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2014-08-12 12:28:09

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors often lack adequate training in nutrition to give patients the care they need, concludes a group of the nation's leading physicians in the September 2014 issue of The American Journal of Medicine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140121/DC49113LOGO Diet is the top risk factor for disability and premature death in America, yet physician accreditation standards don't even mention the word "nutrition" despite very...

2014-08-05 12:28:12

New Graded Information on Diet, Probiotics, Antibiotics, Antidepressants for IBS BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) published a new systematic review of evidence about the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) to update earlier reviews from 2009 and 2005 as a supplement to the August 2014 issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. This analysis will allow...

2014-06-27 04:21:23

Diabetes care system lowers risk of heart attack, stroke and retinopathy over a three-year period PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in The American Journal of Managed Care found that an all-or-none or "bundled" approach to primary care, deployed by Geisinger Health System for patients with diabetes, produced better health outcomes, and that the benefits happened quickly. More so than most chronic conditions, diabetes offers a window...

2014-06-17 08:29:03

The American College of Gastroenterology Publishes New Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) appear in the July issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. DILI is a rare adverse drug reaction, challenging to diagnose, and can lead to jaundice, liver failure and even...

2014-04-30 10:21:24

May provide therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease and preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, according to new research published in the American Journal of Pathology The adhesion molecule CD146 plays a vital role in inflammation and offers a promising therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, say scientists. Targeting CD146 with anti-CD146 antibody AA98, especially in...

2014-04-23 23:15:46

The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress report of the implementation of the World Health Organization's Hand Hygiene in Health Care Program. According to the organization although there has been progress, hospitals can still improve across the board; WetKeys Washable Keyboards offers solutions to support the improvement of the Hand Hygiene Program. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress...

2014-04-22 08:33:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rate of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) nearly doubles in those who both smoke and drink compared to those who only smoke or drink, according to new research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Although multiple studies have identified risk factors for the development of ESCC, notably, exposure to alcohol and tobacco, this research is the first meta-analysis to look at the interaction...

2014-04-14 23:08:13

The University of Michigan's Julia Adler-Milstein, who has published extensively on the adoption of health information technology (HIT), will serve as guest editor for the annual issue of The American Journal of Managed Care devoted to HIT. Plainsboro, N.J. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Julia Adler-Milstein, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan who has published extensively on the adoption of health information technology (HIT), will serve as guest editor for the annual issue...

2014-02-11 23:24:03

New research suggests the micronutrient may be able to slow the progression of mesothelioma, but only in certain cell lines. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 A new article published in the American Journal of Pathology and detailed by Surviving Mesothelioma finds that the nutrient selenium may one day have a role to play in the treatment of mesothelioma. Selenium is found in meat, fish, poultry, grains and eggs and is most plentiful in Brazil nuts and organ meats. It is essential for...

2014-02-10 11:17:25

Twenty proteins specifically secreted by primary effusion lymphoma cell lines identified, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a rare B-cell neoplasm distinguished by its tendency to spread along the thin serous membranes that line body cavities without infiltrating or destroying nearby tissue. By growing PEL cells in culture and analyzing the secretome (proteins secreted into cell-conditioned media), investigators have...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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