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Suppressing Stomach Acid May Up Intestinal Growth of MDROs

Gastric acid suppression increased odds of intestinal colonization with MDROs by about 75 percent

Racial Differences Seen for Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, Survival

White, black, and Hispanic patients have worse odds of cancer-specific and overall survival versus Asian patients

‘Dead’ Probiotic Treatment May Help Reduce Irritable Bowel Symptoms

Significantly more patients receiving nonviable probiotic versus placebo had relief of IBS symptoms

Celiac Disease May Slightly Increase Mortality Risk

Increased risk seen for overall mortality and cardiovascular-, cancer-, and respiratory-related death

Prognosis Poor for Pediatric, Adolescent Patients With Colon Cancer

Three-year overall survival for patients younger than 25 less than half that for adult patients

No Treatment Change Needed for Peds IBD During COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors recommend continuing inflammatory bowel disease treatment, including biologics

Recommendations Issued for GI Procedures During COVID-19

N95 masks recommended instead of surgical masks for GI procedures; double gloves recommended

Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19

National survey shows concerns regarding adequacy of supplies and COVID-19 testing

Bacteremia Risk Higher in Older Patients Hospitalized With IBD

No association seen between bacteremia and inflammatory bowel disease-related medications

The Endocrine Society, March 28-31

The Endocrine Society 102nd Annual Meeting and Expo The annual meeting of The Endocrine Society was held virtually from March 28 to 31 and attracted...