One recent study assessed occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C-associated cirrhosis, while another looked at the effect of hepatobiliary cancer surveillance on outcomes in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
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.
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 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.
Recent studies assessed the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery and a medication to treat obesity, while the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its 2012 recommendations on behavioral interventions for adults with obesity.
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
Studies this month looked at colorectal cancer screening, risk associated with dietary patterns, and estimated U.S. incidence.