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Sleeve Gastrectomy + Hiatal Hernia Repair or Fundoplication Reduces GERD

SG + HHR and SG + FP both effective for reflux resolution and weight outcomes; SG + FP superior in terms of GERD control

Vitamin D₃ Supplements Not Tied to Lower Cancer Mortality, Overall

However, some benefits seen for daily dosing and in some subgroups

Liver Function Tests Can ID Occult Disorders in Systemic Sclerosis

Predictors of abnormal liver function test include elderly onset of SSc, alcoholic drinking, and edematous skin

Aquablation Procedure Safe for BPH, With Durable Efficacy

Significant improvement seen in patient symptoms at five years; improvement also seen in mean maximum urinary flow rate

Vegan, Vegetarian Diets Linked to Reduction in Cholesterol, Apolipoprotein B

Reductions seen across ages, continents, health statuses

Upadacitinib Superior to Placebo in Moderate-to-Severe Crohn Disease

Superior response seen with upadacitinib induction and maintenance treatments

Stress-Management Interventions May Aid Health Care Workers

Review generally revealed low-certainty evidence, particularly for longer-term effects

Recent Increase Seen for Pediatric Firearm-Related Injuries

Intentional interpersonal or bystander injuries accounted for 67.2 percent of the cohort and increased in 2020

FDA Issues Warning About Compounded Versions of Wegovy, Ozempic

Agency does not review compounded drugs for safety, effectiveness, or quality; compounded medications are not FDA-approved

Atopic Dermatitis Tied to Higher Venous Thromboembolism Risk

While absolute risk difference is small, higher risk seen for both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism