In immunocompetent patients admitted at a community hospital, comorbidities such as advanced gastric cancer and atrophic gastritis (AG), as well as treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPI), seem to aggravate the risk of developing oesophageal candidiasis (EC), a recent study has found.
Combining the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte (PLR) ratios with existing diagnostic methods helps improve early detection of second primary cancers (SPC) after initial gastric cancer (GC), a recent study has found.
Acute surgical repair of large para-oesophageal hernias (POH) can be safely performed, yielding low morbidity and mortality rates, and leads to improved quality of life (QoL) among patients, a recent study has found.
A once-daily oral formulation of ozanimod, a selective sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulator, outdid placebo as induction and maintenance therapy for moderate-to-severe* active ulcerative colitis (UC), findings from the phase III True North study have shown.
The consumption of fructose from fruit juice and sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs), but not from fruit, is associated with higher intrahepatic lipid (IHL) content, according to data from a cross-sectional study presented at EASD 2021.