Even with mild COVID-19, athletes need cardiac testing before returning to play
May 14, 2020
These recommendations are part of a clinical algorithm that sorts athletes based on coronavirus test status and symptom severity.
FMT may improve outcomes without clearing multidrug-resistant organisms
May 5, 2020
For seriously ill patients with multidrug-resistant organisms in their gastrointestinal tract, performing a fecal microbiota transplant may result in fewer and less severe infections.
Observation pathway safely reduces acute pancreatitis hospitalization rate
April 28, 2020
An observational approach to mild acute pancreatitis reduced hospitalization rate by 31.2%.
FMT appears safe and effective for IBD patients with recurrent C. difficile
March 26, 2020
Most patients were cured of C. difficile after one fecal transplant.
Patients with COVID-19 may face risk for liver injury
March 19, 2020
Mechanisms of damage remain unclear, but could include virus-, immune-, or drug-induced injury.
COVID-19: Extra caution needed for patients with diabetes
March 17, 2020
Coexisting heart disease, kidney disease, advanced age, and frailty are likely to further increase the severity of disease.
IBD: Inpatient opioids linked with outpatient use
January 26, 2020
Alternative analgesics should be considered for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
New test edges closer to rapid, accurate ID of active TB
October 23, 2019
The blood-based triage test, which relies upon four host proteins and one TB antigen, is another step closer toward standards proposed by the WHO.
Type of renal dysfunction affects liver cirrhosis mortality risk
September 4, 2019
Patients with acute on chronic kidney disease fared the worst.
New biomarker model outmatches conventional risk factors for predicting mortality
August 20, 2019
Although the majority of these biomarkers have been associated with mortality before, this is the first study that shows their independent effect when combined into one model.