Healthcare consumers find little information online

Trying to be an informed healthcare consumer in the United States is harder than you might think, according to researchers from the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. When consumers search for healthcare prices online, ...


PPI use linked to increased risk of ischemic stroke, MI

(HealthDay)—Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use is associated with increased risk of first-time ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction (MI), according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Internal Medicine.


Team reports innovations in defining sources of GI bleeding

A team of physicians at LSU Health New Orleans has found that endoscopy combined with the administration of antiplatelet or anticoagulant agents is a safe and effective technique for identifying hidden sources of gastrointestinal ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New research discoveries on endoscopy during pregnancy

According to earlier recommendations, women ought to avoid endoscopy during pregnancy. New analyzes by researchers from the Karolinska Institute and Columbia University could question these recommendations.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Magnifying endoscopy with enhanced imaging IDs gastric CA

(HealthDay)—Magnifying endoscopy with image-enhanced endoscopy (ME-IEE) may provide better diagnostic performance than conventional white light imaging (C-WLI) for early gastric cancer, according to an article published ...

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