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Among GERD patients, the mean annual ARI episode dropped from 4.39 during the year before PPI treatment to 3.89 after treatment with a PPI.
Trulance has been approved for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults.
The procedure could be used as alternative to bariatric surgery for selected patients with obesity.
Diabetes could increase the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C.
Risk was dependent on dose, background medications, and type of GLP-1 receptor agonist.
Timely administration of antibiotics was associated with a 30% reduction in 30 day mortality.
The ultimate goal should be to more closely regulate potentially injurious ingredients in herbal and dietary supplements.
The FDA issues a warning about the risk of hepatitis B virus reactivation among patients taking direct-acting antivirals to treat hepatitis C infections.
Biologic agents increase the risk of opportunistic infection, but do not increase the risk of serious infection or malignancy.
Physical Activity reduces intrahepatic lipid content and markers of hepatocellular injury in patients with NAFLD and this effect correlated with baseline body mass index.