(AP)—Peanut is an 8-year-old orangutan and a star attraction at Miami's Jungle Island. These days she's also got a team of cancer doctors huddling around her, watching as the chemo drip flows into her veins.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research could clarify how inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), conditions that include ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, are triggered and develop.
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Six separate recalls of bagged lettuce since April haven't done much to bolster the public's confidence in pre-cut and pre-washed greens.
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a protein essential to repairing the intestine's inner lining.
Medical research Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A synthetic, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic family of drugs to combat a variety of illnesses while avoiding detrimental side effects has been developed by a Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher.
Inflammatory disorders Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—High consumption of fructose, artificial sweeteners, and sugar alcohols affect host-gastrointestinal microbe interactions and may contribute to the development of metabolic disorders and obesity, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(HealthDay)—Prepping for a "virtual colonoscopy" at the Mayo Clinic now only involves swallowing four cleansing tablets, rather than the large amounts of liquid laxative typically required, researchers ...
Cancer Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vaccines and antibiotics may someday join caloric restriction or bariatric surgery as a way to regulate weight gain, according to a new study focused on the interactions between diet, the bacteria that live in the bowel, ...
Immunology Aug 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Treating very young infants with antibiotics may predispose them to being overweight in childhood, according to a study of more than 10,000 children by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Wagner School of ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
After a surgeon stitches up a patient's abdomen, costly complications -- some life-threatening -- can occur. To cut down on these postoperative problems, Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a disposable ...
Surgery Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Inflammation -- not genetic susceptibility -- drives the growth of intestinal bacteria and invasive E. coli linked to Crohn's disease (CD), reports a new Cornell study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A research team at the University of California, Davis, has found that important and resourceful bacteria in the baby microbiome can ferret out nourishment from a previously unknown source, possibly helping at-risk infants ...
Medical research Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An outbreak of cholera in Guinea has killed 60 people since February and is showing no signs of letting up, the country's health ministry said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A glass a day of grapefruit juice lets patients derive the same benefits from an anti-cancer drug as they would get from more than three times as much of the drug by itself, according to a new clinical trial. The combination ...
Cancer Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Adalimumab (an anti-tumor necrosis factor [TNF] antibody) is effective in maintaining remission in certain pediatric patients with Crohn's disease, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0