Women have a significantly lower risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) but a higher risk of developing advanced fibrosis from NAFLD, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Patients with ulcerative colitis treated with 5-aminosalicylates who require escalation to anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNF) therapy may be able to safely discontinue the first drug.
A retrospective cohort study looked at patients with cirrhosis who were enrolled in Medicare and had had more than four outpatient visits over 180 days.
Researchers analyzed eight studies with 353 patients to assess the effect of low-molecular-weight heparin or warfarin on recanalization, thrombosis progression, and bleeding.
The primary outcome of the retrospective cohort study was postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer within three years, defined as colorectal cancer diagnosed within six and 36 months after negative findings on index colonoscopy.
The global prevalence of metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease, a newly proposed term for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is “astonishingly high,” the authors of a recent meta-analysis found.
The guideline focuses on oral and topical 5-aminosalicylic acid medications, rectal corticosteroids, and oral budesonide in patients with mild to moderate disease.
Monotherapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with an immunosuppressive agent was associated with a lower risk of serious infection than a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonist alone or an anti-TNF plus an immunosuppressive agent, according to a
In a meta-analysis of 22 studies in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), weight loss interventions were associated with improvements in alanine aminotransferase level, liver steatosis, histologic NAFLD activity score, and
Although hypnotherapy did not improve quality of life, psychological symptoms, cognition, self-efficacy, or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms significantly more than an educational support program, it may provide relief to patients by changing