The questionnaire, which covered medication use and accessibility, medication obstacles, lactulose use, diuretic use, beta-blocker use, and dietary sodium use, was validated in a study of 582 outpatients and 131 inpatients.
Ferric carboxymaltose and ferric derisomaltose worked well to resolve anemia from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the former was associated with low serum phosphate levels, according to an industry-funded trial.
Among women, only consumption of ready-to-eat or -heat mixed dishes was linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a new analysis of the Health Professionals Follow-up Study and Nurses' Health Studies.
Recent studies linked the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists to risk of digestive diseases, such as acute cholecystitis.
The randomized trial was stopped early due to lack of benefit and significantly higher risk of fluid overload in patients receiving an aggressive fluid resuscitation strategy compared to those getting moderate resuscitation.
A 21-year-old man with type 1 diabetes presented to the hospital with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Physical exam showed hepatosplenomegaly.
This month's article reviews the best testing method for diagnostic accuracy, criteria that predict poor outcomes, first-line treatment strategies, prevention of recurrent infection in high-risk patients, and when to offer fecal microbiota transplantation.
Reports on purple urine in a patient with chronic constipation, long-term use of metronidazole mimicking hepatic encephalopathy, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia involving the liver were published in the past month.
Because of this risk, the FDA determined that additional protections are required for any investigational use of fecal microbiota transplantation if it involves stool donated on or after March 15, 2022.
The treatment is indicated to improve kidney function in adults with hepatorenal syndrome with rapid reduction in kidney function.
The recall was initiated after reports from clinicians that the pumps were delivering medications faster than expected.