Inflammatory disorders

The diet-microbiome connection in inflammatory bowel disease

Much remains mysterious about the factors influencing human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but one aspect that has emerged as a key contributor is the gut microbiome, the collection of microorganisms dwelling in the intestines.

Oncology & Cancer

Molecular minimal disease in remission predicts AML relapse

(HealthDay)—The detection of molecular minimal residual disease is associated with increased relapse rates in acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to a study published in the March 29 issue of the New England Journal ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Certain criteria may be better than others in RA assessment

(HealthDay)—For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the performances of the Clinical Disease Activity Index (CDAI) and Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI) appear to be better than that of the Disease Assessment ...


Even short-term T2DM remission reduces risk of microvascular Dz

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, remission after bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk of microvascular disease, even after subsequent relapse, according to a study published online June 6 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Meta-analysis compares tx for inducing remission in Crohn's

(HealthDay)—For adult patients with Crohn's disease, adalimumab and infliximab + azathioprine are most effective for induction and maintenance of remission, according to a meta-analysis published in the February issue of ...

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