News tagged with gastrointestinal disease
The human gut is loaded with commensal bacteria – "good" microbes that, among other functions, help the body digest food. The gastrointestinal tract contains literally trillions of such cells, and yet the ...
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(HealthDay)—Vitamin D supplements may help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—An aspirin a day may not always keep heart disease away, say two University of Florida cardiologists. But a new algorithm they have developed outlines factors physicians should weigh as ...
Medications May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
There are significant cost and risk factors associated with two procedures commonly used to diagnose or treat gastrointestinal problems, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly ...
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 1 |
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) – inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract – have puzzled the scientific community for decades. Ten years ago, researchers recognized that both genes and the ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Studying leukemia in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have reduced a life-threatening complication of stem cell transplants, the only curative treatment when leukemia ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Individuals who have experienced a major bleed from their stomach or oesophagus (known as an upper gastrointestinal bleed) may be more likely to die from other causes, particularly malignant tumours and cardiovascular disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the online journal mBio on January 10 reveal that the guts of autistic children differ from o ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 09, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (13) | 8
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine is being tested in the US that may protect against the norovirus, which causes "stomach flu" or acute viral gastroenteritis, that can occur in confined living settings such as cruise ships, ...
Medications Dec 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Over the past 30 years in Denmark, mortality from ulcerative colitis (UC) has decreased, but mortality from Crohn's disease (CD) has remained persistently higher than the general population, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
New research is showing that emu oil has therapeutic potential for the treatment of a variety of common bowel diseases in addition to the intestinal damage caused by cancer chemotherapy.
Medical research Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but there are ways you can help prevent it, an expert says.
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Pacifiers are universally popular with new parents and their infants, but there's one big problem with them: They can get dirty. Very dirty.
Pediatrics Nov 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1