Hepatology in Space: Effects of Spaceflight on the Liver Hepatology in Space: Effects of Spaceflight on the Liver
How might spaceflight, specifically microgravity, impact liver function? This paper presents the latest lab-based research as well as reports of effects experienced during actual spaceflight.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vonoprazan Triple Therapy Most Cost-Effective for H pylori: Study Vonoprazan Triple Therapy Most Cost-Effective for H pylori: Study
In the United States, vonoprazan triple therapy has significant health and economic benefits relative to other first-line H pylori eradication regimens, with rifabutin triple therapy a close second.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 30, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Kiwifruit Found Effective for Constipation Kiwifruit Found Effective for Constipation
The fruit beat psyllium in treating functional constipation and matched it in treating constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 29, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Opioids Frequently Prescribed to Patients With Cirrhosis
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- Opioids are frequently prescribed to patients with cirrhosis, often without a pain diagnosis, according to a research letter published online Dec. 8 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Anna H. Lee, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Costs, Effectiveness of Laparoscopic, Open Gastrectomy Similar
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- After one-year follow-up, differences in the total costs and effectiveness of laparoscopic and open gastrectomy are minimal, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in JAMA Surgery. Arjen van der Veen, M.D., Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Raises Risk for Periodontitis
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have an increased risk for periodontitis development, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in Biomedicines. Xin Li, from China Medical University in Taichung,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dupilumab Effective for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Up to 52 Weeks Dupilumab Effective for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Up to 52 Weeks
The new biologic will most likely be used in patients refractory to proton pump inhibitors and topical steroids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 29, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Sexual Assault Allegations Lead to Arrest of Gastroenterologist Sexual Assault Allegations Lead to Arrest of Gastroenterologist
A gastroenterologist affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting three women during liver examinations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Alcohol Abstinence Aids Alcohol-Related Cirrhosis Across Portal Hypertension Stages
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, 2022 -- Alcohol abstinence improves prognosis across all stages of portal hypertension in alcohol-related cirrhosis, according to a study published online Dec. 5 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Benedikt Silvester... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

IBD Patients on the Most Effective Ways Doctors Can Treat Their Condition
People who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—which is the umbrella term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis—often experience a range of symptoms, from intense abdominal cramping and pain to persistent diarrhea and overwhelming fatigue. Living with IBD can significantly disrupt everyday life and make it challenging to maintain physical and mental wellbeing. There’s no cure for IBD—it lasts a lifetime. Like other chronic conditions, IBD can go into remission with effective treatment, but people might still experience occasional flares that make life more difficult. Approximately 1.6 m...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Gut health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

ACLF in Patients With HBV-related Compensated Liver Disease ACLF in Patients With HBV-related Compensated Liver Disease
This study tested the performance of the MELD model to characterize ACLF development within 28 days in HBV-related hospitalized patients without previous decompensation.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fecal Bile Acid to Predict Recurrence in C. Difficile Infection Fecal Bile Acid to Predict Recurrence in C. Difficile Infection
This study investigated how gut microbiota-bile acid interactions relate to the pathogenesis of C. difficile infection. Could fecal bile acids have potential as biomarkers to predict CDI recurrence?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

New AI Listens to Toilet Sounds to Detect Diarrhea New AI Listens to Toilet Sounds to Detect Diarrhea
Georgia Tech engineers have developed AI that can identify diarrhea with up to 98% accuracy and could help us catch disease outbreaks early.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 28, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Stopping Drinking Improves Even High-Risk Liver Disease Stopping Drinking Improves Even High-Risk Liver Disease
Patients with alcohol-related liver disease, including those who have high-risk portal hypertension, can benefit from alcohol abstinence, suggests a study that also underlines a need for patient counseling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 24, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Inherited GI Cancers Take Center Stage at CGA Congress Inherited GI Cancers Take Center Stage at CGA Congress
At its 26th annual congress, the Collaborative Group of the Americas (CGA) highlighted recent advances in genetic testing for gastrointestinal cancers.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 23, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news