CDC Backs Travel Testing; Pediatric Hepatitis Probe Expands; Shkreli Leaves Prison
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require registration or subscription. CDC now advises the public to take a coronavirus test before domestic travel, vaccinated or not. (Washington Post) In response to the baby formula shortage, President... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Gastroenterologists' Income Up 12%, Most Happy With Career Pick Gastroenterologists' Income Up 12%, Most Happy With Career Pick
Gastroenterologists, like many other physicians, fared better in 2021 than during the height of the pandemic, and most continue to enjoy their work and would pick gastroenterology again.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

MELD Scoring for Liver Transplants in Need of Sex Adjustment, Study Says
(MedPage Today) -- Laboratory traits used in the calculation of sodium-adjusted model for end-stage liver disease (MELDNa) scores placed women at a distinct disadvantage, researchers reported. In an electronic health record (EHR)-based study of... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 18, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy Predicts Resistance to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Cancer Liquid Biopsy Predicts Resistance to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Esophageal Cancer
Researchers have developed and validated a liquid biopsy assay that can predict response to neoadjuvant therapy in patients with esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma, which may lead to more personalized treatment decisions.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Baby formula shortage: Two children hospitalized in Tennessee after needing IV fluids
Pediatric gastroenterologist Mark Corkins, 60, (main) treated two Memphis children at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital after their parents couldn't find formula. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Emerging Drug Therapies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Emerging Drug Therapies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Several new IBD drug therapies are currently in early clinical trials, with more in the therapeutic pipeline. Review the latest data in this article.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gastroenterologists ’' Income Up 12%, Most Happy With Career Pick Gastroenterologists ’' Income Up 12%, Most Happy With Career Pick
Gastroenterologists, like many other physicians, fared better in 2021 than during the height of the pandemic, and most continue to enjoy their work and would pick gastroenterology again.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Obesity Linked to Increased Risk for Crohn Disease
TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 -- Obesity, as measured by body mass index (BMI), is associated with an increased risk for Crohn disease (CD) but not ulcerative colitis (UC), according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor a Soft Tissue Sarcoma?
Title: Is a Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor a Soft Tissue Sarcoma?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - May 17, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A GI Doc's Help Can Be Crucial for Pregnant Women With IBD A GI Doc's Help Can Be Crucial for Pregnant Women With IBD
Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face several concerns related to their reproductive health decisions, from contraception to pregnancy to delivery.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Deficits in Geriatric Assessment Prevalent in Seniors With IBD
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 -- Older patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have high prevalence of deficits in geriatric assessment, according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology& Hepatology. Vera E. R. Asscher,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gallstone Disease May Be a Harbinger of Pancreatic Cancer Gallstone Disease May Be a Harbinger of Pancreatic Cancer
Patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma were six times more likely to have had gallstone disease within the year prior to their diagnosis than noncancer patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis: Shared Decision-Making Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis: Shared Decision-Making
Miguel Regueiro, MD, advises new clinicians to listen to their patients as part of the shared-decision-making process.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology MDAngle Source Type: news

Alarming Increase in Esophageal Cancer in Middle-Aged Adults Alarming Increase in Esophageal Cancer in Middle-Aged Adults
The prevalence of esophageal cancer and Barett ' s esophagus has increased substantially among middle-aged adults during the past 5 years, warn the authors of a new study from Florida.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 16, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news