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Monthly Archives: November 2019

On your way back from space? Watch out for leaky gut

Experiencing the weightlessness of space could compromise the ability of the gut epithelial barrier to keep foreign cells out ofREAD MORE ›

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6 reports on comorbid renal outcomes in liver disease

Patients with liver disease, especially those with advanced liver disease, may face comorbid renal-related complications including impaired renal function andREAD MORE ›

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POEM more effective than previous estimates for achalasia

Peroral endoscopic myotomy is highly safe and effective for at least 1 year for the treatment of achalasia and outperformedREAD MORE ›

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FDA grants priority review to pemigatinib for cholangiocarcinoma

The FDA granted priority review to pemigatinib for the treatment of patients with previously treated, locally advanced or metastatic cholangiocarcinomaREAD MORE ›

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Thyroid hormone receptor progresses to phase 2b for NASH

Viking Therapeutics announced the initiation of a phase 2b trial of VK2809, a novel liver-selective thyroid hormone receptor beta agonistREAD MORE ›

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Mental health diagnoses common in IBD, but may be lessening in veterans

Prevalence of mental health diagnoses like anxiety and depression among veteran patients with IBD have increased since 2000, but theREAD MORE ›

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VIDEO: FXR agonists provide multiple hepatic improvements in NASH

BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Arun Sanyal, MD, professor of medicine at Virginia CommonwealthREAD MORE ›

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FDA warns 15 companies for selling products containing CBD

The FDA recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, according to aREAD MORE ›

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Complete endoscopic healing linked with better Crohn’s outcomes

Patients with Crohn’s disease who achieved complete mucosal healing experienced better outcomes than those who just had partial healing, accordingREAD MORE ›

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US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades, reaching 78.9 years in 2016, but itREAD MORE ›

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