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Death of Chadwick Boseman Highlights Racial Disparity: Colorectal Cancer Disproportionately Kills Black People

Last week, the death of Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman sent shock waves through the world of entertainment. The beloved star of 'Black Panther' died...

Safety of Janus Kinase Inhibitors in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases or Other Immune-mediated...

BACKGROUND & AIMS: Inhibitors of Janus kinases (JAKs) are being developed for treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases and other immune-mediated diseases. Tofacitinib is effective in...

Zonulin Levels Linked with Increased Intestinal Permeability for IBS

Serum zonulin was found to be upregulated in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with levels comparable to those seen in celiac disease, according...

Partial Fundoplication May Be Preferred Surgical Treatment for GERD

Use of partial fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may be superior for total fundoplication by inducing less dysphagia, according to...

One in Four Have Early Postoperative Complications After Ileocolonic Resection for Crohn’s

About one-quarter of patients who underwent intestinal resection for Crohn’s disease experienced postoperative complications within 30 days of surgery, according to data from the...

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