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Risk of delayed bleeding higher with right-sided polyp removal

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Polyps located in the right hemi-colon, particularly in the cecum, seem to be a substantial and independent risk factor for delayed post-polypectomy hemorrhage, clinicians from the Netherlands report. “A low threshold for...

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Dexlansoprazole MR eases nighttime heartburn

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The proton pump inhibitor dexlansoprazole modified release (MR) relieves nocturnal heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), study findings show. As a result, patients experience better sleep,...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children diagnosed with ulcerative colitis have a good chance of attaining remission after 1 year of treatment with azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine, according to the results of an observational cohort study. Writing in...