A double-blind trial compared the effectiveness of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate versus placebo for prevention of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus (HBV), while another study examined postpartum disease flares of treatment-naïve mothers
One recent study looked at whether NSAID use was linked to incident pancreatic adenocarcinoma, while the other examined acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity.
One recent study found a threefold increase in mortality among patients with childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) compared to individuals without the disease, while another found that patients with IBD have a higher risk of certain
One recent study identified four barriers to follow-up colonoscopy after a positive fecal-based test result, while another found that a delay of six months or more between a positive result and follow-up colonoscopy was associated with an increased
Recent research has found that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease and that this risk may be modified by anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy.
Studies published in August examined the association between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and heart failure and the effect of alcohol on cardiovascular risk in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
One study compared the hospitalization rate for autoimmune hepatitis among black, Latino, and Asian/Pacific Islander patients versus a reference rate among white patients, while another study retrospectively analyzed budesonide as a second-line
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.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices released new recommendations, a CDC-funded study examined vaccination rates among patients who have HIV infection, and the FDA approved a new vaccine.
Patient-specific reminders for clinicians performed best for increasing colorectal cancer screening in a French study, while an EHR alert appeared to successfully increase hepatitis C virus screening rates for baby boomers in a U.S. health care