Anti-platelet therapy does not influence the outcome of patients undergoing hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases, an observational study
To evaluate the impact of anti-platelet therapy on the outcomes of patients undergoing liver resection for CRLM. Secondary aim was to determine whether anti-platelet therapy...
19 hours ago - International Journal of Surgery - 2 articles
Abnormal ALT after HBeAg seroclearance increases liver cancer risk
Patients with hepatitis B had a higher risk for hepatocellular carcinoma after HBV e antigen seroclearance if they were men, had higher levels of HBV DNA, were unable to...
1 day ago - Healio
Eight-week hepatitis C treatment regimen may be just as effective as 12 weeks in black patients
A study by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute found that contrary to current hepatitis C treatment guidelines, an eight-week treatment regimen may be just as effective...
2 days ago - News Medical
ID physicians define new role in opioid crisis
The opioid epidemic in the United States has affected millions, exposing them to health risks that include a range of infectious diseases. HHS estimates that in 2016, 11.5...
2 days ago - Healio
Ingestion of Fireworks: Rare Cause of Poisoning in Children
Background Mistaken ingestion of all manner of toxic matter is common in childhood, but poisoning with fireworks and matchsticks is rare. Fireworks usually contain 10% yellow...
2 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Most HIV/HCV coinfected patients do not clear HCV spontaneously
BOSTON - The vast majority of patients with HIV do not spontaneously clear acute hepatitis C virus, according to research presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and...
2 days ago - Healio
Alcohol misuse may accelerate cortical aging in older adults
Longitudinal study findings showed that frontal cortical volume shortages in adults with alcohol dependence accelerated age-dependent decline, and the negative effect is...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
HBV genotype, antigen status correlate with RNA levels
Factors associated with serum hepatitis B RNA levels include HBV e antigen status, serum alanine aminotransferase, HBV genotype and the presence of basal core promoter...
3 days ago - Healio
Harvoni equally effective after 8, 12 weeks in black patients with HCV
Recently published data showed that treatment outcomes did not differ between 8 weeks and 12 weeks of Harvoni among black patients with hepatitis C, contrary to guideline...
3 days ago - Healio
DAAs for HCV do not increase liver cancer recurrence after local-regional therapy
Recently published data showed no association between direct-acting antiviral therapy and an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence among liver transplantation...
4 days ago - Healio
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Exact Cause of Type 2 Diabetes Identified
The elevated levels of the metabolite MG were found to be the exact of type 2 diabetes and not insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels.
Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Well-child Visits Could be the Perfect Time to Help New Mothers
Interconception care encourages providers to discuss these risk factors with mothers at their baby's checkups during their first two years of life.
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Black Americans exposed to more pollution raising heart risk 25%
Black Americans' higher exposures to pollution from living near highways may account for 25 percent of their elevated heart disease risks, new University of Pittsburgh research...
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.