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Childhood-Onset IBD May Raise Risk of Cancer
 

(HealthDay News) Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face an increased risk of cancer that persists into adulthood, and is especially elevated for gastrointestinal cancers, research in The BM...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 GASTROENTEROLOGY

Diabetes Insipidus Can Occur After Stopping Vasopressin
 

(HealthDay News) Diabetes insipidus can occur following discontinuation of vasopressin infusion for septic shock, a case study in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics shows. Researchers ...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 CRITICAL CARE

High Rate of Anemia Seen After Weight-Loss Surgery
 

For many obese Americans, weight-loss surgery may lead to anemia, according to a research letter in JAMA Surgery. In a study of 74 patients (78% men; average age, 51 years) who underwent Roux-en-Y gastr...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Laser Tx Aids Genitourinary Symptoms of Menopause
 

Use of a fractional carbon dioxide (CO2) laser is a safe and effective treatment for genitourinary symptoms of menopause (GSM), according to research in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Patrick Lang, M.D...
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS

Monthly Feedback Linked to Improved Colonoscopy Quality
 

(HealthDay News) Monthly feedback significantly improves colonoscopy quality measures, but quarterly feedback does not, research in Gastroenterology and Hepatology shows. Researchers gave quarterly or m...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 FAMILY PRACTICE

Naloxegol Has No Effect on Opioid Dose in Opioid-Tied Constipation
 

(HealthDay News) For patients with noncancer pain and opioid-induced constipation (OIC), naloxegol has no clinically relevant effect on patient-reported pain levels or mean daily opioid dose, research i...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 GASTROENTEROLOGY

Insurer Market Power Lowers Providers’ Prices
 

Research in Health Affairs shows that in highly concentrated insurance and provider markets, hospital admission prices were 5% lower, and cardiologist, radiologist, and hematologist/oncologist visit pri...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 PRACTICE NEWS

Attempts to Prevent Tongue Swallowing Hinder Resuscitation
 

For athletes with cardiac arrest, attempts to prevent tongue swallowing are an obstacle to resuscitation, research in HeartRhythm shows. The researchers reviewed athletic event videos that captured card...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 BREAKING NEWS