Children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a three-fold increase in mortality compared with the general population when followed into adulthood, a large Swedish study has found.

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Treating a person with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) can nearly halve their risk of having a cardiovascular event such as myocardial infarct or stroke, a large US study shows.

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At least one in 40 products labelled ‘gluten-free’ have been found to contain gluten, including one pasta, which contains the protein at a level that could be harmful if consumed regularly, an Aust

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In the final article of our three part series 'The Rheumatology Revolution' we report on developments in patient access to therapies for rheumatological diseases, including the latest news from

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Hoping to tap the anti-inflammatory powers of methotrexate, researchers have failed to show that a low-dose of the drug, used to treat cancer and arthritis, can reduce the risk of heart attack or s

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Updated US guidelines on cholesterol advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or str

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Two trials looking at cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients on therapy for type 2 diabetes will help doctors tailor treatment better to the patient, a diabetes specialist says.

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