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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Few US adults participate in all recommended healthy behaviors

Less than 7% of U.S. adults engaged in all five healthy behaviors recommended by public health institutions, including HHS, theREAD MORE ›

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Q&A: Will governments implement COVID-19 ‘immunity passports’?

The United States, the United Kingdom, Chile, Germany and Italy have proposed using “immunity passports” as a potential strategy forREAD MORE ›

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Healio launches Oncology Overdrive podcast

This month, Healio announced the launch of its latest podcast, Oncology Overdrive.Hosted by oncologist Shikha Jain, MD, FACP, each episodeREAD MORE ›

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Aspirin doubles risk for upper GI bleeding events in older adults

Aspirin almost doubles the risk for serious upper gastrointestinal bleeding in older people and can further increase with age, smoking,READ MORE ›

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Work with older patients on polypharmacy, experts say

May has been commemorated as Older Americans Month since 1963, according to the Administration for Community Living.Nearly 1 in 3READ MORE ›

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IBD pain not well controlled during hospitalization

Pain scores in patients with inflammatory bowel disease did not improve during hospitalization despite high opioid use, according to researchREAD MORE ›

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One-third of IBD patients do not undergo objective assessment, TDM

Approximately one-third of patients who underwent either a biologic dose change or discontinuation did not undergo objective disease activity assessmentREAD MORE ›

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Cholecystectomy linked with disease activity in Crohn’s

Cholecystectomy in patients with Crohn’s disease was associated with markers of disease activity and worse quality of life in aREAD MORE ›

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Negative screening colonoscopy linked with reduced CRC, mortality

A single negative screening colonoscopy correlated with reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality for up to 17.4 years, according toREAD MORE ›

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Uncovering gastrointestinal involvement in systemic sclerosis requires ‘asking the right questions’

Although rheumatologists are more attuned to the skin symptoms associated with systemic sclerosis, there should be a “heightened awareness” ofREAD MORE ›

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