Alarming Increase Seen in U.S. Deaths From Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Mortality rate increased more than threefold between 1999 and 2019 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 23, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Too many vitamin D supplements? The 'gastrointestinal' signs to look out for
THE BODY creates vitamin D from direct sunlight on the skin when outdoors, but some people may choose to take supplements. Nonetheless, people should be careful not to exceed recommended amounts of the vitamin, or they may experience a number of gastrointestinal issues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endohepatology - Current Status Endohepatology - Current Status
Learn about new advances in the emerging field of endohepatology, the use of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic tools for the management of patients with liver disease and portal hypertension.Current Opinion in Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Too Many of Our Plates Are Missing Immune-Boosting Microbes Too Many of Our Plates Are Missing Immune-Boosting Microbes
Only about 1 in 4 adults consume foods full of microbes that can help promote a healthy immune system, warn researchers who quantified the number of microorganisms per gram in common foods.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sex Differences Seen in COVID - 19 Sequelae, Long COVID
Following SARS - CoV - 2 infection, women more likely to develop long COVID - 19 syndrome than men (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 22, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, ENT, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Alcoholic Cirrhosis Is Most Common Liver Transplant Indication in Young US  Adults Alcoholic Cirrhosis Is Most Common Liver Transplant Indication in Young US  Adults
Alcohol-associated liver disease is now the most common indication for liver transplant wait-listing among young American adults, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Edges Out Sleeve Gastrectomy for 10-Year Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass yielded slightly better weight loss at 10 years compared with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, according to results from the randomized SLEEVEPASS study. Among 240 patients with obesity, estimated mean... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 22, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Thiopurine Discontinuation at Anti-TNF Initiation in IBD Thiopurine Discontinuation at Anti-TNF Initiation in IBD
Should thiopurine therapy be discontinued in IBD patients when anti-TNF treatment is started? A new study looks at the potential impacts.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mixed Results With Probiotic for Kids' Antibiotic-Related Diarrhea
(MedPage Today) -- A multispecies probiotic failed to prevent children's antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) in a randomized trial when examined under the strictest definition, but the researchers still saw a potential benefit, citing a lower... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 21, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Episode 3: How Insurance Denials and Delays Affect Patients With Crohn's Episode 3: How Insurance Denials and Delays Affect Patients With Crohn's
Drs Peter Higgins and Frank Scott discuss the challenges of delays in care for patients with Crohn ' s disease, how insurance denials and delays harm patients, and what doctors can do to help.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology InDiscussion Source Type: news

Long COVID and the digestive system: Mayo Clinic expert describes common symptoms
ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Long COVID syndrome, also known as post-COVID, is more than fatigue and shortness of breath. Symptoms such as headaches, brain fog and ringing in the ears have been reported, and recently, physicians are seeing more patients with gastrointestinal problems. Greg Vanichkachorn, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's COVID Activity Rehabilitation Program, describes the most common symptoms. Patients in the rehabilitation program are reporting a variety of digestive issues, from mild nausea and decreased appetite to severe… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 21, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

North Korea Reports Outbreak of Another Infectious Disease North Korea Reports Outbreak of Another Infectious Disease
The new outbreak, which was first reported on Thursday, comes amid a wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections, chronic food shortages, and economic struggles.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Genotype Tied to Azathioprine Discontinuation for Toxicity
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with inflammatory conditions who have the CC genotype were at greater risk both for discontinuing the use of azathioprine (Imuran) due to hematopoietic toxicity and for needing to switch to lower doses, a retrospective... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Esophageal Diseases Highlights From DDW 2022 Esophageal Diseases Highlights From DDW 2022
From DDW 2022, Dr Sachin Wani reports on key studies in esophageal disease, including results comparing vonoprazan and lansoprazole, and data from the 96-week extension study of the EOS-2 trial.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology ReCAP Source Type: news

MRI Index Can Predict Postop Recurrence in Crohn Disease
MONDAY, June 20, 2022 -- A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) index has been developed and validated for predicting postoperative recurrence (POR) in Crohn disease (CD), according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news