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PPI best for preventing GI bleeding in patients with ACS or STEMI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) esomeprazole is superior to the H2-receptor antagonist (H2RA) famotidine for the prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding related to combination...

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Risk of VTEs increased during inflammatory bowel disease flares

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) activity is an independent risk factor for the development of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs). That’s one of the findings of an epidemiological review published in the Americal Journal of Gastroenterology online March 15.   Dr....