(HealthDay)—Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) aggravate exercise-induced small intestinal injury in athletes, according to a study published in the December issue of Medicine & Science in Sp ...
Other Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure (SBS-IF), the glucagon-like peptide 2 analogue teduglutide appears to be safe and reduces the number of days off parenteral support, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Rhode Island researcher has discovered that the weight-loss drug orlistat, known by the brand names Xenical and Alli, inhibits a key enzyme that may lead to "severe toxicity of internal organs such as the ...
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | 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 |
The bacterial zoo inside your gut could look very different if you are a vegetarian or an Atkins dieter, a couch potato or an athlete, fat or thin.
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Mistletoe has become an important symbol of Christmas but it also has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for Australian sufferers of colon cancer.
Cancer Nov 30, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Surgical teams at Cedars-Sinai have reduced surgical site infections by more than 60 percent for patients who undergo colorectal procedures by introducing evidence-based protocols that are easy to follow and relatively low ...
Surgery Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The most dreaded part of a colonoscopy is prepping for it. The day before the exam, patients often drink large amounts of a vile-tasting liquid, then it's off to the throne for the better part of the day and night.
Cancer Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have worked to establish traceability for a molecular radiotherapy treatment for patients suffering from neuroendocrine tumours.
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study on monkeys with chronic diarrhea that were treated by microscopic parasite worm (helminth) eggs has provided insights on how this form of therapy may heal the intestine. This condition in monkeys is similar to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doctor Joel Weinstock, a parasitologist at Tufts Medical Center in a commentary piece published in the journal Nature, describes work that he and colleagues have been involved in that focuses on studyi ...
Immunology Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study by researchers in Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Emergency Medicine indicates that a nationwide standard on booster seat laws for children 4 feet 9 inches and shorter, or up to 8 years old, would save ...
Pediatrics Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a novel target for the treatment of food allergies. Erwin Gelfand, MD, and his colleagues report in the October 2012 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology that l ...
Immunology Nov 01, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0