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Baylor Scott & White has substantial presence at AASLD The Liver Meeting 2023

Physician-researchers from Baylor Scott & White Health played a prominent role at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) The Liver Meeting 2023, held Nov. 10-14 in Boston. They presented the latest insights from one of the largest multispecialty transplant centers in the nation: Baylor Scott & White Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute in Dallas.

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Baylor Dallas enrolling for clinical trial for patients with post-COVID-19 interstitial lung disease

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is currently enrolling patients in ENDCOV-I: The Study of the Use of Nintedanib in Slowing Lung Disease in Patients with Fibrotic or Non-Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Related to COVID-19. Baylor Dallas is one of seven trial sites throughout the United States.

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Baylor Scott & White researchers launch study to examine the impact of exercise on “long COVID” and COVID-19 recovery

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that an estimated 140 million Americans have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus based on data collected from blood tests taken through January 2022. Many of these Americans are still feeling the after-effects of the virus known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC), or “long COVID.” The cases of PASC are becoming so common that lawmakers introduced a bill to fund research into the long-term effects of the disease and expand treatment resources for people experiencing them.

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Research from Baylor Scott & White featured in updated gastroesophageal reflux disease clinical guidelines

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is estimated to affect nearly 20% of Americans. Recent advances in our understanding of GERD have changed clinical practice. Therefore, in February 2022, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) released an updated set of guidelines for the diagnosis and management of GERD. Research from Baylor University Medical Center (Baylor Dallas), part of Baylor Scott & White Health, helped shape these new practice guidelines.

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