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Heartburn Meds Not Tied to Hip Fractures in Alzheimer’s Patients

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Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors in T2DM Linked to IBD

12:00 PM CDT. Higher risk of inflammatory bowel disease with longer use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor


February 2018 Briefing - Gastroenterology

March 01, 2018. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarThe right hypochondrium… Is it really “right”? A territorial dispute

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

Since the time one enters the realm of clinical medicine, the general area just inferior to the costal margins is introduced as the right and left hypochondriac regions (or, the right or the left hypochondrium). In the following discussion, I will confine myself to the example of the ‘right hypochondrium’.

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarSoft drink consumption may increase risk of pancreatic cancer

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Consuming two or more soft drinks per week increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer by nearly two-fold compared with individuals who did not consume soft drinks, according to a report in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.


Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Acute diarrhea

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.

Diarrhea is defined as either the passage of stools that are loose in consistency, the passage of 3 or more stools per day or the passage of at least…


RE: Investigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

By MrRobin

Great articles. learnt a lot from it.