Colonoscopy in patients under propofol sedation may be enhanced with the water exchange (WE) method by significantly improving colon cleanliness and overall adenoma detection rate (ADR), suggests a recent study.
While gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is uncommon among patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the complication leads to greater morbidity, mortality and resource utilization, reports a new study.
Abdominal obesity, measured by waist circumference (WC), is a more robust predictor of the risk of advanced colorectal neoplasia (CRN) than overall obesity, measured by body mass index (BMI), in men, according to a study.
A personalized surveillance strategy according to risk stratification appears to be safe in the management of patients with serrated polyposis syndrome, reducing colonoscopy burden without risking an increased colorectal cancer incidence, a recent study has shown.
Use of tioguanine for at least 12 months appears to be effective in the maintenance treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and while adverse events are common, most are clinically tolerable, according to a recent study.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), delivered over the web or phone, yields superior improvements in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms and more favourable effects on life and mood in comparison with treatment as usual, according to data from the ACTIB* trial.
A new study reinforces the gut-brain connection in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), untangling the complex interplay between gut and brain health that could potentially lead to new therapies targeted at manipulating the gut microbiome to treat AD.