More Than 1 in 4 Canadian Adults Live With Obesity More Than 1 in 4 Canadian Adults Live With Obesity
Obesity has substantially increased in prevalence across all age groups, genders, and Canadian provinces and territories since 2005.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

WHO: 650 Unusual Kids' Hepatitis Cases; Liver Cancer and DAAs; Shingles Risk in UC
(MedPage Today) -- The World Health Organization announced that 650 cases of the unexplained severe acute hepatitis in children have been reported across 33 nations. Meanwhile, the New York Times profiled one of the 180 U.S. cases -- Liviah... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

T-Cell Receptor Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Pancreatic Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- A novel T-cell receptor (TCR) gene therapy may be effective in treating patients with pancreatic cancer and other cancers that express the KRAS G12D mutation, researchers have found. Their case study -- published in the New... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 2, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity Sex-Adjusted Liver Allocation Scoring Tool Would Improve Transplant Equity
Females on the liver transplant waiting list are disadvantaged by the sodium-adjusted Model for End-stage Liver Disease score (MELDNa) currently employed to guide allocation decisions, but a sex-adjusted MELDNa score would help address the inequity and decrease mortality for both sexes, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Liver Preserved for 3 Days With Machine Perfusion Successfully Transplanted
(MedPage Today) -- A patient who underwent transplant with a liver that was preserved for 3 days outside of the body using warm machine perfusion was healthy and leading a normal life at 1 year, according to researchers from Switzerland. The recipient... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

CT Reliably Detects Internal Herniation After Gastric Bypass CT Reliably Detects Internal Herniation After Gastric Bypass
Abdominal CT detects internal herniation in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery and helps doctors determine who may benefit from exploratory surgery, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

New Data Show Patients Treated with First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Achieve Durable Efficacy Across Joint and Axial Symptoms of Active Psoriatic Arthritis Through Two Years
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, June 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from Phase 3 studies demonstrating patients treated with TREMFYA® (guselkumab) achieved consistent, long-term efficacy through two years across the domains of active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) – including joint, skin, enthesitis,a dactylitis,b spinal pain and disease severityc endpoints – irrespective of baseline characteristics.1 Further analyses showed TREMFYA also provided patients with sustained improvements in measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL), including fatigue, pain...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The Effect of Gluten in Adolescents and Young Adults The Effect of Gluten in Adolescents and Young Adults
A new study investigates the gastrointestinal and mental health impacts of adding gluten to the diet of adolescents with gluten sensitivity.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gluten-Sensing Tech May Change Fight Against Celiac Disease Gluten-Sensing Tech May Change Fight Against Celiac Disease
Researchers from Spain have developed a test that uses a smartphone to detect gluten simply and quickly in food, the latest innovation in the battle against celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 31, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Drugs Targeting Kinase Fusions May Boost Outcomes in Some MSI Colorectal Cancers Drugs Targeting Kinase Fusions May Boost Outcomes in Some MSI Colorectal Cancers
In patients with microsatellite instable colorectal cancer harboring druggable kinase fusions, combination therapy targeting specific fusions along with immune checkpoint blockade may improve long-term outcomes, a genomic analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 31, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Linked With Higher Risk for Fatty Liver Disease Psoriasis Linked With Higher Risk for Fatty Liver Disease
Psoriasis is linked with a higher risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in US outpatients, a recent study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 31, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Expelling Covid: It Takes Longer Than You May Think
Recent study suggests that viral mRNA from SARS-CoV-2 may be found in the stools of patients diagnosed with Covid-19, even after respiratory symptoms subside. Findings suggest Covid-19 likely leads to prolonged gastrointestinal (GI) infections. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus business pharma & Source Type: news

DDW: AI Outperforms Patients in Characterizing Stool Samples
TUESDAY, May 31, 2022 -- A novel smartphone application can accurately determine Bristol Stool Scale (BSS) and other visual stool characteristics, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology and presented at... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen to Highlight Science, Innovation and Advances in Robust Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline Through More Than 60 Data Presentations at ASCO and EHA
RARITAN, N.J., May 31, 2022 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that new research and data from its robust oncology portfolio and pipeline of investigational therapies will be presented at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place June 3-7 in Chicago, and the European Hematology Association (EHA) 2022 Congress taking place in Vienna, Austria, June 9-12. More than 60 presentations from company-sponsored studies across the two congresses, including 14 oral presentations, will feature new data and updates for both approved and investigation...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastrocnemius medial head stiffness is associated with potential fall risk in community-dwelling older adults - Kim N, Park J, Shin H, Bae Y.
The aim of this study is to compare the muscle strength, balance ability, thickness, and stiffness of the tibialis anterior and gastrocnemius muscle in the elderly, with (fallers) and without (non-fallers) fall experience, and confirmed the correlation bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news