QoL in Liver Transplant Recipients During the COVID-19 Pandemic QoL in Liver Transplant Recipients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Liver transplant recipients show specific clinical and psychosocial frailty. How did the COVID-19 pandemic impact their quality of life?Liver International (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - August 2, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical Trauma in Patients With IBD
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) cited hospitalizations, as well as poorly managed anxiety and pain, as possible sources of post-traumatic stress (PTS), a cross-sectional, observational study showed. Among over... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Comorbidities Key to Serious Infections With IBD Treatment Comorbidities Key to Serious Infections With IBD Treatment
Older IBD patients with comorbidities are less likely to be hospitalized due to an infection if they are treated with vedolizumab or ustekinumab than with an anti-TNF agent, suggests a US study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 1, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Algorithm Can Help Guide Antibiotic Use in Acute Pancreatitis Algorithm Can Help Guide Antibiotic Use in Acute Pancreatitis
Physicians could incorporate a procalcitonin-based algorithm into their daily practice to help curb the rise of multidrug-resistant organisms.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Surgery Noninferior for Gastric Cancer at Five Years
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- Laparoscopic surgery is noninferior to open gastrectomy for locally advanced gastric cancer (AGC) at five years, according to a study published online July 20 in JAMA Surgery. Sang-Yong Son, M.D., from the Ajou University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Decompensation in AH Not'Absolute Contraindication' to Transplant Decompensation in AH Not'Absolute Contraindication' to Transplant
About half of all liver mortality is attributable to alcoholic-associated liver disease, and transplantation is the sole alternative when corticosteroids don ' t work.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Simple Blood Test Could Diagnose NASH, Fibrosis Simple Blood Test Could Diagnose NASH, Fibrosis
A novel liquid biopsy test, which uses two circulating proteins, appears to be effective for diagnosing these two major liver conditions, according to a new study.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Blood Test Could Reshape Early CRC Screening New Blood Test Could Reshape Early CRC Screening
A new assay that identifies a specific combination of microRNA strands may expand colorectal cancer screening to younger ages in the face of rising rates of early-onset disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fecal Transplant in UC; Cancer Surveillance Lacking in Cirrhosis; Undiagnosed Celiac
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers believe they've identified two more reasons why fecal microbiota transplants from certain donors more often induce ulcerative colitis (UC) remissions. (Gut) AbbVie announced that it is seeking FDA approval for a... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Patients With Liver Disease and COVID Report Extra Hardships
(MedPage Today) -- The COVID-19 pandemic substantially impacted the daily lives of patients with chronic liver disease, a global cross-sectional study found. Among 2,500 chronic liver disease patients, 11.3% reported that the pandemic had negatively... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Rare Mutations Linked to Protection Against Liver Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Rare germline mutations in the CIDEB gene appeared to protect against liver disease, according to a large human genetics study. In a multi-stage analysis using exome sequencing in over half a million participants, rare predicted... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Texas Court Case Could Threaten Americans ’ Health Care Nationwide
Kelley v. Becerra seeks to overturn the ACA requirement that health plans cover preventive health services at no cost (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 27, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pathology, Radiology, Institutional, Source Type: news

Sugary Drinks, Rather Than Artificially Sweetened Beverages or Juices, Show Link to IBD Sugary Drinks, Rather Than Artificially Sweetened Beverages or Juices, Show Link to IBD
A large study using UK Biobank data adds evidence that high sugar consumption increases the risk of inflammatory bowel disease. One expert urges the replication of such a study in the US population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Associated With Higher Risk of Fractures Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Associated With Higher Risk of Fractures
The higher risk of fractures remained elevated for the first two decades after diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Clinical Prediction Rules for Ruling Out Cirrhosis in NAFLD Clinical Prediction Rules for Ruling Out Cirrhosis in NAFLD
This study shows that the use of new cutoffs for FIB-4 or the NAFLD Fibrosis Score can accurately rule out cirrhosis in patients with NAFLD.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news