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Crohns Disease is a chronic inflammatory disease, affecting the whole of the alimentary tract from mouth to anus, and all layers of the gut wall. The most commonly affected sites are the terminal il...
Laxatives are medicines that relieve constipation (difficulty with bowel movements). They are a popular type of over-the-counter remedy. They can also be prescribed for conditions that could get wor...
An innovative diary system has helped to reduce the incidence of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) at a California health system.
Analyzing the color and composition of photos that individuals post on social media could give clues to whether they are depressed, potentially offering an early screening tool. Medscape Medical New...
OAK BROOK (dpa-AFX) - A McDonald's employee in Louisiana was fired after he posted disgusting photos of a drip tray from the restaurant's ice cream machine.The employee, identified as Nick, tweete...
Significant racial and gender-based disparities exist in outcomes among patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anus, with black men having the lowest survival rates, according to a new study.
Levator ani syndrome is a condition causing random, painful episodes in the rectum and anus. In this article, learn about the causes and treatments.
For only the fifth time in history, Disney World closed for two days Sunday and Monday as Hurricane Irma rolled over Florida.
The rate of lymph node positivity in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anus may be overestimated, potentially leading to the overtreatment of patients with chemoradiotherapy.
The PICS-AF™ (Curaseal Inc.) device is a new plug made of collagen that has a retention system in the internal orifice. This pilot study was designed to assess both the feasibility and safety of thi...
Critically ill patients that survive sepsis can develop a Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS), which often leads to extended recovery periods and multiple compli...
Early mobility (EM) is being used in adult ICUs in an effort to treat and prevent intensive care unit acquired weakness (ICU-AW) and Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS). Data supports children suffer ...
Squamous cell cancers of the anus are rare GI malignancies for which neoadjuvant chemoradiation is the first-line treatment for nonmetastatic disease. Squamous cancers of the rectum are far less commo...
Because of the rarity of the condition, studies concerning the management of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the anus with distant metastasis are scarce. The available studies indicate poor o...