Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) was shown to be more effective than taking the maximal proton pump inhibitor (PPI) dose in relieving heartburn, regurgitation, and other troublesome symptoms in patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
As irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remains a complicated condition to treat with an etiology that’s still unknown, it’s difficult for physicians to find the best proven therapies among new remedies and the variety of pharmacological and nondrug options they have been trying for years.
While it’s already clinically understood that most patients with Crohn’s disease suffer a recurrence following an intestinal resection, researchers have not evaluated the best strategy to prevent the disease from recurring.
Treatment with escitalopram reduces mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia (MSIMI) in patients with heart disease and MSIMI.
A significant gender gap exists in trauma care, with injured women significantly less likely to receive care in a trauma center than men.