Today's Health News

Hospitals Lag in Sexual Harassment Policies

Findings reveal few of the top U.S. medical centers have policies addressing harassment of physicians and staff by patients

Colorectal Cancer Risk Up for Patients With Psoriasis

In subgroup analysis according to sex, increased risk for CRC seen for female, but not male psoriasis patients

FDA Approves Livtencity for Posttransplant Cytomegalovirus

Livtencity is indicated for posttransplant CMV that does not respond to available antiviral treatments

Bariatric Surgery Cuts Hepatic Steatosis in Obesity and T2DM

Similar decline in liver fat fraction seen for sleeve gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass from surgery to one-year follow-up

Sulfur Microbial Diet May Increase Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Sulfur microbial diet features high intakes of low-calorie drinks, red meats, processed meats and low intakes of fruits, vegetables, whole grains

Prevalence of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis in IBD Explored

Prevalence of primary sclerosing cholangitis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease is about 2 percent

RSNA: CT Imaging for Cancer Down During COVID-19 Peak in 2020

In post-COVID-19 peak period in 2020, CT volume still down for cancer screening and initial workup with inconsistent recovery for active cancer

Six Proteins Upregulated Years Before Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosis

Inflammatory proteins predicted ulcerative colitis; four of these proteins significantly up-regulated in healthy twin siblings

Pandemic Had Greater Effect on Work-Life Balance for Female Physicians

A sizable gender gap evident for risk of depression and anxiety

Biden Plan Will Spend $1.5 Billion to Boost Health Worker Supply

The pandemic has exacerbated health care disparities for minorities and underserved communities