Tag : Veterans Affairs

Gastroenterology

AGA publishes clinical guideline for managing patients with gastric intestinal metaplasia

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Gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM), which is linked to non-cardia gastric cancer, is often detected during routine endoscopy, leading to questions about how patient care should...
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Syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure found to be greater than general population

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Syphilis rates, like other sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States, are soaring, and the first known study to examine syphilis rates in patients...
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New AGA guideline on evaluation of chronic diarrhea released

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Diagnosing patients with chronic watery diarrhea can be difficult for health care providers, since several causes with specific therapies, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),...
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Mount Sinai awarded $1.7 million to study how bladder cancer affects 'natural killer' cells

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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been awarded nearly $1.7 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Defense to study...
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Study links heartburn drugs to fatal cases of heart, kidney disease and gastrointestinal cancer

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Extended use of popular drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux has been associated with an increased risk of premature death. However, little has...
Neurology

Researchers find link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer's

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Researchers with the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University have found a link between high LDL cholesterol levels and early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Source...
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PTSD alone does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans

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Post-traumatic stress disorder by itself does not explain the increased risk of cardiovascular disease in veterans with this condition. Source link...
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Chronic kidney disease rates are increasing faster than other noninfectious diseases

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Advances in treating cancer, heart disease and other major health conditions in recent decades have extended life spans for millions of people. Source link...

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