Milk elimination diet effective for EoE in children

Milk elimination diet effective for EoE in children

More than half of pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis experienced histologic remission after going on a milk elimination diet, according to study results.Amir F. Kagalwalla, MBBS, from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and colleagues wrote that although six-food elimination diets have shown efficacy in EoE, they can be challenging for patients.“We…

Diet patterns linked with gut pro-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory features

Diet patterns linked with gut pro-inflammatory, anti-inflammatory features

Researchers found that specific foods and nutrients correlated with species known to have mucosal protection and anti-inflammatory effects, according to data published in Gut.“We identified dietary patterns that consistently correlate with groups of bacteria with shared functional roles in both health and disease,” Laura A. Bolte, BSc, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology, University…

Sleep society seeks physicians’ help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time

Sleep society seeks physicians’ help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is encouraging health care professionals to ask Congress to hold a hearing on proposed legislation that would abolish daylight saving time nationwide.“Legislation introduced in Congress would eliminate biannual time changes across the United States in favor of permanent daylight saving time,” Shannon Sullivan, MD, the American Academy of Sleep…

Sleep society seeks help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time change

Sleep society seeks help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time change

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is encouraging health care professionals to ask Congress to hold a hearing on proposed legislation that would establish a permanent standard time nationwide.“Legislation introduced in Congress would eliminate biannual time changes across the United States in favor of permanent daylight saving time,” Shannon Sullivan, MD, the American Academy of…

Sleep society seeks help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time change

Sleep society seeks help in new effort to eliminate daylight saving time change

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is encouraging health care professionals to ask Congress to hold a hearing on proposed legislation that would establish a permanent standard time nationwide.“Legislation introduced in Congress would eliminate biannual time changes across the United States in favor of permanent daylight saving time,” Shannon Sullivan, MD, the American Academy of…

Bariatric surgery ‘good therapeutic option’ for treating obesity, type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery ‘good therapeutic option’ for treating obesity, type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery is more effective than medical therapy for the long-term control of type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of 10-year follow-up data published in The Lancet.“Bariatric surgery is still regarded with suspicion, yet it is an incredible tool for obesity management,” Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, professor of diabetes and nutrition at King’s College…

Scleritis incidence drops 34% in UK over 22 years, ‘likely’ due to improved IMID care

Scleritis incidence drops 34% in UK over 22 years, ‘likely’ due to improved IMID care

The incidence of scleritis declined by about a third in the United Kingdom between 1997 and 2018, according to data published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.Researchers further wrote that scleritis had multiple, significant associations with as many as 19 infectious and immune‐mediated inflammatory diseases (I-IMIDs). The strongest of these associations were reported with granulomatosis with polyangiitis,…