Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gastroenterology

New GI Tool to Retrieve Foreign Objects Just an Arcade Claw Machine

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NEW YORK, NY—Observing that its fellows have a very challenging time using forceps, snares or loops to retrieve foreign objects from the esophagus and stomach, the GI department at Manhattan Medical Center (MMC) has...
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Pharmacists Reassure Worried Public They’ll Never Run Out of GoLytely

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BRAINTREE, MA—From antibiotics to analgesics and anesthetics to ACLS drugs, there is an underreported epidemic of drug shortages in America. With over 140 vital drugs currently in short supply, the health of patients is...
lab results

National Academy of Medicine OKs using rectal gases instead of venous gases in hard...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota – In what appears to be a practice changing announcement, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) released an update to its exceptional Factors Affecting Routine Treatment (eFART) factsheet. In the section on hard...
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Used Capsule Endoscopy Cameras Into Phones??

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Have you ever taken a whiff of your IPhone’s camera and detected a faint but distinct foul odor? Have you ever noticed a brown haze to your photos? If you have, you’re certainly not...
physician on toilet paper coffee sit-to-sh*t 29 seconds

Bravo! Patient’s Continuous Log of Stool Measures 5-Feet Long!

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GREENVILLE, SC - With a swirl of stool in the toilet bowl resembling a generous piece of churro, patient Davis Adderley has just had the longest continuous log of stool in recent...
abdomen

NIH Close to Uncovering Elusive Fifth Abdominal Quadrant

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BETHESDA, MD - Sensing a breakthrough is imminent, scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have publicly announced they are indeed very close to uncovering the fifth abdominal quadrant.

Unprepared Patient Cramming for Tomorrow’s Rectal Exam

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AUBURN, AL - Forever the procrastinator, nervous and unprepared patient Johnny Sanders has started cramming for tomorrow's rectal exam in the hopes he can pass. "This happens to...

Friends and Enemas

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Healthcare patients and staff alike, know and enjoy the thrill of a good enema. The art and science of colon cleansing (colonics) has taken quantum leaps in one NC hospital. Colon researchers at the...

Gastroenterologists Try to Eliminate Acid Reflux by Building Wall along Stomach-Esophagus Border

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Laredo, TX— Earlier this month, at the annual meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association in El Paso, Texas, a group of doctors proposed building a controversial border wall along all gastroesophageal junctions to prevent...

New Antimicrobial First Drug Ever with Fecal-Oral Route of Administratio

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SILVER SPRING, MD—A new antimicrobial is the first drug to be approved by the FDA with a novel route of administration: the fecal-oral route. Taking advantage of a behavior—improper or no handwashing after wiping,...