Negligible Drop in Neoplastic Lesion Dx After First Round of FIT
Negligible reduction in neoplastic lesion detection in proximal versus distal colon after first round of FIT (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Medical practices must understand their own cultures before interviewing, pick questions beyond r é sum é (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Number of Health - Related Data Breaches Increasing
Health plans had most records breached from 2010 to 2017, but providers breached most often (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Chronic Allograft Injury Common Among Pediatric Liver-transplant Recipients Chronic Allograft Injury Common Among Pediatric Liver-transplant Recipients
A substantial proportion of pediatric liver-transplant patients with normal liver tests have varying degrees of subclinical chronic allograft injury, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Genetics of HCV-GT4-infected Patients Treated With OBV/PTV/r Genetics of HCV-GT4-infected Patients Treated With OBV/PTV/r
This study aimed to identify subtypes by geographic region and country.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Deep Space Travel May Damage GI Tract, Animal Study Shows
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Up-to-Date Screening Cuts CRC Deaths by 62%
(MedPage Today) -- Modifiable risk factors such as inappropriate screening and poor follow-up drive mortality (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - October 1, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is enteritis?
Enteritis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the small intestine. There are several types, including infectious enteritis and radiation enteritis. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. Treatment options include electrolyte solutions or medication in some cases. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Anti - Reflux Surgery Promising in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
In phase 2 study, surgery for abnormal acid GER in IPF patients was safe, well - tolerated (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 1, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
At 6 months, rates for provoked, unprovoked, cancer - related VTE are 6.8, 6.92, 9.06 per 100 person - years (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 1, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

More Non - Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
More than 700,000 Americans uninsured in 2017 versus 2016, despite broad economic improvement (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 1, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

What's Hot at the ACG 2018 What's Hot at the ACG 2018
Experts and rising stars in the field of gastroenterology will provide clinical updates on common and not-so-common gastrointestinal disorders at the American College of Gastroenterology meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Physicians Often Don ’ t Address Their Burnout
Same traits that help doctors excel at their jobs make them more likely to experience burnout (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 29, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

' Can't Agree on What Rural Means': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 28, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Acg 2018 acg 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACG 2018.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Rifaximin Chaser May Cut CDI Relapse
(MedPage Today) -- Pooled data from two RCTs suggested 50% drop in recurrence after standard antibiotics (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 28, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Science at Kavanaugh Hearing; Meth's Comeback; Schedule V for CBD
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 28, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit: Annual report 2018
This report provides up-to-date information on the quality of OG cancer care provided by NHS organisations in England and Wales. It describes trends in patterns of care over a five-year period, between April 2012 and March 2017 and also documents the evolution of staging investigations, with an increased use of PET-CT scans among patients who are candidates for curative treatment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
With increased focus on value, business analysis skills sought after (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 28, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

PPIs Tied to Hip Fracture in Dialysis Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But H2 blockers were exonerated (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 27, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Single Agent Treats Two Cancers With Same Genetic Cause
Pembrolizumab treated colon cancer, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in patient with Lynch syndrome (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Staff social media accounts should be strictly personal, with no info about patients or employees (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Tolerability of DAAs for Hepatitis C in Older Adult Tolerability of DAAs for Hepatitis C in Older Adult
Are direct-acting antiviral agents for treatment of HCV safe and effective for use in patients over 65?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Considerable variation according to specialty for both burnout symptoms, career choice regret (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Age Impairs Ascending but Not Descending Colon (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Neuromuscular impairment of cholinergic function may increase constipation in after age 65 (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 26, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise for Monitoring, Detecting Liver Disease Liquid Biopsy Shows Promise for Monitoring, Detecting Liver Disease
Diseased liver cells can be detected in the peripheral blood, and those from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have a different gene expression profile than those from patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) but no cancer, according to new findings in Gastroenterology.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

RT and Surgery Appear Equally Viable for Oropharyngeal Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- But chemo add-on to RT was tied to increased gastrostomy dependence (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - September 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Physician - Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
Savings grow with longer participation and are significantly higher than hospital - integrated ACOs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Larger reductions in uninsured rate in Medicaid expansion states, from 15.3 to 7.6 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How insufficient carbs affect the gut microbiota
Researchers use an artificial intestine to simulate and examine the effects of two different diets on the composition of gut bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The effects of insufficient carbs on gut microbiota
Researchers use an artificial intestine to simulate and examine the effects of two different diets on the composition of gut bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New drug blocks pancreatic cancer growth in mice, study finds
A newly developed drug can prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and spreading in laboratory mice, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai. The study, published recently in the journal Gastroenterology, also demonstrated in mice that the drug, called Metavert, may prevent patients from developing a resistance to currently used pancreatic cancer chemotherapies. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - September 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Feasibility and Cost-effectiveness of Reaching WHO HCV Targets Feasibility and Cost-effectiveness of Reaching WHO HCV Targets
This study evaluated the success and cost-effectiveness of initiatives to increase HCV treatment uptake and interventions for reducing the incidence of new infection among injection drug users.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Could One Hour a Day Make the Foot Pain Go Away?
More than three-quarters of Americans have suffered from foot pain, the American Podiatric Medical Association reported a few years ago. Tendonitis and plantar fasciitis are common complaints, and treatments can include stretching and splints. Patients don’t always comply with stretching regimens, however. And night splints are not “super comfortable to sleep with,” explained podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer, himself a patient with posterior tibial tendonitis. “Patients are always complaining about waking up with them. I consistent...
Source: MDDI - September 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes yellow stool?
A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with the pancreas, liver, or gallbladder. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

New Antibiotics for Europe: CHMP Likes Vabomere, EC Clears Xerava New Antibiotics for Europe: CHMP Likes Vabomere, EC Clears Xerava
Vabomere combines meropenem and vaborbactam for treatment of complicated UTIs and other infections; Xerava (eravacycline) is for complicated intra-abdominal infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Bezlotoxumab May Cut Recurrent C. Diff in IBD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Small post-hoc analysis found trend to 50% reduction in recurrence (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 21, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Guidelines Recommend Fecal-Microbiota Transplant for Recurrent or Refractory C. Diff Guidelines Recommend Fecal-Microbiota Transplant for Recurrent or Refractory C. Diff
New joint guidelines from the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) support the use of fecal-microbiota transplant (FMT) as second-line treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), but not for any other indications.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sterigenics faces lawsuit over ethylene oxide emissions
Sterigenics is facing a lawsuit over alleged emissions of ethylene oxide, a highly carcinogenic chemical compound, according to a press release from law firm Power Rogers & Smith of Chicago. The firm alleges that Sterigenic’s Willowbrook, Ill.-based facility has been using ethylene oxide to sterilize its medical devices, pharmaceuticals and food and spice products since 1984. Last month, the US Dept. of Health and Human Services released a consultation letter suggesting that residents of Willowbrook and workers are at an increased risk of cancer and other health problems, including neurological, respiratory ...
Source: Mass Device - September 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Legal News Sterilization / Calibration Sterigenics International Inc. Source Type: news

Sensitivity for CRC Detection Up With Decreasing FIT Threshold
Reducing positivity threshold also increased number of positive test results per cancer case (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

CHLA participates in novel cancer consortium announced at the Biden Cancer Summit
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hosted the national Biden Cancer Summit, on Sept. 21, to highlight the urgent need for creating transformative approaches to cancer prevention, research and treatment. One of the new initiatives announced was the formation of a consortium to advance research into effective treatments for patients with a type of cancer called Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) who do not respond to current standard treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AGA and ESNM announce 2019 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit
(American Gastroenterological Association) The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is proud to partner with the European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESNM) for the 8th annual Gut Microbiota for Health (GMFH) World Summit. This preeminent meeting on the gut microbiota will take place March 23& 24, 2019, in Miami, Florida. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Physician burnout linked to increased risk of patient safety incidents, reduced patient satisfaction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Gastric bypass diet: What to eat after the surgery
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advice for Treating Infectious Diseases in Patients Affected by Hurricane Florence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with federal, state, territorial, and local agencies in response to recent hurricanes. Clinicians assessing patients affected by Hurricane Florence should be vigilant in looking for certain infectious diseases, including leptospirosis, hepatitis A, vibriosis, and influenza. Background Hurricane Florence made landfall in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on September 14 causing widespread flooding. Natural hazards associated with the storms continue to affect many areas. Infectious disease outbreaks of diarrheal and respiratory illnesses c...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Advice for Treating Infectious Diseases in Patients Affected by Hurricane Florence
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with federal, state, territorial, and local agencies in response to recent hurricanes. Clinicians assessing patients affected by Hurricane Florence should be vigilant in looking for certain infectious diseases, including leptospirosis, hepatitis A, vibriosis, and influenza. Background Hurricane Florence made landfall in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on September 14 causing widespread flooding. Natural hazards associated with the storms continue to affect many areas. Infectious disease outbreaks of diarrheal and respiratory illnesses c...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Residents report making time for family, pursuing interests, and squeezing in important trips (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Risk of NAFLD in Celiac Patients on a Gluten-free Diet Risk of NAFLD in Celiac Patients on a Gluten-free Diet
Does a gluten-free diet impact the risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with celiac disease?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Latest Word on Probiotics: Gastro Endo News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, cutting opioid-associated infections (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news