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Monthly Archives: January 2020

CRC incidence spikes between ages 49 and 50 years

A steep increase in incidence of colorectal cancer among patients aged between 49 and 50 years may suggest that manyREAD MORE ›

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VIDEO: Mental health ‘really matters’ in medicine

AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video from Crohn’s and Colitis Congress, Megan E. Riehl, PsyD, a clinical psychologist atREAD MORE ›

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EMR dashboard improves pediatric anemia detection, treatment in IBD

AUSTIN, Texas — Incorporating electronic medical record-activated alerts in a pediatric inflammatory bowel disease center improved the detection and treatmentREAD MORE ›

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VIDEO: Patient-reported outcome system may help ‘drill down’ QOL issues after IPAA

AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video from Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, assistant professor ofREAD MORE ›

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Just 1% of providers prescribed half of all opioid doses in 2017

In 2017, a mere 1% of providers were responsible for 49% of all opioid doses and 27% of opioid prescriptionsREAD MORE ›

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H. pylori treatment reduces gastric cancer risk for certain individuals with family history of disease

Treatment to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infection decreased the risk for gastric cancer among first-degree relatives of individuals with the malignancy,READ MORE ›

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FDA issues stronger constipation warning for clozapine

The FDA issued a new safety communication announcing a strengthened warning about the risks of untreated constipation among patients whoREAD MORE ›

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VIDEO: Start with the ‘basics’ when positioning therapies for UC

AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video from Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, James Lindsay, PhD, FRCP, professor of inflammatory bowelREAD MORE ›

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Antisense oligonucleotide therapy for triglyceride reduction shows positive top-line results

Akcea Therapeutics and Ionis Pharmaceuticals announced that a phase 2 study of AKCEA-ANGPTL3-LRx for the treatment of patients with hypertriglyceridemia,READ MORE ›

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Estimated global prevalence of pediatric HCV at more than 3 million

An analysis of peer-reviewed articles provided global prevalence estimates of hepatitis C virus in children, according to data from aREAD MORE ›

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