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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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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