Peptic Ulcer Risk in New Users of Low-Dose Aspirin Peptic Ulcer Risk in New Users of Low-Dose Aspirin
New research finds a significantly increased risk for gastric and duodenal ulcers among adults starting low-dose aspirin therapy but not among peers who have been taking low-dose aspirin for some time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Intraoperative Catheter Disappoints for Urinary Retention After Hernia Repair
(MedPage Today) -- The use of an intraoperative catheter did not protect against the development of postoperative urinary retention (PUR) for patients who underwent laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair surgery, a randomized trial found. Among over... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 15, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
Title: Stomach (Gastric) CancerCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - June 15, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Expert Consensus on Extra-Intestinal Manifestations in IBD Expert Consensus on Extra-Intestinal Manifestations in IBD
A new expert consensus aims to standardize definitions and diagnostic and treatment strategies for extra-intestinal manifestations in IBD.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

New FDA Resource for Dietary Supplements New FDA Resource for Dietary Supplements
The FDA created a dietary supplement website for consumers, doctors, and educators to check how best to use vitamins in their daily life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 15, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

AGA Issues Position Statements on Reducing CRC Burden AGA Issues Position Statements on Reducing CRC Burden
Some changes are already underway, but it will"take a village" to get to 80% screening rates, including national resources and approaches.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Biologics for Crohn's Go Head to Head
(MedPage Today) -- Ustekinumab (Stelara) or adalimumab (Humira) were similarly effective as induction or maintenance therapy for moderate to severe Crohn's disease, according to the randomized SEAVUE trial. In an intention-to-treat analysis involving... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 14, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Norovirus Outbreak in Canada Linked to Spot Prawns Norovirus Outbreak in Canada Linked to Spot Prawns
Most people feel better within 1 or 2 days, but some patients who face higher risks may need to be hospitalized and given fluids intravenously.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Why So Many Long COVID Patients Are Reporting Suicidal Thoughts
Last year, Diana Berrent—the founder of Survivor Corps, a Long COVID support group—asked the group’s members if they’d ever had thoughts of suicide since developing Long COVID. About 18% of people who responded said they had, a number much higher than the 4% of the general U.S. adult population that has experienced recent suicidal thoughts. A few weeks ago, Berrent posed the same question to current members of her group. This time, of the nearly 200 people who responded, 45% said they’d contemplated suicide. While her poll was small and informal, the results point to a serious problem. “...
Source: TIME: Health - June 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

People Under 50 With Obesity May Need More CRC Prevention People Under 50 With Obesity May Need More CRC Prevention
Metabolic syndrome is positively linked with colorectal cancer before age 50 at similar rates to that of people who receive a diagnosis after age 50.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Salix, GSK veteran's Raleigh startup raises nearly $19M
A Raleigh startup developing precision diagnostics for gastrointestinal diseases has raised $18.9 million to scale its operations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Screening of Esophageal Varices in HCV+ Cirrhotic Patients Screening of Esophageal Varices in HCV+ Cirrhotic Patients
This study aimed to evaluate the optimal type, frequency and length of surveillance of esophageal varices in HCV-positive cirrhotic patients who achieved SVR by direct-acting antivirals.Liver International (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - June 13, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

South Africa: Whistleblower Paediatrician's Suspension Lifted After Massive Public Outcry
[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, 9 June, paediatric gastroenterologist Dr Tim de Maayer, who recently exposed the shocking state of children's healthcare at the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, was suspended for 'serious misconduct', which prompted a massive outpouring of public support for him. The Gauteng Department of Health has now announced that his suspension has been lifted, saying the matter was 'resolved amicably'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Half of Hospitals Have Implemented No Price Transparency
Only 5.7 percent of hospitals meet both requirements - - a machine - readable file for required price types and an accessible display for at least 300 shoppable items (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 11, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Source Type: news

Largest Study to Date Supports CRC Screening Before Age 50 Largest Study to Date Supports CRC Screening Before Age 50
The study provides the most accurate estimate of neoplasia prevalence in individuals aged 45-49 years and supports the benefits of screening in this younger age group.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 10, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news