Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTPineapples are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. In this article, we examine some of the health benefits that can come with drinking pineapple juice.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research in mice offers evidence that Clostridia gut bacteria could protect against the complications of gastrointestinal infections in infants.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDTGastritis is commonly caused by an infection of the bacteria H.pylori. Learn about which foods to eat and which to avoid in order to minimize symptoms.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTCanada has amongst the highest rates of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the world, and the number of children under five years old being diagnosed increased by 7.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTVaccinations are known to protect against pathogens such as bacteria or viruses.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDTWhat is a pancreas transplant, who needs a pancreas transplant, and what should be expected? What are the risks of pancreas surgery?
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTInflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic relapsing inflammation of the gut, is a common problem in the industrialized world. However, how IBD develops remains unknown.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTEGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors) are involved in the development and progression of many types of cancer and bowel cancer (colon carcinoma) in particular.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTAfter more than a decade of declining cholera incidence, Vietnam faced an increase in cases of the diarrheal disease during 2007-2010.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTGut microbes cause age-associated inflammation and premature death in mice, McMaster University researchers have found.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:00:00 PDTGut toxicity can limit the use of radiotherapy in cancer patients.Oral melatonin can protect the small intestine in rats subjected to radiotherapy of the tongue, according to a study published...
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDTHigher blood levels of a metabolite made by gut bacteria that increases with a fiber-rich diet may protect against type 2 diabetes, study finds.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 07:00:00 PDTProtein whose levels are higher in IBD patients could be a new treatment target of particular relevance for the many cases that resist the current therapy.
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new, large-scale study finds a link between the diagnoses of anorexia nervosa and celiac disease in almost 18,000 Swedish women.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA study of nearly 720,000 hip and knee replacement patients has shown that clinicians should be aware of a patient's potential for post-operative complications relating to the digestive system as...
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTSurgery is the most reliable method of treatment for incontinence - curing the condition in just over eight in ten cases; other types of treatment, meanwhile, do not deliver the same kind of...
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTPatients with ulcerative colitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, often relapse at times of stress.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTTaking a long-term course of antibiotics in adulthood may increase the risk of bowel cancer later in life, according to a recent study.
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight, partly by changing the composition of their intestinal bacteria - the so-called gut...
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study shows that a phenolic rich extract from maple syrup dramatically enhances antibiotic action against infection-causing bacteria.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe University of Exeter, in partnership with Bowel Cancer UK Never Too Young campaign, Durham University and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, publishes in the British Journal of...
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new, heat-stable vaccine is safe and effective against rotavirus, according to results of a recent Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres vaccine trial in Niger, published in the New...
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new analysis reveals a relatively high rate of colon cancer screening among US patients on dialysis, even though they rarely stand to benefit from such screening.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAlthough anti-inflammatory treatments are quite effective at reducing symptoms in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the mucosal lining of the intestine often remains ulcerated...