Octogenarians with colorectal cancer have several differences in clinical and tumor characteristics, compared with younger patients with the disease.
Budesonide oral suspension treatment improved symptomatic, endoscopic, and histologic parameters in eosinophilic esophagitis.
The FDA has received 120 reports of serious cases of pancreatitis or death after the approval of Viberzi in May 2015.
Excess weight could influence the risk of of gastrointestinal cancers by altering insulin levels and promoting inflammation.
Implementation of the FODMAP diet is an effective strategy to manage symptoms of IBS, including bloating and abdominal pain.
Thirty-eight of 231 NCGS patients showed gluten-specific symptoms when completing the placebo-controlled gluten challenge.
Individuals who consume the least amount of gluten are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
The American College of Gastroenterology has released recommendations of preferred approaches for diagnosing and evaluating patients with abnormal liver test results.
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.
Patients diagnosed with upper functional gastroenterology disorders often have irritable bowel syndromeSeptember 30, 2016
The risk factors for IBS-FD overlap deserve more concern, according to the authors.
The mortality rate from pancreatic cancer is significantly higher in the American region than in the European and Western Pacific regions.
Most cases of chronic pancreatitis in women are from nonalcoholic etiologies, according to researchers.
The USPSTF has released a recommendation statement regarding screening adults for colorectal cancer.
Using a stepwise approach to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal bleeding can improve patient outcomes.
When recommending probiotics to patients, NPs should remember that different strains have different health benefits.
Women with Crohn disease who use oral contraceptives for more than 1 year have an increased risk of surgery.
The FDA warns that the antidiarrheal loperamide can lead to serious cardiac events when taken in high doses.
A congenital condition is found in an infant with respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms.
A patient comes to her yearly nutrition check-up 11 years after undergoing gastric bypass surgery with reports of loose stools with significant odor several times per day.
High gluten intake during the first 2 years of life was associated with an increased risk of celiac disease during childhood.
A low-dose aspirin regimen was associated with a 3% lower risk of cancer overall.