French Hospitals Manufacture Discontinued Drug to Save Lives French Hospitals Manufacture Discontinued Drug to Save Lives
Teams in Lyon, France, quickly mobilized to produce fumagillin, which was no longer being manufactured. Their efforts saved 28 patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Significant County-Level Variability Seen With Gastrointestinal Cancers
TUESDAY, July 26, 2022 -- Patient and structural factors contribute to significant geographic differences in mortality from gastrointestinal (GI) cancers, according to a study published in the August issue of Gastroenterology. Christopher Ma, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Barrett's Esophagus: AGA Screening Update'Goes Above and Beyond'Barrett's Esophagus: AGA Screening Update'Goes Above and Beyond '
New American Gastroenterological Association document suggests dropping GERD as a prerequisite for screening, among other advice statements.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Improving Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy Visualization
(MedPage Today) -- A shorter time lapse between ingestion of last laxative dose and small bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) was associated with better visualization of the mucosa, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis. In a pooled analysis... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Segmental Colectomy Reduces Need for Stoma, Repeat Surgery in cCD Segmental Colectomy Reduces Need for Stoma, Repeat Surgery in cCD
Segmental colectomy may be performed in patients with colonic Crohn ' s disease without increasing risk of repeat surgeries compared with total colectomy.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Guidelines Focus on NAFLD in Lean People New Guidelines Focus on NAFLD in Lean People
Lean individuals older than 40 with type 2 diabetes should be screened for NAFLD, urge experts who underline the risk for comorbid conditions and cirrhosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Update Focuses on NAFLD in Lean People New Update Focuses on NAFLD in Lean People
Lean individuals older than 40 with type 2 diabetes should be screened for NAFLD, urge experts who underline the risk for comorbid conditions and cirrhosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

The & quot;Netflix Model & quot; for Hepatitis C Virus Therapies The & quot;Netflix Model & quot; for Hepatitis C Virus Therapies
This paper describes the development and implementation of a novel subscription-based pricing model for HCV therapeutics, the Payer License Agreement.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Identifiying HCV Patients Who May Be Cured in 4 Weeks Identifiying HCV Patients Who May Be Cured in 4 Weeks
Are soluble inflammatory mediators useful as biomarkers for prediction of a successful ultrashort antiviral treatment regimen for chronic HCV?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Starch for Cancer Prevention? It's Not as Bananas as You Think
(MedPage Today) -- Resistant starch appeared to have a protective effect against non-colorectal Lynch syndrome-related cancers, according to long-term follow-up of the randomized CAPP2 trial. After up to 20 years of follow-up, 5.8% of participants... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Mystery hepatitis cases in kids linked to unexpected viral suspect
Starting in April, young children in the United Kingdom and other countries suffering from mysterious cases of acute liver inflammation began to attract scientific —and media—attention. Most would recover, some after liver transplants, but a few died. Physicians could find no evidence in the children of the standard viruses that caused their hepatitis, but researchers homed in on an unexpected suspect: adenovirus, a family of cold-causing viruses common in kids. Now, a sweeping genetic search of these patients instead implicates another virus,  one thought to be completely harmless. In two independent,...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 25, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Genetic Link Adds to Gut-Brain Axis Theory in Alzheimer's Disease Genetic Link Adds to Gut-Brain Axis Theory in Alzheimer's Disease
The same genes that influence Alzheimer ' s disease were found in a host of gut disorders, according to a new study out of Australia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 25, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Case report: clinical presentation of toad venom-induced cardiac intoxication - Lu CY, Chang YY, Hsu TH, Yeh CY, Lai PF.
Six people made the mistake of eating toad soup, and one of them died before arriving hospital. Five patients presented conscious change, gastrointestinal upset, or bradycardia. We checked their blood and electrocardiography to monitor the cardiac intoxica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Radio bursts from ‘zombie’ black holes excite astronomers
When a hapless star ventures too close to one of the supermassive black holes that lurk at the center of galaxies, it’s torn to shreds and stretched like spaghetti. In this so-called tidal disruption event (TDE), the black hole dines on the stellar remnants, which wrap around the black hole’s belly in an accretion disk. During the feast, the black hole can glow brighter than a supernova for months, before returning to a quiet state of hibernation. Or so the story usually goes. Continued monitoring by patient astronomers has now revealed a few cases in which black holes wake up and belch matter and energy, ...
Source: ScienceNOW - July 22, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Forget Fad Diets, Here's the One You Need Forget Fad Diets, Here's the One You Need
Dietary advice is everywhere, but there is one diet that can be routinely recommended to patients for promoting health and minimizing disease.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news