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New Therapeutic Agent Eluxadoline Can Offer Relief to Men and Women Suffering from IBS with Diarrhea

Eluxadoline (Viberzi, Allergan), a new oral agent with mixed opioid effects, has met fairly stringent criteria for treatment response in men and women with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with predominant diarrhea, according to two phase 3 clinical trials published in the January 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (read it here). “Our [...]

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Study: Colon Cancer Rates Increasing Among Younger Americans.

Resarch published in the Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology indicates that while “the overall rate of colon cancer has fallen in recent decades…over the last 20 years the disease has been increasing among young and early middle-aged American adults.” Investigators “found that between 1988 and 2009, the biannual colon cancer rates had been [...]

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Researchers, Scientist Question Food Fortification.

According to the New York Times (1/31, O’Connor, 9.97M), recent studies have found that “people are exceeding the safe limits of nutrient intakes established by the Institute of Medicine” as more foods are being fortified with vitamins and minerals to meet consumer demand for such products. Researchers note that the vitamins that are the most [...]

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Case Report: Patient Became Obese After Receiving Fecal Transplant From Overweight Relative.

A case report published Feb. 4 in the journal Open Forum Infectious Diseases details how a normal-weight female patient suffering from a C. difficile infection “rapidly became obese after receiving a fecal transplant from an overweight relative.” The patient, now cured, has “gained more than 40 pounds since the transplant” and is still putting on [...]

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Study: Organ Transplants Have Saved More Than Two Million Years Of Life In The US.

Research published in JAMA Surgery suggests that “organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years.” However, researchers found that “less than half of the people who needed a transplant in that time period got one.” The investigators found that “the number of years of life [...]

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