An artificial intelligence system with deep learning has been proposed to automatically detect erosions and ulcerations in WCE images.
The FDA recently released results of a review that found an increased risk of aortic ruptures or tears with the use of fluoroquinolones. As part of the safety warning, the FDA has recommendations for providers, including avoidance of fluoroquinolones in patients with a history of aortic aneurysm or those at risk for an aneurysm; to
A study published in the Journal of Primary Care & Community Health showed that patients with hepatitis C virus treated at health facilities that served American Indian/Alaska Natives had better outcomes when the clinics collaborated with pharmacists. The study demonstrated that interdisciplinary teamwork improved outcomes in this at-risk and disadvantaged group. This could serve as
Research recently published in the seminal journal Gastroenterology failed to find evidence of alterations in key markers of bone formation and metabolism in postmenopausal women on PPI’s. The study examined calcium absorption, serum or urine mineral levels, parathyroid hormone, Vitamin D status, or bone-mineral density with 6 months of PPI therapy. The prospective double-blind study
Inflammatory bowel disease patients who take antidepressants may also get relief from their inflammation, according to a study published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. “Apart from improving mood, it is observed that the anti-inflammatory properties of antidepressants may influence the inflammatory response directly,” the authors wrote. “Other research suggests a bidirectional relationship between IBD activity and