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Timing of Colorectal Cancer Screening Disputed

The study find that the age of colorectal cancer screening to 45 years in adults at average risk; issued by the American Cancer Society (ACS) last year; could result in a waste of healthcare resources, specialists warn. Therefore “I suspect they will see a lot of healthy 45-year-olds  such as kale eating marathoners getting test;”…

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Develop Healthy Gut Microbes and Aids Bowel Movements

The study find that the coffee indeed helps in bowel movements and also improves the gut microbe population. The study is  present at the Digestive Disease Week ; (DDW) 2019 by the researchers. Notable finding of this study is the effects of coffee on gut bacteria as well as on bowel movements are not associate…

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Cancer Drugs Promote Stem Cell Properties of Colorectal Cancer

The study find that  cancer-promoting signaling pathway in colorectal cancer cells. This  lead to the accumulation of tumor cells with stem cell characteristics that are resistant to many therapies and is lead to relapses. The researchers thus provide a possible explanation for why these drugs are not effective in colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer; also call…

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Fatty Liver Disease Hitting Latino Children

The Study find that  “Fatty liver disease is ripping through the Latino community like a silent tsunami and especially affecting children;” said Dr. Rohit Kohli, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at CHLA. Recent research shows about 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have fatty liver disease. But among Latinos; especially of Mexican and…

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Link Between Herbicide and Human Liver Disease

Researcher find that liver disease in animal models. In a new study, the first of its kind; therefore researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report an association between the herbicide and negative effects upon the human liver. Fatty liver disease is also referr to as Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)…

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Weed killer Roundup, Has Been Linked to Liver Disease

Researches find that Monsanto’s popular weed killer Roundup; has been linked to liver disease in animal models. In a new study, the first of its kind; therefore researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report an association between the herbicide and negative effects upon the human liver. Because Liver disease (also called…

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Upper and Lower GI Endoscopies Should be Done on Same Day

The researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine shows similar benefits from “bundling” upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies on the same day to remedy what they say is the “disturbingly” large number of older Americans currently being schedule for the procedures on two different days. Measure quality health care The research is describe in a study in…

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Problem Of Liver Disease to Northern Manitoba Communities

Health Authority bring are travelling to northern communities to better understand non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Because The study is looking at the prevalence and incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD a condition in which fat builds up in the livers of people who drink little to no alcohol. Therefore Left untreated, it can…

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Early Death in Young Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

A new study revealed an increased risk of cancer and early death in individuals who developed inflammatory bowel disease-including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) during childhood. For the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics study, researchers in Denmark and Finland followed 6,689 patients diagnosed with UC or CD before 18 years of age. The small…

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Protein-Digesting Enzyme Help Improve Metabolic Health

Blocking the action of an enzyme involved in protein digestion may improve metabolic health, according to a new study published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. The paper is chose as an APS select article for May. Trypsin an enzyme that bonds to proteins is the primary enzyme responsible…

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Low BMI Tied to Later Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Low body mass index (BMI) among men entering adult life is associated with an increased incidence of Crohn disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) up to 40 years later, according to a study published online April 23 in Scientific Reports. Michael A. Mendall, M.D., from Croydon University Hospital in the United Kingdom, and colleagues explored the…

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Risk of Lung, Colorectal Cancer and Survival Likelihood After Diagnosis

In a recent study, adults who are the most fit had the lowest risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer. Also, among individuals who develop lung or colorectal cancer, those who had high fitness levels before their cancer diagnosis were less likely to die compare with those who had low fitness levels. The findings are…