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Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can have bowel abnormalities, including ischaemia, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.

Several studies have evaluated the chest imaging findings in COVID-19, which helped improve understanding of how the disease...

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published new guidelines for the management of gout.

The updated guideline, published in Arthritis Care & Research, reflects new clinical evidence that became available since the ACR last released a treatment guideline for the...

A new guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters provides recommendations for the management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in paediatric and adult patients.

The guideline, published in Annals...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to pemigatinib (Pemazyre), the first treatment approved for adults with certain types of previously treated, advanced cholangiocarcinoma.

“With [pemigatinib], we considered the observed efficacy results to be...

Because of the potential risk of transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) via fecal microbiota for transplantation (FMT), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that additional protections are needed for any investigational use of FMT,...

Autoimmunity appears to be increasing in the United States, according to a study published in Arthritis and Rheumatology.

Frederick Miller, MD, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and colleagues...

The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) has released a clinical insight document for clinicians and frontline healthcare providers who are treating patients with liver disease during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

The document assesses how...

People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery, according to a study published in Annals of Surgery.

Although some weight regain was common after surgery, weight regain to within 5...

Digestive symptoms are common in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), occurring as the chief complaint in nearly half of patients presenting to hospital, according to a new descriptive, cross-sectional multicentre study from China published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology....

Proton pump inhibitors may lead to an increased risk of fractures in children and adolescents, according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

“This study suggests an increased risk of fracture among otherwise healthy paediatric patients...

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