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1Gastro-esophageal acid reflux control 5 years after anti-reflux surgery, compared with long-term esomeprazole therapyClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
2The diagnostic usefulness of fecal lactoferrin in the assessment of Crohn's disease activityEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine , August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
3A randomized controlled bicenter trial of yoga for patients with colorectal cancerPsycho-Oncology, August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
4Treatment of chronic HCV with sofosbuvir and simeprevir in patients with cirrhosis and contraindications to interferon and/or ribavirinThe American Journal of Gastroenterology, August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
5The effect of statins on the occurrence of peptic ulcerEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine , August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
6Inflammatory bowel disease-related dysplasia: evolving diagnostic and therapeutic paradigmsDiagnostic Histopathology, August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
7Systematic review with meta-analysis: Saccharomyces boulardii in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoeaAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, August 04, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
8Appropriateness of repeating Helicobacter pylori culture and susceptibility testing following failure of individualized antibiotic therapyDigestion, August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
9Global elimination of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B: Revisiting the current strategyThe Lancet Infectious Diseases, August 04, 2015  Clinical Article
10Laparoscopic surgery for ulcerative colitis: a review of the literatureSurgery Today, August 04, 2015  Review Article

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We have Ranked, Sorted and Summarized the Latest Clinical Articles.

1Depression starts as a gut feeling, McMaster scientists proveMcMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences News, August 04, 2015
2Colonoscopies of the future: Adjustable-focus endoscope helps to reduce discomfortThe Optical Society News, August 04, 2015
3The uneasy, unbreakable link of money, medicineBrown University News, August 04, 2015
4Study will explore taste changes related to obesity, gastric bypass surgeryUniversity of Georgia Research News, August 03, 2015
5New hope in old virusesHarvard Gazette - Health News, August 03, 2015
6Small genetic differences could mean life-and-death for gut infectionEcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne News, August 03, 2015
7Red grape chemical may help prevent bowel cancer but less is moreCancer Research UK News, August 03, 2015
8Weight loss for a healthy liverAmerican Gastroenterological Association News, July 31, 2015
9UCLA scientists discover experimental therapy for chronic inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancerUCLA Health System, July 31, 2015
10Red grape chemical may help prevent bowel cancer but less is moreUniversity of Leicester News, July 31, 2015

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Decreased PTPN12 expression associated with poor prognosis in HCC

As reported in PLoS ONE, the expression of PTPN12 was decreased in hepatocellular carcinoma tissue samples compared with adjacent normal tissues. Furthermore, decreased PTPN12 expression was associated with tumor recurrence, decreased cancer-specific survival, and decreased recurrence-free survival.

Predictors of sustained binge drinking

As reported in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, sustained binge drinkers have an earlier onset, drink monthly in secondary school, binged in their 20s, exhibit impulsivity and novelty-seeking, and have depressive symptoms during adolescence compared to those who stop binge drinking.

Risk factors for CHC-related death identified

As reported in the World Journal of Gastroenterology, the following risk factors for chronic hepatitis C (CHC)-related deaths have been identified (n=8250 CHC patients; n=144 CHC-related deaths): α-IFN therapy (AOR=0.53); liver cirrhosis (AOR=2.89); hepatocellular carcinoma versus CHC (AOR=8.82); hypertension (AOR=1.76); alcohol consumption (AOR=1.73); and HBsAg positivity (AOR=22.28).

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MDLinx Gastroenterology and HepatologyNews

Search today's latest gastroenterology news, updated daily from over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals, at MDLinx. Stay current with up-to-the-minute digestive system information and hepatology related clinical research covering all aspects of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Our diligent team of MDLinx physician editors rigorously research a wide range of gastroenterology medical journals dedicated to biliary system and pancreas, colorectal cancer and polyps, hepatology and liver disease, GI bleeding, GI infectious diseases, gastrointestinal endoscopy, obesity, parenteral and enteral nutrition and diagnostic imaging. They then summarize and rank the articles by clinical impact to provide the most valuable literature to make sure any gastroenterologist, and all members of their healthcare team, can stay current with the latest in gastrointestinal clinical research and hepatobiliary medicine.