Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Irritable bowel syndrome may be underdiagnosed in athletes

For some athletes, intense workouts can send them running to the bathroom rather than the finish line—if they're able to exercise at all, that is. A recent study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that ...

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FDA: French soft ripened cheese possibly contaminated

(HealthDay)—Consumers should not eat and retailers should not sell or serve l'Explorateur soft ripened cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Methotrexate well tolerated, effective for psoriasis in Chinese

(HealthDay)—Methotrexate is well tolerated and effective for psoriasis in a Chinese population and is more effective for those without psoriatic arthritis, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Dermatology.

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FODMAP diet beats general dietary advice for IBS

(HealthDay)—While both improve gastrointestinal symptoms, the low Fermentable Oligo-Di-Mono-saccharides and polyols (FODMAP) diet shows greater benefit for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) than general dietary ...

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More than 1 in 3 with Behcet's has bacterial overgrowth

(HealthDay)—About one-third of patients with inactive intestinal Behçet's disease (BD) have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and rifaximin is associated with symptom improvement, according to a study published ...

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