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Treating preterm infants with antibiotics for more than 20 months appears to promote the development of multidrug-resistant gut bacteria, according to a study published in Nature Microbiology. Andrew J. Gasparrini, MD, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, and...
Oral antibiotics can alter the human immune response to seasonal influenza vaccination, according to a study published in the journal Cell. Thomas Hagan, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, California, and colleagues examined 33 healthy adult participants. One group of 22 volunteers was studied...
Four modifiable risk factors could individually account for a notable proportion of hyperuricemia cases, according to a study published in Arthritis...
Resumption of anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy after a gastrointestinal bleeding event is associated with a lower risk of vascular events and death and a higher rebleeding risk, according to a study published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. For the study, Carlos Sostres, MD,...
By Denise Baez A deep learning model demonstrated high sensitivity and specificity for real-time automated diagnosis of precancerous lesions and early oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in endoscopic images and video datasets, according to a study published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. LinJie...

Conference Reports

By Walter Alexander

CHICAGO -- June 4, 2019 -- Administering a lower dose of chemotherapy to frail or elderly patients with advanced gastroesophageal cancer does not compromise cancer control or survival, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American...

By Frances Morin

SAN DIEGO -- May 23, 2019 -- While routine proton-pump inhibitor use is not warranted in patients receiving low-dose anticoagulation and/or aspirin for stable cardiovascular disease, it may be warranted in patients at high risk for peptic-ulcer complications, according to...

By Frances Morin

SAN DIEGO -- May 22, 2019 -- The use of an endoscopic and ultrasound-guided approach to selective variceal devascularisation (EUS-SVD) offers significantly improved outcomes compared with endoscopic-only variceal obturation (EVO) in the secondary prevention of variceal...

By Frances Morin

SAN DIEGO -- May 22, 2019 -- The use of pre-operative anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) shows no increase in the risk of infection in surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a large prospective multi-center cohort study presented here on May 18 at...

By Frances Morin

SAN DIEGO -- May 21, 2019 -- The prophylactic use of haemoclipping following polypectomy shows no benefit in preventing bleeding, according to results from a large, prospective trial presented here on May 18 at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019.

“These data call...

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