In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in gastroenterology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk for late-onset Crohn’s

January 8, 2020
Individuals who adhere to a Mediterranean diet are at lower risk for developing Crohn’s disease later in life, according to study results…
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Sexually transmitted HCV rates high among MSM regardless of HIV status

January 7, 2020
Researchers found high rates of sexually transmitted hepatitis C among HIV-negative men who have sex with men who used pre-exposure prophylaxis…
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No evidence for link between PPIs and dementia

January 7, 2020
Researchers found no clinically meaningful association between short-term proton pump inhibitor therapy and increased risk for dementia, according to…
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ACG issues new guideline on hepatic, mesenteric circulation disorders

January 6, 2020
The American College of Gastroenterology released a new guideline on disorders of the mesenteric, portal, and hepatic veins and mesenteric and…
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Low-FODMAP diet helps manage gut symptoms in quiescent IBD

January 6, 2020
Although patients with inflammatory bowel disease may have their disease in objective control, many still experience persistent gut symptoms. A diet…
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Risk factors for gastric intestinal metaplasia identified

January 6, 2020
Non-endoscopic factors like older age, male sex and smoking status are all independently associated with increased risk for gastric intestinal…
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Infections caused 13% of cancers in 2018

January 6, 2020
In 2018, infections were the cause of 13% of all new cancer diagnoses, totaling 2.2 million new cases worldwide, although these totals do not include…
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Early VTE linked with worse survival in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

January 3, 2020
Frequent and early onset of venous thromboembolism are associated with decreased progression-free survival and overall survival among patients…
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Dysbiosis from H. pylori infection may be involved in gastric carcinogenesis

January 2, 2020
Microbial dysbiosis caused by Helicobacter pylori infection may be an important driver in the development of gastric cancer, according to study…
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HDV has higher health care, cost burden than HBV

January 2, 2020
Hepatitis delta virus has a higher association with health care and cost burden on patients than hepatitis B virus, according to a study by the…