Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas: Incorporating New Developments in Diagnostics, Prognostication, and Treatment Into Clinical Practice —PART 2: ENKTL, EATL, Indolent T-Cell LDP of the GI Tract, ATLL, and Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma
In Part 2 of this two-part series, this review covers extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma, enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma, indolent T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, and hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Natalia Pin Chuen Zing, MD, MSc, Thais Fischer, MD, Jasmine Zain, MD, Massimo Federico, MD, Steven T. Rosen, MD Source Type: news

Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here ’s What to Know About It
Tourists and residents alike have been chased away from Florida’s famous beaches by an ominous-sounding ecological occurrence: red tide. Florida sees red tide — an algae outbreak that can kill marine life and sicken humans — nearly every year, but the current flare-up has become severe enough to warrant a state of emergency declaration from Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Here’s what to know about red tide in Florida. What is red tide? The naturally and frequently occurring marine phenomenon is caused by an influx of microscopic algae called Karenia brevis, which give water a namesake reddish hue. The orga...
Source: TIME: Science - August 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Environment onetime Source Type: news

Health Tip: Keep Your Gut in Good Condition
-- Everything you eat goes through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables will help keep your gut in good condition, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. As many as 70 million Americans are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID ’ d
Presence of discrimination, the silent witness, effectiveness of leadership can help assess inclusion (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Physicians With Medicine/Psych Training Can Help Complex Cases
Dually trained med/psych physicians can effectively care for hospital patients with psychiatric issues (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Targeting Inflammation Slows STK11 Mutation-Driven Polyp Growth
A study shows that LKB1 deficiency in T cells increases gastrointestinal polyposis development. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Bryant Furlow Source Type: news

AI Improves Colonoscopy Diagnostics in Prospective Trial AI Improves Colonoscopy Diagnostics in Prospective Trial
Artificial intelligence performs extremely well in the diagnosis of diminutive nonneoplastic polyps in the distal colon, allowing endoscopists to safely diagnose them and leave them alone.Medscape Medical Ethics (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency
Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency is a frequent but often undertreated complication of pancreatic diseases and extrapancreatic conditions. Review its diagnosis and management in this brief primer.Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ustekinumab for Crohn's Disease: Long-term Efficacy, Safety Ustekinumab for Crohn's Disease: Long-term Efficacy, Safety
This study assessed long-term extension data of ustekinumab for Crohn's disease, demonstrating the maintenance of response and remission and continued safety through 92 weeks.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

UCLA Health hospitals again rank No. 1 in Los Angeles, No. 7 nationally
UCLA Health hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica ranked No. 1 in Los Angeles, No. 2 in California and No. 7 nationally in the annual U.S. News& World Report assessment released today.It ’s the 29th consecutive year that U.S. News has placed UCLA Health on its honor roll, a distinction reserved for only 20 hospitals in the nation that deliver high-quality care across a range of specialties, procedures and conditions.“UCLA Health is proud to once again be recognized for comprehensive excellence in patient care,” said Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of the UCLA Hospital Syste...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Research identifies potential guidance for gastric cancer treatment
(National Foundation for Cancer Research) Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital (TMUCIH) have discovered that gastric cancer tissue samples bearing mutation of a specific gene, MUC16, too are associated with higher tumor mutation loads. Also known as tumor mutation burdens, measurement of high genetic mutation rates among cancerous versus healthy tissue has increasingly been shown to correlate with effective response rates to immunotherapy. The knowledge could bode positively for patients with the biomarker present. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

GID Gets 2nd Lease on Life with New Trial
GI Dynamics has won a nod from FDA to begin a pivotal trial of the embattled EndoBarrier, a technology used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The pivotal trial could be a significant turning point in the life of the Lexington, MA-based company, which was founded in 2004. The firm has been approved for staged enrollment with initial approval for treatment of up to 67 study participants including 50 EndoBarrier and about 17 control participants. GI Dynamics said it expects to complete enrollment of Stage I of the study during the first half of 2019. “This IDE approval is the result of more than two ye...
Source: MDDI - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

C. difficile Tied to Increased Graft Loss in Solid Organ Recipients
Proven infections, antibiotic treatments in past three months tied to increased development of CDI (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 13, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Infections, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk of fractures increases after gastric bypass surgery
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Thirty percent increase in risk of fracture after gastric bypass
(University of Gothenburg) A study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research shows that the risk of fractures increases by about 30 percent after a gastric bypass operation. It was also discovered that falls increase after these operations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Non-C. Diff Infections Common in IBD Flares (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Presence shown to have impact on IBD treatment, but not long-term outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 11, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ten ways to relieve stomach ulcers at home
Ulcers can occur in many places, including in the stomach. These are called stomach or peptic ulcers. People can try home remedies to relieve the symptoms of ulcers, speed up their healing time, and reduce bacteria that cause ulcers. Here, we talk about ten evidence-based ulcer remedies that you can try at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Infections, AIDS, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Dependence, Research, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between heartburn and acid reflux?
This article examines the relationship between these three terms. It also describes treatments, associated symptoms, methods of prevention, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you treat an external hemorrhoid?
An external hemorrhoid is a hemorrhoid that occurs outside of the body in the veins around the anus. Caused by excess straining while passing stool, lifting heavy weights, and pregnancy, symptoms include bleeding, cracking, and itching. Treatments include warm baths, OTC medications, and surgery. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

A2 Milk: Breakthrough of Science or Marketing? A2 Milk: Breakthrough of Science or Marketing?
A new dairy product's health claims cause debate.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Article Source Type: news

Diverticula Not Associated With Inflammation or GI Symptoms Diverticula Not Associated With Inflammation or GI Symptoms
Is there evidence for the common assumption that colonic diverticulosis is associated with low-grade mucosal inflammation and chronic gastrointestinal symptoms?Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Timing of HCV Therapy in Liver Transplant-Eligible Patients Timing of HCV Therapy in Liver Transplant-Eligible Patients
The authors developed a decision tree model to compare the cost-effectiveness of three strategies for timing of DAA treatment for HCV in liver transplant candidates.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
AMA House of Delegates has adopted policy to study, act for, advocate gender equity in medicine (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Extended Induction, Maintenance With Risankizumab Efficacious in Crohn ’ s Extended Induction, Maintenance With Risankizumab Efficacious in Crohn ’ s
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Can A Simple Poop Test Replace Your Colonoscopy?
Exact Sciences has a pretty good test for cancer. Gastroenterologists are unenthusiastic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

The Prevention of HBV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma The Prevention of HBV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma
This article discusses risk stratification of HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma and summarizes three levels of preventive strategies.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente Northern California's colorectal cancer screening program saves lives
(Kaiser Permanente) Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California are 52 percent less likely to die from colorectal cancer since the health care system launched a comprehensive, organized screening program, according to a new study in the specialty's top journal, Gastroenterology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Scientists identify genetic marker for gastric cancer prognosis
(Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center) Although immunotherapy is seen as a very promising treatment for cancer, currently only 20 to 30 percent of patients respond positively. Being able to identify the people most likely to benefit from the costly therapy is a Holy Grail for oncologists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Pregnancy and IBD: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the real-world consequences of chronic idiopathic constipation (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 9, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Microbiome Makeover: Out With the Bad, In With the Good? Microbiome Makeover: Out With the Bad, In With the Good?
Studies presented at DDW 2018 addressed the role of the microbiome in the development and treatment of IBS as well as other gastrointestinal disorders.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Unsheltered Homeless Have High Mortality Rates
Noncommunicable disease, substance use, chronic liver disease most common causes of death (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Ebola Deaths Rise; NASH Drug Trial Vanishes; Zika Test in 40 Minutes or Less
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 8, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could probiotics cause 'brain fog' and bloating?
A small study links probiotic use to brain fog, abdominal distension, bloating, and gas, likely due to too much D-lactic acid and small intestine bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

NIH researchers discover highly infectious vehicle for transmission of viruses among humans
Membrane-bound virus clusters provide promising target for the treatment of gastroenteritis, other diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Indices of Colitis Inflammation All Reliable, Consistent
(MedPage Today) -- Histological healing may supplant endoscopic healing as primary treatment target (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 8, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Are The Health Benefits Of Turmeric Too Good To Be True?
(CNN) — Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer. If you have an ailment, there’s a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts published about curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, and about 50 manuscripts added to this collection each week, according to the National Institutes of Health. “It’s really taken on sort of panacea-like properties in terms of the things it’s being studied for and the things it has bee...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local TV turmeric Source Type: news

Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
From 2000 to 2015, those without insurance or usual care were less likely to have undergone screening (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Evaluation of SOF/LDV or PrOD Regimen in Patients With CKD Evaluation of SOF/LDV or PrOD Regimen in Patients With CKD
Chronic kidney disease was a relative contraindication to HCV treatment with interferon/ribavirin. Does a similar caution apply to SOF/LDV and PrOD regimens?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

More Than 600 People Say Eating Chipotle Made Them Sick – But Officials Still Don’t Know the Cause
More than 600 people said they got sick after eating at a Chipotle outside Columbus, Ohio, health officials said Monday. And they still don’t know what has caused it. The Delaware General Health District began investigating the restaurant, located in Powell, Ohio, on July 31 after it received numerous reports from patrons who ate there between July 26 and July 30. The location was briefly closed for an investigation. On Aug. 3, health officials put out an update saying that they had received nearly 700 inquires and had interviewed over 500 people. On Monday, they provided another update on Twitter saying that officia...
Source: TIME: Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized Food & Drink Ohio onetime Source Type: news

PPI Plus Aspirin Improves Outcomes in Barrett's Esophagus PPI Plus Aspirin Improves Outcomes in Barrett's Esophagus
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Impact of Opioid Epidemic on IBD: Patients Are at Risk Impact of Opioid Epidemic on IBD: Patients Are at Risk
The impact of the opioid epidemic in patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease is front and center at DDW 2018.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

FIT Outreach Increased Colon Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Modest success in mailing fecal immunochemical tests directly to homes (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 6, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New Guidelines for Neuroendocrine Tumors Urge Less-Frequent, Longer Follow-Up New Guidelines for Neuroendocrine Tumors Urge Less-Frequent, Longer Follow-Up
New guidelines from an international expert panel suggest less-frequent follow-up in the short term, but longer follow-up periods overall, for completely resected gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Targeting gut bacteria to reduce heart disease
By preventing gut bacteria from producing a particular chemical, it might be possible to reduce cardiovascular risk. A new study uses a novel approach. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New hormonal mechanism implicated in pancreatic cancer progression
A high-fat diet may predispose to pancreatic cancer through direct interaction with hormone cholecystokinin, rather than obesity-related mechanisms, according to research published in theAmerican Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Want a healthier gut? Eat crickets
The new University of Wisconsin-Madison trial probed whether insect fibres may influence the bacteria found in the gastrointestinal tract of 20 humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toxicity of muscimol and ibotenic acid containing mushrooms reported to a regional poison control center from 2002-2016 - Moss MJ, Hendrickson RG.
BACKGROUND: Amanita muscaria (AM) and A. pantherina (AP) contain ibotenic acid and muscimol and may cause both excitatory and sedating symptoms. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are not classically described but have been reported. There are relatively few r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Serotonin - a new potential risk factor for falls, low BMD and fracture - Vestergaard P.
Serotonin is a neurotransmitter present in the central nervous system (CNS) and intestine. It binds to the 5-HT (hydroxytryptamine)-receptor, and regulates gastrointestinal (GI) movements, CNS signaling resulting in changes in mood and memory as well as ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Access to Treatment for HBV Infection -- Worldwide, 2016 Access to Treatment for HBV Infection -- Worldwide, 2016
Has increased availability of generic antivirals effective in treating chronic HBV infection improved access to treatment around the globe?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news