Gut Health

Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

September 11, 2020

Higher cumulative exposure to systemic antibiotic therapy may be associated with a greater risk of new-onset inflammatory bowel disease.

Study: Gut Microbiome Data May Be Useful in Screening for Heart Disease

September 10, 2020

The study investigators used artificial intelligence to analyze gut microbiome data in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease.

Stay Ahead of Trends in Dietary Supplements

September 07, 2020

What supplements are patients looking for the most, and how can pharmacists help?

Guideline Released for Managing Digestive Disorders in COVID-19

August 13, 2020

The Chinese Gastroenterology Expert Group and the Chinese Society of Gastroenterology published new management consensus for digestive disorders in patients with the coronavirus disease 2019.

How Pharmacists Can Help Patients with GERD

August 06, 2020

With their knowledge and experience, pharmacists can be quite helpful to patients with GERD.

Budesonide Now Available for Once-Daily Treatment of Mild-to-Moderate Crohn Disease

July 29, 2020

The launch marks Ferring’s second treatment this month specified for Crohn disease.

Microbiome Research Calls for Due Diligence in Pharmacy

July 21, 2020

Prepare to counsel patients on microbiome-related products.

Famotidine: Shortages Persist, IDSA Guidelines Address COVID-19 Reports

July 16, 2020

Pharmacists continue to report famotidine shortages following ranitidine recalls and a recent report suggesting use in COVID-19.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Focus on Management and Patient Education

July 10, 2020

Pharmacists can counsel patients with GERD on strategies to address their symptoms.

Gut Bacteria Contribute to Improved Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes

July 08, 2020

Type 2 diabetes risk prediction is improved by observing changes in gut bacteria, a study finds.