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Early Cholecystectomy Questioned for More Severe Acute Biliary Pancreatitis

Retrospective analysis suggests worse outcomes versus delayed procedure

Aug 25, 2023
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Ultra-Rare Immune System Disease Gets First FDA-Approved Treatment

Pozelimab reduced hospitalizations, albumin transfusions in CHAPLE disease patients

Aug 18, 2023
FDA APPROVED pozelimab (Veopoz) over a micrograph of the intestinal tissue of a child with CHAPLE disease.
Gut Microbiota Diversity Linked to Better Survival After Pediatric HSCT

Patients with higher diversity also had lower rates of acute graft-versus-host disease

Aug 10, 2023
A computer rendering of microbiota in the intestine.
Most Appendicitis Patients See Good Long-Term Outcomes With Conservative Tx

Decades after antibiotic treatment, 60% of patients had avoided appendectomy

Aug 10, 2023
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Dementia Risk Linked With Cumulative Heartburn Med Use, Analysis Suggests

Study adds to the ongoing discussion about proton pump inhibitors and cognition

Aug 09, 2023
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N.Y.C. Doctor Charged; MyChart Privacy Settlement; 4,000 Steps a Day

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Aug 09, 2023
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Microbiome Study Provides New Clues to Common Pathology of Inflammatory Conditions

Microbiota similarities, differences in patients with spondyloarthritis, Crohn's disease, uveitis

Aug 08, 2023
A computer rendering of microvilli with microbiota.
Study Questions Relationship Between Hospital Competition and Surgical Quality

Outcomes were mixed, depending on the operation

Aug 02, 2023
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Should Surgery Be Offered for Malignant Bowel Obstruction?

Study finds no benefit in terms of days alive and out of the hospital, but symptom burden eased

Aug 02, 2023
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Rotavirus Hospitalization in Kids Linked to Autoimmune Disease Later On

Higher risks for arthritis, connective tissue disorders, other diseases seen in Korean study

Jul 26, 2023
A transmission electron micrograph of rotavirus particles.
Gut Biome Altered in Inflammatory Arthritis, but Causal Direction Unclear

Authors of new study ready to exonerate intestinal flora as a cause of joint disease

Jul 26, 2023
A computer rendering of the intestinal microbiome
PPIs Linked to Worse Outcomes With Widely Used Breast Cancer Drug

Concomitant use of proton pump inhibitors with palbociclib associated with shorter survival

Jul 21, 2023
 A photo of the packaging of Ibrance capsules over a computer rendering of breast cancer.
Nixing Food Triggers Could Ease More Eosinophilic GI Disorders

Remission in stomach and duodenum, improved symptoms seen

Jul 20, 2023
 A photo of foods high in amino acids including chicken and beef, potatoes, eggs, cheese, and beans.
Lisa Marie Presley's Cause of Death; End of AIDS? Human-Animal COVID Transmission

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Jul 14, 2023
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
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