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How do you approach ischemic colitis?

A 72 y/o F being managed on the floor for sepsis due to a problematic urinary tract infection starts to complain of acute onset LUQ abdominal pain. 1,337 more words

Gastroenterology

Gut #microbiota composition during infancy and subsequent #behavioural outcomes

..The faecal microbiota were analysed at 1, 6, and 12 months of age. Behavioural outcomes were measured at 2 years of age.

Findings

In an unselected birth cohort, we found a clear association between decreased normalised abundance of Prevotella in faecal samples collected at 12 months of age and increased behavioural problems at 2 years, in particular Internalizing Problem scores. 58 more words

Psychiatry

Day 52 - when eating hurts

One of the issues people with EB can face involved wounds happening in the esophagus. That’s right, it’s on the inside and the outside. EB is even nastier than you thought, yes? 397 more words

Epidermolysis Bullosa

#Mediterranean diet intervention alters the gut microbiome in older people reducing #frailty and improving health status: the NU-AGE 1-year dietary intervention across five European countries

..Adherence to the diet was associated with specific microbiome alterations. Taxa enriched by adherence to the diet were positively associated with several markers of lower frailty and improved cognitive function, and negatively associated with inflammatory markers including C-reactive protein and interleukin-17. 93 more words

Diet

Mitigation of nonalcoholic #fatty liver disease in high-fat-fed mice by the combination of decaffeinated green tea extract and voluntary exercise

We have shown that combination treatment with decaffeinated green tea extract (GTE) and voluntary exercise (Ex) reduces obesity and insulin resistance in high-fat (HF)-fed mice to a greater extent than either treatment alone. 120 more words

Gastroenterology

#Nut Consumption and Risk of #Cancer: A Meta-analysis of Prospective Studies

..When comparing the highest with the lowest category of nut intake, high consumption of nuts was significantly associated with decreased risk of overall cancer (RR = 0.90; 95% CI, 0.85–0.95). 98 more words

Diet

Gabrio Bassotti: snip-snip and copy-paste surgeon

Gabrio Bassotti is surgeon and professor of gastroenterology at the University of Perugia in Italy. The proud moustache wearer looks rather like your local village butcher, and this is what Bassotti’s gang actually does to their patients: they chop off pieces of them, without consent. 2,901 more words

Research Integrity