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Entyvio, Remicade effective in checkpoint inhibitor-induced enterocolitis

Remicade and Entyvio were effective for the treatment of patients with checkpoint inhibitor-induced enterocolitis, according to the results of a meta-analysis.Nick Powell, of the division of digestive diseases at Imperial College London, and colleagues wrote the success of checkpoint inhibitors in cancer treatment comes with the downside of immune-mediate toxicity. Current therapy includes corticosteroids and…

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Asian, lean patients with NAFLD have lower prevalence of cirrhosis, CVD

Lean Asian patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease had significantly lower prevalence of cirrhosis, cardiovascular disease and metabolic abnormalities than lean non-Asian patients.“Everyone knows that NAFLD is very common and everyone knows obesity is an important risk factor. But not everyone knows that patients can look skinny and normal and still have fatty liver disease,”…