Gastroenterology

NASH rapidly overtaking hepatitis C as cause of liver cancer

FROM THE JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEPATOLOGY Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is rapidly eclipsing ...

Pioglitazone benefited NASH patients with and without T2DM

FROM CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY Pioglitazone therapy given for 18 months benefited patients with ...

Pre–bariatric surgery weight loss improves outcomes

FROM THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS Preoperative weight loss improves bariatric ...

Colorectal cancer deaths projected for 2018

Colon and rectal cancer mortality is expected to be about 15.5/100,000 population in 2018, ...

Study spotlights body image dissatisfaction in pediatric IBD

REPORTING FROM CROHN’S & COLITIS CONGRESS LAS VEGAS (FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS) – Among pediatric ...

Engineered liver models to study human hepatotropic pathogens

FROM CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY Recently, exciting clinical progress has been made ...