The Role of Frailty in Advanced Chronic Liver Disease The Role of Frailty in Advanced Chronic Liver Disease
How reliable are the various frailty tools currently used to predict mortality in patients with cirrhosis who are ineligible for transplant?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Liver Stiffness Is a Predictor of All-cause Mortality in NAFLD Liver Stiffness Is a Predictor of All-cause Mortality in NAFLD
How accurate is vibration-controlled transient elastography as a tool for predicting mortality in NAFLD?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good results for 2022 despite decline in demand for COVID-19 products
Group sales grow by 2%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 1% in Swiss francs, despite lower COVID-19-related sales in both divisionsPharmaceuticals Division salesincrease by 2%; continued strong growth of newer medicines more than compensating for the impact of biosimilars and lower sales of Actemra/RoActemra (severe COVID-19)Diagnostics Division salesgrow by 3%; ongoing strong momentum in base business (+7%) more than compensating for the continuing decline in the demand for COVID-19 tests in the second half of the yearHighlightsin the fourth quarter of 2022 (incl. January 2023):US approvals ofLunsumio (follicular lymp...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good results for 2022 despite decline in demand for COVID-19 products
Basel, 2 February 2023Group sales grow by 2%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 1% in Swiss francs, despite lower COVID-19-related sales in both divisionsPharmaceuticals Division salesincrease by 2%; continued strong growth of newer medicines more than compensating for the impact of biosimilars and lower sales of Actemra/RoActemra (severe COVID-19)Diagnostics Division salesgrow by 3%; ongoing strong momentum in base business (+7%) more than compensating for the continuing decline in the demand for COVID-19 tests in the second half of the yearHighlightsin the fourth quarter of 2022 (incl. January 2023):US approvals ofLun...
Source: Roche Media News - February 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Two AI Systems Appear Comparable for Small Colorectal Polyps Two AI Systems Appear Comparable for Small Colorectal Polyps
Two computer-aided diagnostic systems meet guidelines to implement cost-saving strategies of leave-in-situ and resect-and-discard, study reports.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

FIB-4 May Help Select Candidates for Heart Failure Tests FIB-4 May Help Select Candidates for Heart Failure Tests
Heart failure and liver stiffness often coexist due to cardio-hepatic interactions.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Acute Hepatic Porphyrias Not as Rare as Previously Thought Acute Hepatic Porphyrias Not as Rare as Previously Thought
Recent treatment advances have improved the outlook for patients with acute hepatic porphyrias.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Can AI Conquer the Late-Shift Dip in Colonoscopy Quality? Can AI Conquer the Late-Shift Dip in Colonoscopy Quality?
Artificial intelligence may be an effective tool to minimize the well-known, time-related degradation in colonoscopy quality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sanofi and Regeneron's Dupixent Wins New European Commission Approval Sanofi and Regeneron's Dupixent Wins New European Commission Approval
Sanofi and Regeneron said on Monday that their Dupixent product had won approval from the European Commission to treat eosinophilic esophagitis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

GERD in Children Linked to Anemia, Iron Deficiency
TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2023 -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with anemia or iron deficiency among children, according to a study published online Dec. 26 in Diagnostics. Vasile Valeriu Lupu, Ph.D., from the " Grigore T. Popa " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gluten-free Diet for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Gluten-free Diet for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Might patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis benefit from a gluten-free/amylase trypsin inhibitor-free diet?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Canada reviewing safety of controversial breastfeeding drug
Health Canada has launched a safety review of the psychological withdrawal symptoms associated with stopping or reducing use of a domperidone, a drug intended to treat gastrointestinal disorders but that's also used to help women breastfeed. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Many People Don't Get Colonoscopy Even After Positive Stool Test Many People Don't Get Colonoscopy Even After Positive Stool Test
A new study shows that almost half of people with a positive stool test don ' t follow-up with a colonoscopy.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gut Enzymes Fingered in Some 5-ASA Treatment Failures Gut Enzymes Fingered in Some 5-ASA Treatment Failures
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease who had three or four specific acetyltransferases in their gut microbiota had a threefold higher risk for 5-ASA treatment failure.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 30, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How Good is Cholecystectomy For Biliary Dyskinesia in Pediatric Patients?
Discussion Biliary disease includes gallstones, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), cholangiopathy and cholangitis (pathology of the bile ducts), biliary dyskinesia, gangrene, and cancer. Some are often overlapping as gallstones often contributing to cholecystitis and cholangitis. Biliary dyskinesia (BD) is well-recognized in adults. Adult criteria include: “abdominal pain located in the epigastrium and/or right upper quadrant along with; buildup of pain to a steady level and lasting 30 minutes or longer, pain occurring at different intervals and not daily, severe enough to interrupt activities or lead t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 30, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news