Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity Up Risk of Mortality in CRC

Obese patients with metabolic syndrome have increased risk of all-cause, CRC-related death

New Anticancer Drugs Up Costs and Life Expectancy Considerably

Lifetime costs up $72,000, life expectancy up 13 months with new drug use in breast cancer

Positive FCal Not Likely to Indicate IBD in Peds Primary Care

Negative FCal result likely to be a true negative; high sensitivity in children referred to specialist care

Electroacupuncture Helps Ease Chronic Severe Constipation

Led to symptom relief from chronic severe functional constipation even 12 weeks after treatment

Newborn Gut Microbiome May Predict Later Allergy, Asthma

Gut microbiome dysbiosis might promote CD4+ T cell dysfunction