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Trouble With #2? One Simple Step May Help October 16, 2017

Small footstool changes angle while on toilet, improving bowel movements

Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Raise Cancer Risk in Kids September 21, 2017

Researchers think chronic inflammation in gastrointestinal tract may be driving force

Acid Reflux? Try Going Vegetarian September 07, 2017

Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medications

What's Your Real Salmonella Risk? August 24, 2017

Protect yourself from this common foodborne illness

How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look August 23, 2017

Even 'allowable' cloudiness could cause tummy troubles, study says

Country Kids Less Likely to Develop Bowel Disease Than Their City Cousins July 31, 2017

Rural living may have protective effect, Canadian study suggests

Health Tip: If Heartburn Doesn't Go Away July 21, 2017

Warning signs of a more serious problem

Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life? July 03, 2017

Study found association between prolonged use of certain drugs and increased risk of early death

Managing Motion Sickness June 30, 2017

You may never love some pursuits, like flying, but you might learn to tolerate them

Scientists Spot Genes Behind Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis June 29, 2017

Large study finds key mutations that may be tied to raised risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer June 17, 2017

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels June 16, 2017

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

'Good' Donor Bacteria Can Last Long Term in Stool Transplant Patients June 16, 2017

Small study shows helpful gut germs are still there 2 years on

1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria May 31, 2017

More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer May 18, 2017

For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

New Device Approved for Esophageal Birth Defect May 15, 2017

Condition affects 1 in 2,500 babies in U.S.

Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus May 10, 2017

Foods that shouldn't bother a sensitive tummy

Arthritis Drug Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis May 03, 2017

But treatment isn't yet approved by FDA to treat inflammatory bowel condition

Happy Mom Means Less Colicky Baby April 28, 2017

Mothers' support system also seems to have protective effect, study suggests

New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease April 13, 2017

Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones? April 07, 2017

Study found some people with gallstone pancreatitis are OK years later even without gallbladder removal

Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia April 04, 2017

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk March 02, 2017

Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs' February 27, 2017

Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients

Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism January 20, 2017

Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try January 17, 2017

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers say

Study Questions 'Fecal Transplant' Treatment for Gut Infection January 13, 2017

In direct comparison, researchers found no real difference compared to antibiotics

U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana January 12, 2017

Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men January 10, 2017

Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis January 10, 2017

Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids? January 09, 2017

Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Vomiting Disorder on Rise in Weed-Friendly Colorado January 06, 2017

Doctors say problem may become more widespread as more states decriminalize possession of pot

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug January 05, 2017

But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

Heartburn Drugs May Raise Risk of Stomach Infections: Study January 05, 2017

Suggests long-term use of acid suppressors might open door to C. difficile and Campylobacter bacteria

Health Tip: Coping With Irritable Bowel Disease Flares December 30, 2016

Suggestions for adjusting your diet

Some Low-Income, Uninsured Patients Aren't Referred for Colonoscopy December 13, 2016

Follow-up is not consistent, even if they're part of 'safety net' health program

Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria November 18, 2016

Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease November 17, 2016

Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

Could Common Heartburn Drugs Up Stroke Risk? November 15, 2016

Researchers concerned about high doses of meds like Nexium and Prilosec

Constipation, Kidney Disease May Be Linked, New Research Shows November 10, 2016

Treating constipation -- a common condition -- could help prevent kidney damage, experts say

The Scoop About Healthy Poop October 25, 2016

'Don't ignore a significant change in bowel movement patterns,' doctor says

Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines October 18, 2016

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

'Ghost Pepper' Burns Hole in Man's Esophagus October 18, 2016

San Francisco patient spent 23 days in hospital after eating super-hot pepper in contest

Study Identifies Genetic Subtypes of Crohn's Disease October 14, 2016

Findings may help explain why the inflammatory bowel condition is so tough to treat, researchers say

Germs in Dog Poop Can Point to Bowel Trouble October 10, 2016

Unfortunately, the same diagnostic technique doesn't work for humans, researchers say

To Help Prevent Colon Cancer, 'Listen to Your Gut' September 27, 2016

Belly pain and black or bloody stools should not be ignored, doctor says

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases September 26, 2016

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

Is Morning Sickness a Good Thing? September 26, 2016

Women who experienced nausea, vomiting had 50 to 75 percent lower risk of pregnancy loss, study finds

Can Acupuncture Ease Severe Constipation? September 12, 2016

'Electroacupuncture' led to symptom relief even 12 weeks after treatment, study finds

Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years September 06, 2016

But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

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