Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Older patients with Crohn's disease benefit from new medications

Combining medications that suppress the immune system has been successful in treating young patients with Crohn's disease, but some physicians have been reluctant to use this strategy in older patients because of concerns ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New histoplasmosis risk map

Histoplasmosis is a common lung infection caused by microscopic fungal spores that reside in soil. Most people who inhale the spores don't get sick, but for those with weakened immune systems, the infection can become severe. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study targets lethal fungal infection

The development of new drugs to fight a common fungal pathogen which kills half a million people globally each year is a step closer thanks to a University of Queensland-led study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drug-induced liver injury is on the rise

More people are being affected by drug-induced liver injury (DILI) than ever before, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. This type of liver injury ...

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