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Women Underrepresented in U.S. Health System Leadership

Dec 03, 2021

THURSDAY, Dec. 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Women are underrepresented in senior leadership throughout the U.S. health system, according to a research letter published online Nov. 29 in JAMA Network Op...

AI-Augmented System Aids Classification of Colorectal Polyps

Dec 02, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Use of an artificial intelligence (AI)-augmented digital system that annotates regions of interest within digitalized polyp tissue and predicts polyp types ...

FDA Approves Livtencity for Posttransplant Cytomegalovirus

Dec 01, 2021

MONDAY, Nov. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug for treating posttransplant cytomegalovirus (CMV) that has not responded to available antivi...

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Hepatic Steatosis in Obesity and T2DM

Dec 01, 2021

MONDAY, Nov. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are highly effective for reducing hepatic steatosis in patients with severe obesity and type 2 dia...

Colorectal Cancer Risk Up for Patients With Psoriasis

Dec 01, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a review published in the December issue of the Journal of the Ameri...

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Dec 01, 2021

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Few institutions have clear policies that specifically address sexual harassment from patients toward physicians and staff, according to a research letter pu...

Six Proteins Upregulated Years Before Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis

Nov 29, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Six inflammatory proteins are upregulated in plasma several years before diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, according to a report published in the November i...

[Serum of Mice Immunized with Mt1-MMP Metalloproteinase Reduces Migration Potential of Pancreatic Cancer Cells].

Nov 29, 2021

Expression levels of matrix metalloproteinases, in particular MT1-MMP, are elevated in pancreatic cancer (PC) cells, and this is associated with increased tumor proliferation, invasion, and migration....

Metformin-associated lactic acidosis exacerbated by acute kidney injury in an overseas traveler.

Nov 29, 2021

We report the case of metformin-associated lactic acidosis (MALA) exacerbated by acute kidney injury (AKI) in a 65-year-old Asian American woman who was an overseas traveler. She had vomiting and diar...

Risk Factors for Malnutrition among IBD Patients.

Nov 29, 2021

(1) Background: Malnutrition is a highly prevalent complication in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). It is strongly associated with poor clinical outcomes and quality of life. Screening...

Effectiveness of Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet for Induction of Remission in Crohn's Disease Adult Patients.

Nov 29, 2021

Exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) is a first-line treatment in active, mild to moderate Crohn's disease (CD) in children. The Crohn's disease exclusion diet (CDED), which avoids products known to have...

A Comprehensive Coordinator Supported Hepatitis C Virus Testing and Linkage to Treatment Program at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States.

Nov 29, 2021

Since 2020, the US Preventive Services Taskforce has recommended expanding hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening to include ages 18-79, in addition to baby boomers (born 1945-1965) and those at-risk for h...

Dyspepsia in Montenegrin chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis: endoscopic and histopathological features.

Nov 29, 2021

The main purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of dyspepsia and contributing factors in Montenegrin maintenance hemodialysis patients.The study included 43 patients undergoing hemod...

Feasibility and usefulness of recommended screenings at long-term follow-up clinics for hematopoietic cell transplant survivors.

Nov 29, 2021

Advances in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT) have resulted in a growing number of transplant survivors; however, long-term survivors are at risk of developing late complication...

Predictive factors of survival of colorectal cancer patients after para-aortic lymph node metastasis.

Nov 29, 2021

Para-aortic lymph node (PALN) metastasis is an ominous manifestation indicating a poor prognosis in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients; however, some treatments prolong survival. In this study, we inv...

Prevalence of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis in IBD Explored

Nov 24, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- The pooled prevalence of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is 2.16 percent in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review publ...

Sulfur Microbial Diet May Increase Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Nov 24, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Greater adherence to a sulfur microbial diet is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) in both men and women, according to a study p...

Blacks, Hispanics Still Underrepresented in Cancer Clinical Trials

Nov 22, 2021

MONDAY, Nov. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic patients remain underrepresented in cancer trials, despite increased participation from 2015 to 2019, according to a study published online...

Cost-Effectiveness of Nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine Versus Gemcitabine Monotherapy for Patients with Unresectable Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer in Japan.

Nov 22, 2021

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine (GnP) compared with gemcitabine monotherapy (G) for patients with unresectable metastatic pancreatic ...

Frequency and diversity of small plasmids in mesophilic Aeromonas isolates from fish, water and sediment.

Nov 22, 2021

Plasmids are autonomous genetic elements ubiquitously present in bacteria. In addition to containing genetic determinants responsible for their replication and stability, some plasmids may carry genes...