Gastroenterology

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Rates Might Be Lower Than Previously Thought

August 03, 2020

Article

There is a higher prevalence of IBS found in women than men.

Miguel Regueiro, MD: Ongoing Examination at Link Between Gastrointestinal Symptoms and COVID-19

July 31, 2020

Article

Nearly two-thirds of COVID-19 patients have gastrointestinal symptoms.

FDA Expands Ustekinumab to Pediatric Plaque Psoriasis

July 31, 2020

Article

The expansion makes history for the injection biologic.

Direct-Acting Antivirals Lowers Mortality Rate of Hepatitis C Infections

July 22, 2020

Article

The association of DAA treatment with mortality did not differ by sex in the cirrhosis group.

Risk Factor Score Could Reduce Gastrointestinal Bleeding Hospitalizations

July 19, 2020

Article

New scoring model is based on an eight-point threshold to accurately predict patients at a low risk of adverse outcomes.

FDA Committee Signs Off on Terlipressin for HRS-1

July 16, 2020

Article

The 8-7 decision allows Mallinckrodt to move forward with a Sept. 12 PDUFA date for the investigational agent.

Multidisciplinary Approach Beneficial for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

July 16, 2020

Article

Patients in the multidisciplinary-care group were more likely to experience a 50% or higher reduction in all Gastrointestinal Symptom Severity Index symptom clusters than the patients who were in the standard-care group.

Laparoscopic Ileocecal Resection Comparable to Anti-TNF's for Crohn's Disease

July 10, 2020

Article

In a sample of patients treated with laparoscopic ileocecal resection, 42% (n = 29) of patients did not require additional Crohn’s disease-related medication, while 48% (n = 14) were given prophylactic immunomodulator therapy.

Certain Fecal Fungal Microbiome Patterns Found in COVID-19 Patients

July 01, 2020

Article

The diversity of the fecal mycobiome of the last sample collected was 2.5-fold higher in COVID-19 patients than it was in the control group.

Ozanimod Could be an Alternative to Anti-TNF Drugs for Crohn's Disease

June 30, 2020

Article

Ozanimod could soon be added to the ever growing stable of potential treatments for Crohn’s disease.

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