Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn about the major nutrients found in prunes, the amount of dietary fiber, and their medical properties. Should prune juice be given to children?
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTEvidence for the role of gut bacteria and inflammation in the etiology of type 1 diabetes is steadily mounting. Breaking research adds more detail.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTHow does Crohn’s disease affect diet and nutrition? Learn about diet tips and other dietary considerations for people with Crohn’s disease.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that cause the life-threatening disease cholera may initiate infection by coordinating a wave of mass shapeshifting that allows them to more effectively penetrate the intestines of...
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn about the foods that are good for people with MS and the foods that should be avoided. Also discover how special diets compare for people with MS.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe researchers, led by Professor Bert van den Berg and Dr. David Bolam from the Institute of Cell and Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University and with support from collaborators at Jacobs...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that inhabit our gut digest food and produce metabolites that can have a marked effect on the heart and blood vessels.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA study in the journal Gut1 has reported statistical associations between frequent red meat intake - but not processed red meat consumption, and a bowel disorder called diverticulitis.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDiverticulitis is relatively common in America. However, its causes are not fully understood. Recent research links red meat consumption to the condition.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new prospective study suggests a link between enterovirus infections and the autoimmune processes that lead to type 1 diabetes.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have identified a series of genetic variants that affect the severity of Crohn's disease, an inflammatory bowel disease - but surprisingly, none of these variants appear to be related...
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBilirubin is produced when red blood cells break down. Learn about tests to measure bilirubin and what happens to the body when bilirubin levels are high.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn a population-based study from Scotland, use of commonly-prescribed acid suppression medications such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) was linked with an increased risk of intestinal infections...
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDiscover why acid reflux might lead to a sore throat. When should a doctor be consulted, are there complications, and can children have acid reflux?
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWhat are tonsil stones? Are they dangerous? Learn how to treat tonsil stones, if they can be prevented, and other conditions that may affect the tonsils.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA comprehensive analysis of 559 esophageal and gastric cancer samples, collected from patients around the world, suggests the two main types of esophageal cancer differ markedly in their molecular...
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have developed the first sensor capable of objectively identifying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and distinguishing between its two subtypes.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTRecently published research outlines a groundbreaking technique to grow human stomach tissue in the lab. This will aid the study of diseases and new drugs.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is heartburn and why do pregnant women get heartburn? Learn about treating heartburn, when to see a doctor, and what can be done to prevent it.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers find that the benefits of switching from a Western diet to a calorie-restricted, plant-based diet may be hampered by microbes in the gut.
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBaking soda has long been used as a home remedy for acid reflux, but how effective is it? Learn how effective it is, as well as its risks and side effects.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTInflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestine that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAcid reflux is an uncomfortable condition in which stomach acid flows into the food pipe. Find out what drinks will make it worse and which ones can help.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe study, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Public Health England, found that the fall in visits was biggest among young children (the age group that receives the...
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTResults from a placebo-controlled trial provide a strategy for improving fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection.