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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Gastroenterology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Gastroenterology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Mutagenesis in Norovirus in Response to Favipiravir Treatment
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Chronic norovirus infection in immunocompromised patients can lead to malabsorption and other complications; currently, no treatment has proved to be effective. Favipiravir is an antiviral medication that has been approved for the treatment of influenza in Japan and has been used by…

Probiotics for Children with Gastroenteritis
31/12/69 - In clinical practices for adults and children, probiotics ? live bacteria that are intended to have a beneficial effect in the host ? are frequently recommended to treat a wide variety of diarrheal diseases. The results of thousands of studies of probiotics have been published, and most of them…

Portal Venous Gas
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Multicenter Trial of a Combination Probiotic for Children with Gastroenteritis
31/12/69 - Acute gastroenteritis accounts for approximately 1.7 million emergency department (ED) visits among children in the United States every year. Although health care providers traditionally have had little to offer to modify the disease course, probiotics are an expanding multibillion-dollar industry…

Iron Wars ? The Host Strikes Back
31/12/69 - Almost all forms of life, from bacteria to mammals, have an absolute requirement for iron, and a range of mechanisms ? sometimes quite elaborate ? have evolved for ensuring that they obtain enough iron to survive. An effective strategy used by bacteria, fungi, and some plants is the secretion of…

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG versus Placebo for Acute Gastroenteritis in Children
31/12/69 - Acute gastroenteritis causes substantial complications and is the second leading cause of death worldwide in children younger than 5 years of age. Although rarely lethal in the United States, acute gastroenteritis in children is burdensome, accounting for approximately 1.7 million visits to the…

31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author?s clinical recommendations. Stage. An otherwise…

A Seat at the Table
31/12/69 - The sheer speed with which end-stage liver failure can consume a patient is what makes the disease so devastating. Unfortunately, Ms. S.?s family had never been informed about that reality. When they brought her in for a mere urinary tract infection, they were shocked that it took only days for her…

Determinants of Risk for Childhood Obesity
31/12/69 - The body-fat content of a healthy full-term infant rises sharply from 10 to 14% at birth to 25 to 30% at 6 months of age, with a consequent 30% increase in the body-mass index (BMI). The accrual of body fat during infancy correlates with, and may be required for, normal linear growth, brain…

Acceleration of BMI in Early Childhood and Risk of Sustained Obesity
31/12/69 - The overall prevalence of childhood obesity remains very high, and the prevalence of very high levels of body-mass index (BMI) for age in children is still rising. Most adolescents who are obese remain so in adulthood. The early onset of obesity is associated with the emergence of related…

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