer screening, according to a press release…

Gastroparesis drug candidate development moves forward with new financing

January 15, 2018
Biopharmaceutical company Neurogastrx announced it has raised $45 million in Series A financing, which will allow them to bring their lead drug…
In the Journals

Acute-on-chronic liver failure model accurately predicts 30-day survival

January 15, 2018
Investigators have validated the North American Consortium for the Study of End-Stage Liver Disease Acute-On Chronic Liver Failure model, or…
In the Journals

Surgery ‘strongly recommended’ for difficult-to-treat rectosigmoid endometriosis

January 15, 2018
Laparoscopic bowel resection improved pelvic pain and quality of life in women with rectosigmoid endometriosis did not respond to hormone therapy…
In the Journals Plus

Mismatch repair-deficient colorectal tumors no more common among Latinos

January 12, 2018
Latino patients with colorectal cancer had a 13% prevalence rate of mismatch repair-deficient tumors, a rate that appeared consistent with those of…

Heplisav-B HBV vaccine for adults available in US

January 12, 2018
Dynavax announced in a recent press release its hepatitis B vaccine, Heplisav-B, is now available in the U.S. “Dynavax is prepared and proud to…

Surgical sealant for GI procedures receives CE marking

January 12, 2018
The European Commission has given a CE mark to Seal-G, a surgical sealant designed to reduce leaks after gastrointestinal procedures, according to a…
In the Journals

Pediatric sclerosing cholangitis influenced by autoimmune features

January 12, 2018
Autoimmune features negatively influenced pediatric sclerosing cholangitis, but concomitant inflammatory bowel disease did not, according to a…
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