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Neilanjan Nandi from Drexel University College of Medicine: Overcoming Challenges in Gastroenterology
The field of gastroenterology is as wide as the the amount of the body that it covers. Because of this there are certain challenges doctors face whether they treat the entire gastrointestinal system or just specific parts.
Individualized medicine is a growing trend in health care and is making its way into the field of gastroenterology. Doctors are now looking to find treatments that not only work best for their patients but will also be easy for them to follow long term.
As a nonprofit organization OpenBiome is becoming one of the leaders in fecal microbiota transplantation technology and also working to boost other areas of public health as well.
The molecular mechanism permitting the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to survive in nearly 50% of humans' stomachs has been identified, according to research published in Science Advances
China's type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) epidemic continues to be a pervasive, costly health care issue, with proportions surpassed only by epidemic here in the US. The majority of T2DM treatment guidelines recommend metformin as the first-line anti-hyperglycemic agent for diabetes management due to its relative safety, tolerability, and cost-effectiveness.
Chronic itch (itch last 6 weeks or longer) is a clinical challenge, and is associated with a number of dermatologic, systemic, neuropathic, and psychogenic causes. Transmission of the itch sensation is similar to that of pain, but distinct in several ways. Scientists have found itch-specific neuronal pathways that when activated, cause considerable discomfort for patients. Current available treatments, however, are still more trial-and-error than evidence-based.
Agent Orange exposure several decades earlier may increase morbidity from various diseases, some of which have rarely been explored in previous epidemiologic studies.
Although they are revolutionary for the treatment of various gastric acid-related disorders, proton pump inhibitors may be linked to interstitial nephritis, according to research published in Kidney International.
The presence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with rosacea may exacerbate their skin disease.

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