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Mediplus to showcase drug delivery system at Arab Health

Mediplus to showcase drug delivery system at Arab Health

A pioneering IV administration set that allows clinicians to access a variety of pumps and deliver fluids in a safe manner will be launched at Arab Health 2017 by UK manufacturer, Mediplus. [More]
Gestational diabetes raises postpartum depression risk in first-time mothers

Gestational diabetes raises postpartum depression risk in first-time mothers

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of postpartum depression (PPD) in first-time mothers. [More]
Impact of IBS on patients

Impact of IBS on patients

The report reveals a quite alarming situation about the economic impact of IBS on healthcare system, society and patients themselves. In particular, it disclosed that there are a lot of hidden costs related to the utilization of healthcare resources by means of patients, frequently not recognized as IBS... [More]
Mediplus develops new silicone pessaries that eliminate clinical risks associated with surgical mesh

Mediplus develops new silicone pessaries that eliminate clinical risks associated with surgical mesh

Women who suffer from incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse from obesity, heavy lifting, smoking, chronic constipation or childbirth don’t always need surgery according to a pioneering British medical device manufacturer. [More]
Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Hormonal fluctuations make women more sensitive to addictive properties of cocaine, study reveals

Hormonal fluctuations women undergo make them particularly sensitive, compared to men, to the addictive properties of cocaine, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published January 10 in the journal Nature Communications. [More]
Gun violence is least-researched and underfunded cause of death, study shows

Gun violence is least-researched and underfunded cause of death, study shows

Funding and publication of gun violence research are disproportionately low compared to other leading causes of death in the United States, according to new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. [More]
New diet could treat pediatric patients with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis

New diet could treat pediatric patients with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis

In a first-of-its-kind study published today in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, researchers from Seattle Children's and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, led by Dr. David Suskind, a Seattle Children's gastroenterologist, found that diet alone can bring pediatric patients with active Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC) into clinical remission. [More]
Mount Sinai researchers laying groundwork to find effective treatment for Zika virus

Mount Sinai researchers laying groundwork to find effective treatment for Zika virus

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai are working on the basic science that lays the groundwork to finding a way to treat and prevent the Zika virus, a global health risk. [More]
Leading journal publishes article about ciliate lipases as therapeutic candidates for oral treatment of EPI

Leading journal publishes article about ciliate lipases as therapeutic candidates for oral treatment of EPI

Cilian AG, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of subunit vaccines, enzymes and monoclonal antibodies, announces that the European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, the international, peer-reviewed, online publication journal, has published an article entitled: Novel ciliate lipases for enzyme replacement during exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. [More]
Mayo Clinic scientists show how hungry liver cells find energy

Mayo Clinic scientists show how hungry liver cells find energy

In a recent Science Advances article, Mayo Clinic researchers show how hungry human liver cells find energy. [More]
University of Limerick professor outlines evidence for categorising mesentery as organ

University of Limerick professor outlines evidence for categorising mesentery as organ

A University of Limerick professor has identified an emerging area of science having reclassified part of the digestive system as an organ. [More]
Presence of tumor DNA in blood linked to poor outcomes in pancreatic cancer patients

Presence of tumor DNA in blood linked to poor outcomes in pancreatic cancer patients

The presence of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) isolated from blood samples of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma was associated with poor outcomes. [More]
invendo medical receives CE Mark for world’s first sterile single-use colonoscope

invendo medical receives CE Mark for world’s first sterile single-use colonoscope

invendo medical GmbH, a leading developer and distributor of sterile, single-use and robotically-assisted endoscopy products in the field of gastroenterology and GI surgery, today announced it has received CE Mark for the invendoscope™ SC200, the world’s first sterile, single-use colonoscope. [More]
Mount Sinai introduces first-ever Coursera course on HPV-associated oral and throat cancer

Mount Sinai introduces first-ever Coursera course on HPV-associated oral and throat cancer

Mount Sinai's Departments of Academic Informatics and Technology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, in conjunction with the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, have launched the first-ever Coursera course on HPV-associated oral and throat cancer. [More]
Bedfont Scientific signs OEM deal with Laborie for Gastrolyzer range of breath monitors

Bedfont Scientific signs OEM deal with Laborie for Gastrolyzer range of breath monitors

Laborie, an international leader in medical devices but notably gastroenterology, has signed an OEM agreement with Bedfont Scientific for their Gastrolyzer range of hydrogen and methane breath monitors. [More]
Bedfont introduces GastroCH4ECK Gastrolyzer to help detect gastrointestinal disorders

Bedfont introduces GastroCH4ECK Gastrolyzer to help detect gastrointestinal disorders

Bedfont Scientific has specialised in the design and manufacture of exhaled breath and gas monitoring instruments since 1976. With an unprecedented network of distributors, Bedfont’s products can be found in over 70 countries worldwide. [More]
NASPGHAN clinical practice guidelines recommend screening test for NAFLD in obese children

NASPGHAN clinical practice guidelines recommend screening test for NAFLD in obese children

A screening test for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)--a serious condition that may have lifelong health consequences--is recommended for all obese children aged nine to eleven years, according to clinical practice guidelines developed by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. [More]
MSHS introduces DigniCap scalp cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss

MSHS introduces DigniCap scalp cooling system to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss

The Mount Sinai Health System announced the launch of the DigniCap scalp cooling system, which was recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women with breast cancer, in three of its cancer center locations. [More]
MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

MSBI surgeons perform first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York

A team of surgeons at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, led by William B. Inabnet III, MD, the Eugene W. Friedman, MD, Professor of Surgery and Chair for the Department of Surgery at MSBI and Chief of Endocrine Surgery Quality for the Mount Sinai Health System, have performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, and one of the first of its kind in the nation. [More]
Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Boston Children's Hospital have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. [More]
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