Sleep Duration Affects Risk for Ulcerative Colitis
If you are not getting the recommended seven-to-eight hours of sleep each night, you may be at increased risk of developing ulcerative colitis, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Common Painkillers + Other Drugs = High Risk of GI Bleeding
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) — such as ibuprofen and aspirin — increase one’s risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. When taken in combination with other drugs, this risk is significantly higher, according to new research in Gastroenterology.
Risk of Esophageal Cancer Decreases With Height
Taller individuals are less likely to develop esophageal cancer and it’s precursor, Barrett’s esophagus, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
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