• Could Gallstone Disease Predict Pancreatic Cancer?

    14 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Gallstone disease may be a red flag for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma , a researcher reported.
    PDAC patients were diagnosed nearly three times more often with gallstone disease compared to people without cancer in the...
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  • Cardiovascular disease more prevalent in lean vs. overweight, obese patients with NAFLD

    Cardiovascular disease more prevalent in lean vs. overweight, obese patients with NAFLD

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Lean patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were at greater risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease compared with overweight or obese patients, according to a researcher at the Digestive Disease Week 2022 media briefing.
    “NAFLD in lean individuals is not a benign disease,” Karn Wijarnpreecha, MD, MPH, a transplant hepatology fellow at the University of Michigan, told Healio. “Attention to cardiac risk stratification and intervention is warranted for lean patients with NAFLD,”
    In a retrospective study conducted from 2012 to 2021, Wijarnpreecha and
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