VIDEO:  IBD management, precision medicine and more from ACG/FGS Spring Symposium

VIDEO: IBD management, precision medicine and more from ACG/FGS Spring Symposium

NAPLES, Florida — Asad Ur Rahman, MD, a gastroenterologist at Cleveland Clinic Florida, spoke with Healio about highlights from three presentations he attended at the 2022 ACG/FGS Spring Symposium.In a “whirlwind tour” on managing patients with mild-to-moderate IBD, recommendations included trying 5-ASA agents in those with ulcerative colitis and short-term budesonide in patients with Crohn’s…

FDA approves Cuvrior for treatment of adults with stable Wilson’s disease

FDA approves Cuvrior for treatment of adults with stable Wilson’s disease

Orphalan announced FDA approval of Cuvrior for the treatment of adults with stable Wilson’s disease who are de-coppered and tolerant to penicillamine, according to a company press release.Cuvrior (trientine tetrahydrochloride, Orphalan) recently demonstrated noninferiority to penicillamine by measurement of non-ceruloplasmin copper in a global, phase 3 trial; penicillamine is currently approved as a first-line treatment…

CDC: Adenovirus should be considered in diagnosis of acute hepatitis in children

CDC: Adenovirus should be considered in diagnosis of acute hepatitis in children

Several cases of acute, severe hepatitis in children in Alabama provided additional evidence in support of a possible link between this illness and adenovirus, according to a report published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.“This cluster, along with recently identified possible cases in Europe, suggests that adenovirus should be considered in the differential diagnosis of…