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CDC calls for all U.S. adults to be screened for hepatitis B

All adults should undergo triple-panel screening at least once in their lives, and screening should be repeated during the first trimester of every pregnancy, the CDC said.
24 Mar 2023

Colonoscopies often recommended to patients with limited life expectancy

A study of patients ages 65 years and older found that 58.1% of those with life expectancy of less than five years and no polyps or only small hyperplastic polyps were told to return for future surveillance, as were 74.8% of those with life expectancy of five to 10 years.
24 Mar 2023

European trial finds reduction in cancers but not deaths with invitation to colonoscopy screening

Healthy patients in Poland, Norway, and Sweden were randomized to usual care or an invitation to screening colonoscopy; only 42% of invited patients responded. The invited group had an 18% lower risk of colorectal cancer at 10 years compared to the usual care group.
28 Oct 2022

More tools available for treating IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disorder, but understanding of its pathophysiology and treatment has greatly progressed over the years.
24 Feb 2023

Improving celiac disease diagnosis

Celiac disease should be a differential diagnosis in patients with several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
24 Feb 2023

Use of warfarin down, DOACs up in commercially insured patients with cirrhosis, nonvalvular afib

While more than half of eligible patients with cirrhosis and concurrent nonvalvular atrial fibrillation did not receive anticoagulation between 2012 and 2019, use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) increased substantially during that time, a recent study found.
27 Jan 2023

ACG updates, reaffirms guidelines on evaluation, management of patients with celiac disease

The diagnostic approach to celiac disease in adults using serological and histologic data remains unchanged from the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 2013 clinical guidelines.
27 Jan 2023

Response to linaclotide for IBS constipation can still appear after four weeks

An industry-funded analysis of four randomized trials of linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation found that improvement in abdominal and bowel symptoms occurred after four weeks of treatment in 1 in 6 and 1 in 10 patients, respectively.
23 Dec 2022

Guideline suggests prescription medications when lifestyle change ineffective for weight loss

For adults with obesity or overweight with weight-related complications, the American Gastroenterological Association found moderate certainty of benefit for four medications: semaglutide, liraglutide, phentermine-topiramate ER, or naltrexone-bupropion.
28 Oct 2022

Get comfortable talking about obesity

In this month's Pearls from I.M. Peers, a new video feature from ACP Internist, Kimberly N. Sims, MD, FACP, explained ways to make obesity counseling easier for patients and for their doctors.
22 Apr 2022

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