Patients with active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a greater risk of recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) following first-time MI compared to non-IBD patients.
Extra pounds cause the liver to age faster, potentially explaining why obesity is linked to diseases like liver cancer and insulin resistance.
Prior research has suggested that drinking coffee may help protect the liver, but new findings indicate caffeine might not be the active ingredient at work.
Salix announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted final approval for Uceris (budesonide) 2mg rectal foam for the induction of remission in patients with active mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis (UC) extending up to 40cm from the anal verge.
A few healthy habits could reduce the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC).
For patients with relapsing Clostridium difficile infection, administration of frozen fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) capsules from prescreened unrelated donors is feasible.
It's safe to chew gum while fasting before surgery, researchers report.
Ferring announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new cranberry flavor for Prepopik (sodium picosulfate, magnesium oxide, anhydrous citric acid) for oral solution.