Patients with cirrhosis were the focus of several recent studies, which reviewed the evidence behind nutritional assessment, calculated the cost-effectiveness of hepatocellular carcinoma screening, and estimated the prevalence of nonalcoholic
Studies published in May found a potential benefit of statin therapy for three different conditions.
Recent research focused on colorectal neoplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), identifying both risk factors, including a novel association with cigarette smoke exposure, and protective factors.
Research in the past month focused on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and functional dyspepsia, finding a worse disease prognosis among patients with both conditions versus IBS alone, as well as sex-based differences and an inverse association
Research in the past month found that infliximab blunts the body's immune response to COVID-19 infection, that both infliximab and adalimumab are effective in long-term treatment of outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and that
Recent studies looked at the increasing prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in patients without overweight or obesity and compared clinical characteristics of these patients with both healthy controls and patients with obesity and
In the past month, researchers assessed potential treatments of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), reviewed likely causes of the condition, and quantified the daily challenges facing patients with IBS.
One study looked at 10-year U.S. mortality trends related to chronic liver diseases, while another assessed mortality from cirrhosis and liver cancer in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016.
New diagnoses of colorectal cancer plummeted at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and diagnosis and management were also the focus of recent research and a clinical practice update from the American Gastroenterological Association.
Recent research on Clostridioides difficile infection found changing trends in infection rates at Veterans Health Administration hospitals and questioned common practices with regard to treatment.