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.
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
Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) work group, and the Choosing Wisely campaign all focused on hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
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
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.
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.
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.
Studies published in July found no unfavorable association between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and cognitive function.
The past month's gastroenterology research may not have been simple as ABC, but it did focus on the major types of hepatitis, including a hepatitis A outbreak, a comparison of hepatitis B drugs, and new data on hepatitis C complications and incidence