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Latest Gastroenterology News

E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Clover Sprouts Rises to 39 Cases in Six States

The number of cases in an Escherichia coli outbreak linked to clover sprouts has reached 39 in six states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.

Recommendations Provided for Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

In a new clinical guideline from the American Gastroenterological Association, recently published in Gastroenterology, treatment recommendations are presented for patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.

H. pylori Eradication Cuts Gastric Cancer Risk in Those With Family History

Among those who have Helicobacter pylori infection and a family history of gastric cancer in first-degree relatives, eradication treatment for H. pylori reduces the risk for gastric cancer, according to a study published in the Jan. 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy

The United States spends substantially more than any other wealthy nation on health care, yet it has a lower life expectancy and a higher suicide rate than other wealthy nations, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.