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Legalization of Medical Marijuana Beneficial for Cancer Patients

Reduction seen in rate of one or more opioid days and in the rate of one or more pain-related hospital events


Monday, December 5, 2022

More Biosimilars Marketed in Germany, Switzerland Than U.S.

Monthly treatment costs of biosimilars were higher in the United States than corresponding costs in Germany, Switzerland


Friday, December 2, 2022

Personalized Counseling May Overcome Non-Follow-Up After Positive FIT Test

Lack of knowledge, decision-making difficulties among factors identified with non-follow-up


Friday, December 2, 2022

Sleeve Gastrectomy Compared to Gastric Bypass for Teens With Obesity

Sleeve gastrectomy tied to lower health care utilization, but five-year death, complications, reoperation, revision similar to gastric bypass


Friday, December 2, 2022

First FDA-Approved Fecal-Based Treatment Helps Fight C. difficile

Rebyota is prepared from human stool donated by qualified individuals


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Predictors of Diabetes in Chronic Pancreatitis Identified

Type 2 diabetes risk factors were predominant for diabetes occurring before chronic pancreatitis


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Quality Improvement Collaborative Improving Cancer Screening Postpandemic

National Return-to-Screening collaborative linked to improvements in cancer screening compared with prepandemic, pandemic periods


Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Left Digit Bias Seen in Acceptance of Organs for Donation

5.4 percent decrease seen in probability of any organ placement at age 70 versus 69 years


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Robotic Resection Cuts Perioperative Morbidity With Liver Cancer

Overall survival and cumulative incidence of death related to tumor recurrence similar to open resection


Monday, November 28, 2022

Bariatric Surgery Cuts CVD Risk in Patients With Obesity, NAFLD

Findings seen versus nonsurgical care among individuals with severe obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease


Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Adults Lack Knowledge About Signs of Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network survey revealed knowledge gaps exist across ages, genders


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

7.7 Million Deaths Associated With 33 Bacterial Pathogens in 2019

Deaths associated with these pathogens comprised 13.6 percent of all global deaths, 56.2 percent of all sepsis-related deaths


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Oncogenic Variants Identified in ~10 Percent With Appendix Cancer

Mutations identified in MUTYH, in the MLH1 gene, and in other cancer predisposition genes


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

FDA: Patients Should Be Cautious When Using Online Pharmacies to Buy Meds

Red flags include pharmacies that do not require a doctor's prescription or have a licensed pharmacist to answer questions


Friday, November 18, 2022

Cancer Screening and Detection Remain Below Prepandemic Levels

Lower screening rates for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancers suggest 'pattern of forgone care,' according to researchers


Friday, November 18, 2022

Sleep Dysregulation Ups Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Short sleep duration and daytime napping associated with Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis


Friday, November 18, 2022

COVID-19 Not Tied to Worse Inflammatory Bowel Disease Outcomes

Findings based on primary composite outcome of IBD-related hospitalization or surgery with 394 days of median follow-up


Friday, November 18, 2022

Cancer Mortality Up With Residential Racial, Economic Segregation

Segregation was associated with increased mortality for 12 of 13 cancer sites examined


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Rate of Adverse Physical Effects High With Ayahuasca Use

69.9 percent of sample reported acute physical health effects; 2.3 percent reported need for subsequent medical attention


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Artificial Intelligence-Aided Colonoscopy Does Not Increase Cancer Detection

AIAC group had lower adenoma and polyp detection rates; lower median number of adenomas, polyps detected per colonoscopy


Thursday, November 17, 2022

FDA Oversight of Clinical Trials Described as 'Grossly Inadequate'

Article describes inadequate oversight relating to development of COVID-19 vaccines and predating the pandemic


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Multidimensional Factors Shaped Physician Stress During Pandemic

Physicians' perceptions of occupational stress at individual level were shaped by stressors within and across four levels


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Underutilized in the U.S.

Cohort of pediatric patients undergoing bariatric procedures was mainly female, White, and privately insured


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Bepirovirsen Studied for Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Dosage regimens for bepirovirsen explored in phase 2b, randomized, investigator-unblinded trial


Monday, November 14, 2022

Eradicating H. pylori Cuts Aspirin-Related Peptic Ulcer Bleeding in the Short Term

Protection against aspirin-associated peptic ulcer bleeding in older adults lost after the first 2.5 years


Monday, November 14, 2022

16 Illnesses, One Death Reported From Listeria in Deli Meat, Cheese

Many of the 16 who got sick are of Eastern European background or speak Russian and ate food from deli counters


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Risk for Advanced Fibrosis Examined for Relatives of NAFLD Patients

Age 50 years or older, male sex, diabetes mellitus, first-degree relative with NAFLD with advanced fibrosis predict advanced fibrosis


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Willingness to Use Videohealth Increased During Pandemic

Increase especially pronounced for Black adults and adults with lower educational attainment


Tuesday, November 8, 2022

ENT-01 Safe, Improves Constipation in Patients With Parkinson Disease

Improvement seen in weekly complete spontaneous bowel movement rate and in secondary end points


Monday, November 7, 2022


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