CRC Risk Down With ACEi, Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Use
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 -- The use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers is associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer risk that develops within three years after index colonoscopy, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus Could Upend Cancer Trends in the U.S.
Liz Satterfield has a ritual for every time she returns home after leaving the house. Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2016, the Kirkland, Washington resident recently learned that the cancer that had spread to her brain in 2018 was still growing. Throughout the pandemic, she’s had to visit the hospital at least once every three weeks, often more frequently, for treatments to control her disease. “I have a pair of shoes in a paper bag that I keep in the trunk of my car or a rack in the garage. I only wear those shoes when I’m going in to get treatment,” she says. “When I come home, I...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Complications After Colonoscopy Up for Those Aged ≥ 75
Other factors associated with risk include anemia, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension, smoking history, obesity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Surge in Colonoscopies May Tax Resources After COVID-19 Delays Surge in Colonoscopies May Tax Resources After COVID-19 Delays
Months of delay in diagnosis of colorectal cancer could shorten survival, although more data are needed, according to expert analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Complications After Colonoscopy Up for Those Aged ≥75
FRIDAY, June 26, 2020 -- For individuals undergoing outpatient colonoscopy, the risk of 30-day postcolonoscopy complications is increased for those aged≥75 years, according to a study published online June 25 in JAMA Network Open. Natalia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Complications After Colonoscopy Up for Those Aged & #8805;75
FRIDAY, June 26, 2020 -- For individuals undergoing outpatient colonoscopy, the risk of 30-day postcolonoscopy complications is increased for those aged ≥75 years, according to a study published online June 25 in JAMA Network Open. Natalia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Complications following colonoscopy more likely in older adults
Just under 4 percent of adults who undergo their first colonoscopy experience complications after the procedure, according to a study published Thursday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

QuickStats: Reason for the Most Recent Colonoscopy, Among Adults Aged 50-75 Years Who Had a Test in the Past 10 Years - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2018
This report describes the percentage of U.S. adults aged 50-75 years without a personal history of colorectal cancer who had a colonoscopy in the past 10 years. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - June 18, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Cancer Screening Colon cancer prevention MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Colonoscopy Screening Source Type: news

Propofol-sparing of I.V. Lidocaine in Colonoscopy Patients Propofol-sparing of I.V. Lidocaine in Colonoscopy Patients
Might the addition of intravenous lidocaine to propofol-based sedation decrease the overall propofol requirement in elderly patients during colonoscopy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fecal Microbiota Transplant vs. Placebo via Colonoscopy in IBS Fecal Microbiota Transplant vs. Placebo via Colonoscopy in IBS
This placebo-controlled trial evaluated the long-term efficacy of fecal microbiota transplantation administered via colonoscopy in reducing IBS symptoms.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Top White House Official Joins Baker In Boston For Beth Israel Tour
BOSTON (CBS) – A top White House official was in Boston Friday to get a closer look at the coronavirus response in Massachusetts. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with Governor Charlie Baker to tour the hospital’s COVID-19 test kit assembly areas and learn more about the research there. “There is no better place in this country to come learn about what’s going on with respect to COVID, with respect to treatments, with respect to testing, with respective vaccines, with respect to care, than right here and we really appreciate your being with us today,...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Events Health Healthcare Status Politics Syndicated Local Alex Azar Beth Israel Deacones Medical Center Charlie Baker Coronavirus Source Type: news

How a Delay in Colonoscopy Screening May Affect Cancer Risk
For people at low risk for colon cancer, delays in colonoscopy screening may not dramatically affect cancer risk, a new study suggests. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Colon and Colorectal Cancer Tests (Medical) Colonoscopy Bowels Source Type: news

Postcolonoscopy Antibiotics Linked With IBS Postcolonoscopy Antibiotics Linked With IBS
Antibiotic exposure after screening colonoscopy could increase the risk for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a retrospective analysis of more than 400,000 people showsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Blood Test Detects Colon Cancer in Single-Center Study Blood Test Detects Colon Cancer in Single-Center Study
A blood test detected all cases of colorectal cancer in a study of patients undergoing elective colonoscopy, and identified the majority of advanced adenomas.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Lasting Drop Seen in CRC Incidence, Death After Negative Colonoscopy
Reductions only seen for 10.1 to 17.4 years of follow - up after high - quality colonoscopy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news