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JOURNAL UPDATE

Omalizumab Ups Efficacy of Multifood Oral Immunotherapy

December 12, 2017. 12:00 PM CST. Findings in multifood allergic pediatric patients Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bariatric Surgery Alters Liver Fatty Acid Metabolism

December 08, 2017 Increased blood flow may contribute to improved liver metabolism after surgery

Metabolic Risk Factors Linked to Severe Liver Disease

December 07, 2017 Diabetes only significant predictor among alcohol risk users; alcohol use predictive for non-risk drinkers

Different Weight Loss Patterns Observed Following Bariatric Sx

December 06, 2017 Mean weight loss of 38.2 kg (28.4 percent), 18.8 kg (14.9 percent) seven years after RYGB, LAGB

In CAD With GI Bleeding, Higher Mortality With Triple Therapy

December 06, 2017 Increased mortality at 90 days in patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding, coronary artery disease

Polyethylene Glycol Deemed Less Effective for Colon Prep

December 06, 2017 Randomized study found pulsed irrigation evacuation, sodium phosphate to be superior

Acute Intermittent Porphyria Described in Teen Girl

December 05, 2017 Clinical picture seemed consistent with constipation, but hyponatremia did not fit with diagnosis

Relevant Health Care Price Info Hard to Find Online

December 04, 2017 17 percent of sites have geographically relevant price estimates, with variation by intervention

Oral Microbiome Composition Linked to Esophageal Cancer Risk

December 04, 2017 Periodontal pathogen Tannerella forsythia linked to increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma

ACC Guides Treatment of Bleeding With Oral Anticoagulation

December 01, 2017 Pathway supports clinician decision making during management of patients with bleeding complications

Differences in Cancer Survival by Type of Insurance

December 01, 2017 Survival up in patients with private insurance, Medicare; no change or drop with other, no insurance

>40% of Cancers, Cancer Deaths Due to Modifiable Risk Factors

December 01, 2017 Cigarette smoking accounts for highest proportion of cancer cases (19.0 percent), deaths (28.8 percent)

Lower Microbial Diversity in the Gut in Anorexia Nervosa

December 01, 2017 Alpha diversity lower in anorexia nervosa, obese participants versus other groups; highest for athletes

Mortality Up for Some Cancers in Urban-Dwelling Native Americans

November 30, 2017 Urban American Indians and Alaskan Natives with cancer have significantly higher comorbidity burden

FODMAP Diet Beats General Dietary Advice for IBS

November 30, 2017 Although both low FODMAP diet and GDA in patients with IBS-D led to improvement

Fecal Microbial Transplant by Oral Capsule Noninferior for CDI

November 29, 2017 FMT by capsule noninferior to FMT by colonoscopy for prevention of recurrent C. difficile infection