Today's Health News

Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity

Risk significantly increased for suicide attempt and mood, anxiety, personality, eating disorders

Lipophilic Statins May Cut Liver Cancer in Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Inverse link is dose-dependent; lowest 10-year HCC risk seen with 600 or more lipophilic statin cDDDs

Certain Dietary Supplements Tied to Dysphagia, Choking in Seniors

Most reports of swallowing complications involve multivitamins or calcium supplements

GERD Associated With Chronic Temporomandibular Disorder

Somatization, anxiety, and undermined sleep moderately mediated correlation between GERD, TMD

Mechanical, Oral Antibiotic Bowel Prep Yields No Benefit for Colectomy

Authors urge reconsideration of recommendations for these types of bowel preps for elective colectomy

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016

Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research

Short-term interest significantly increased for those viewing large TV monitors in ED waiting room

CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada

Almost 70 percent of adults aged 40 to 79 years used at least one prescription drug in past 30 days

Gluten Intake, Celiac Disease Linked in Genetically Predisposed

Increased gluten intake may increase celiac disease autoimmunity, celiac disease in at-risk children

Coffee May Speed Up Recovery of Function After Bowel Surgery

Time to first postoperative bowel movement and length of hospital stay shorter in coffee drinkers