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Colorectal cancer mortality rates increasing in younger white adults

Colorectal cancer mortality rates increasing in younger white adults

Researchers analyzed colorectal cancer mortality rates among individuals between 20 and 54 years of age from 1970 through 2014.

News Adding oats to a gluten-free diet may not affect patients with celiac disease

Adding oats to a gluten-free diet may not affect patients with celiac disease

The addition of oats to a gluten-free diet did not affect symptoms, histology, immunity, or serologic features in patients with celiac disease.

Healthday Inflammatory bowel disease less likely in children and teens from rural areas

Inflammatory bowel disease less likely in children and teens from rural areas

Environmental risk factors that predispose people to inflammatory bowel disease may have a stronger effect in children than adults.

Healthday Financial incentive linked to increased colonoscopy rates

Financial incentive linked to increased colonoscopy rates

Researchers found that a cash incentive of $100 was associated with increased colorectal screening rates in eligible adults.

News Adverse events common in hospitalized patients taking antibiotics

Adverse events common in hospitalized patients taking antibiotics

Many adverse events could be avoidable with more judicious use of antibiotics.

News Antibody screenings could detect celiac disease in asymptomatic children

Antibody screenings could detect celiac disease in asymptomatic children

Serum TG2A screening has a positive predictive value of 61% to detect celiac disease.

News Increased adenoma detection rate associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer and death

Increased adenoma detection rate associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer and death

An increased ADR is associated with an adjusted hazard ratio of 0.63 for interval colorectal cancer and 0.50 for cancer death.

Healthday Immune profile differs during symptom flare for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Immune profile differs during symptom flare for patients with irritable bowel syndrome

Interferon- concentrations and THELPER cells are significantly reduced during symptom flares.

News Proton pump inhibitor use associated with excess risk of death

Proton pump inhibitor use associated with excess risk of death

Risk of death is increased among those without gastrointestinal conditions and with prolonged use.

News Risk-scoring model predicts advanced colorectal neoplasia in younger adults

Risk-scoring model predicts advanced colorectal neoplasia in younger adults

The score could help predict advanced colorectal neoplasia in adults younger than 50 years of age.

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