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The Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

The study find that the the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD); did not result in lower rates of hospitalizations or intestinal surgeries among patients living with IBD in Ontario; but according to a study published by authors from several Canadian hospitals and ICES in the journal Gut. Inflammatory bowel diseases The authors studied trends…

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Colorectal Cancer Subtypes Lead to Improved Treatment

The researches find that the Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., expected to cause about 51,000 deaths in 2019. But until now; it was unclear which drugs were most effective for which patients. Cancer Center found that identifying a metastatic colorectal cancer patient’s Consensus Molecular Sub type (CMS);…

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News for Countless Patients Taking PPIs

The researches find that the patients taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to treat gastroesophageal disease (GERD) or other acid-related conditions, new research puts safety concerns to rest. In a large, multi-year, randomized trial studying the safety of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs); therefore researchers find no evidence to support claims that PPIs cause serious health issues…

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Patients Benefit from Increasing Vitamin K Intake

The researches find that the anticoagulant drug warfarin, many patients are told to limit foods rich in vitamin K; such as green vegetables. Therefore The results of a new clinical trial call that advice into question and suggest patients on warfarin actually benefit from increasing their vitamin K intake; but as long as they keep…

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Medication Helps Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

The researches find that the patients with Type 2 diabetes, bringing down and maintaining lower blood glucose levels is important to minimize the risk of long-term complications such as nerve damage, kidney damage, an increased risk of heart disease, eye problems, and more. Long-term complications Through a randomized; multicenter clinical trial sponsored by Novo Nordisk;…

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GERD Reduction Overestimated After Gastric Bypass

The researches find that the gastroesophageal reflux disease(GERD) in only approximately half of patients with severe obesity; according to results from a nationwide cohort study with long follow-up. “This is a lower success rate than in previous studies; therefore indicating that the treatment effect may have been overstated;” write Dag Holmberg, a PhD student at Karolinska…

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Late-Stage Diagosis of Young People with Colorectal Cancer

The study find that the onset colorectal cancer has increase nearly 50%  in the last 30 years. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study present at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago aimed to identify factors that may aid in earlier diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Colorectal cancer; also called colon Cancer or…

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Polymorphism Responsible for HCV Genotype 3

The study find that the a common polymorphism and a rare variant combination in hepatitis C genotype 3 that are responsible for a reduced response to Sovaldi, according to a study published in Gastroenterology. “Studies on [Sovaldi] ‘resistance’ have been hampered by the extraordinary efficacy of the drug, which has led to very few treatment…

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Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis Progression in NAFLD

the study find that the Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a risk factor for progression of liver fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD); therefore according to a study published online May 21 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Toshifumi Tada, M.D., from Ogaki Municipal Hospital in Japan, and colleagues examine…

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Drugs Reverses Inflammation, Scarring of Liver in Patient

The study find that the  specific protein interleukin 11 (IL11) with drugs called therapeutic antibodies, therefore reverses inflammation and scarring of the liver in patients suffering from an untreatable type of fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Because The findings; published in the top journal for liver and gut diseases, Gastroenterology; have implications for the development…

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Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

The researches find that the Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors; including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Therefore As the number of people who are either overweight or obese now outnumbers those with a healthy body weight by a ratio of two to one; researchers face…

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Obamacare Funding Saw more Cancer Screening

The study find that the Obama’s signature healthcare law saw a mark increase in colorectal cancer screening; a new study said Wednesday. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed excluding skin cancers; but according to the American Cancer Society; and its rates have been growing among younger people in recent years for reasons…