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Gastrointestinal bleeding or gastrointestinal hemorrhage describes every form of hemorrhage (loss of blood) in the gastrointestinal tract, from the pharynx to the rectum.
Study finds GI bleeding rare outside of ICU, regardless of whether or not patients receive medication

Study finds GI bleeding rare outside of ICU, regardless of whether or not patients receive medication

Tarceva Phase III EURTAC study in NSCLC patients with EGFR activating mutations meets primary endpoint

Tarceva Phase III EURTAC study in NSCLC patients with EGFR activating mutations meets primary endpoint

BELLUS Health, Celtic Therapeutics initiate KIACTA global confirmatory phase III clinical study for AA amyloidosis

BELLUS Health, Celtic Therapeutics initiate KIACTA global confirmatory phase III clinical study for AA amyloidosis

Health care systems inadequate for managing acute GI hemorrhage outside of normal hours

Health care systems inadequate for managing acute GI hemorrhage outside of normal hours

Low-dose aspirin enhances fecal occult blood test performance for detecting colorectal cancer

Low-dose aspirin enhances fecal occult blood test performance for detecting colorectal cancer

Research roundup: Doctors' industry ties; Patient safety and residents' hours; Designing a medical home

Research roundup: Doctors' industry ties; Patient safety and residents' hours; Designing a medical home

SPRYCEL receives FDA approval for treating adult patients with Ph+ CML in chronic phase

SPRYCEL receives FDA approval for treating adult patients with Ph+ CML in chronic phase

Health Canada approves PRADAX anticoagulant for stroke prevention in AF patients

Health Canada approves PRADAX anticoagulant for stroke prevention in AF patients

VAP bundle helps eliminate hospital-acquired infection

VAP bundle helps eliminate hospital-acquired infection

Hyponatremia may lead to neurological complications

Hyponatremia may lead to neurological complications

Using clopidogrel, PPIs increases cardiac damage risk: Study

Using clopidogrel, PPIs increases cardiac damage risk: Study

Efficacy data of Caldolor Injection in treating fever associated with falciparum malaria published

Efficacy data of Caldolor Injection in treating fever associated with falciparum malaria published

FDA accepts to review sNDA for SPRYCEL for treating adult patients with CML

FDA accepts to review sNDA for SPRYCEL for treating adult patients with CML

AUGIB patients more likely to suffer further bleeding with early red blood cell transfusion

AUGIB patients more likely to suffer further bleeding with early red blood cell transfusion

Judge rules for Merck in state Vioxx lawsuit over Medicaid payments

Judge rules for Merck in state Vioxx lawsuit over Medicaid payments

Effectiveness of combination band ligation and nadolol for first variceal bleeding not established

Effectiveness of combination band ligation and nadolol for first variceal bleeding not established

Four-year follow-up results from SPRYCEL Phase 3 study in CML-CP presented at ASCO

Four-year follow-up results from SPRYCEL Phase 3 study in CML-CP presented at ASCO

Drug and dosage influence risk of GI bleeding

Drug and dosage influence risk of GI bleeding

Routine cessation of clopidogrel in patients before colonoscopy polypectomy not necessary: Researchers

Routine cessation of clopidogrel in patients before colonoscopy polypectomy not necessary: Researchers

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals presents Phase 2 cobiprostone clinical trial data at DDW 2010

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals presents Phase 2 cobiprostone clinical trial data at DDW 2010