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PPIs Not Found to Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

June 28, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. New research debunks other studies suggesting that PPIs cause mental decline Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Family History Questionnaire Ups Genetic Counseling for CRC

June 23, 2017 Findings in patients who received family history questionnaire before outpatient colonoscopy

1991-2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State

June 22, 2017 Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage

HCC Drops Beyond Five Years of Entecavir/Tenofovir Tx for Hep B

June 21, 2017 Older age, lower platelets at baseline and year five, liver stiffness ≥12 kPa linked to HCC development

NSAID Use, Survival Link Varies With KRAS Status in CRC Patients

June 20, 2017 Use of NSAIDs tied to better survival for colorectal cancer survivors with KRAS wild-type tumors

Imaging of Pelvis Has Limited Value in Hepatocellular Cancer

June 20, 2017 More than 80 percent of patients had no findings on MRI or CT; findings rarely linked to metastatic dz

Endurance Exercise Tied to Gastrointestinal Implications

June 19, 2017 People who exercise excessively may be prone to 'exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome'

Donor Microbes Can Persist Long-Term After Fecal Transplant

June 16, 2017 Small study shows transplanted bacteria are still there two years on

20 Percent of Hospital Patients Have Side Effects From Abx Rx

June 16, 2017 One-fifth of those who had antibiotic-related side effects didn't require the drugs in the first place

Modified Colorectal CA Screening Score Improves Risk Prediction

June 16, 2017 Addition of BMI to Asia Pacific Colorectal Screening score improves risk prediction of neoplasia

High HCV Cure Rates in HIV Coinfection Cases at Urban Clinic

June 15, 2017 Sustained virologic response rate of 97 percent, with no variation by race in predominantly black cohort

Risk of HPV-Linked Second Cancers Up After Anal Cancer

June 15, 2017 Men have higher standardized incidence ratio than women for second primary malignancy

Antiplatelet Bleeding Risk Higher Than Expected for Older Patients

June 14, 2017 Research suggests proton-pump inhibitors should be co-prescribed in patients age 75+ years

Rate of X-Ray Can Be Reduced for Constipation in Pediatric ER

June 14, 2017 Rational subgrouping, stratification on statistical process control charts can cut abdominal radiographs

Coffee, Herbal Tea Consumption May Protect Against Liver Disease

June 13, 2017 Frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption inversely associated with liver stiffness

Case Report: Hyperammonemia to Be Considered in Cirrhosis Setting

June 13, 2017 Authors describe case of 58-year-old man who received blood obtained 17, 20 days earlier