Patients with psoriasis appear to be at greater risk for developing colorectal cancer, suggests a recent study, noting how gastroenterology consultation and colonoscopic examination are indicated for such individuals presenting with bowel symptoms.
In the treatment of patients with cirrhosis and hepatic encephalopathy (HE), the ammonia scavenger ornithine phenylacetate is safe and similar to placebo in terms of time to clinical improvement, according to data from a phase IIb trial.
An energy-restricted Mediterranean diet combined with physical activity (PA) results in better high-density lipoprotein (HDL) triglyceride metabolism compared with a nonrestrictive diet without PA in older adults with metabolic syndrome (MetS), reports a study.
The risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) among patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and bridging fibrosis is low, reveals a recent study. In addition, dose-dependent statin can substantially lower the risk of HCC in patients with NASH cirrhosis.