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Apr2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Six reasons your breath might smell like poop Bad breath is often a simple, temporary problem. However, breath that smells like feces, or poop, may indicate a medical condition. These may range ... Read More

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Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What to know about hiatal hernia surgery Surgery is an effective way to treat a hiatal hernia, with a 90–95 percent success rate in relieving symptoms such as acid reflux and GERD. Laparoscopic repair ... Read More

30

Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What to expect after a vaginal hysterectomy A vaginal hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus through the vagina. It can take 6 weeks to recover fully. Recovery is easier and faster than other ... Read More

29

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What could be the cause of morning diarrhea? Diarrhea in the morning can have a range of potential causes, including lifestyle choices, a temporary illness, such as a virus or food poisoning, ... Read More

29

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Foods you can eat after a colonoscopy After having a colonoscopy, a person’s digestive system will require some time to recover. For a couple of days after the procedure, people will need ... Read More

28

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the soft food and mechanical soft food diets? There are many reasons why someone may need to go on a soft food diet. Reasons might include surgery, cancer, difficulty swallowing, ... Read More

27

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do I feel sick after I eat? Sometimes, eating food can cause the stomach to become irritated and uncomfortable. Foods that are spicy or cause allergies are among the culprits, in ... Read More

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Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What are the soft food and mechanical soft food diets? There are many reasons why someone may need to go on a soft food diet. Reasons might include surgery, cancer, difficulty swallowing, or dental ... Read More

26

Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What foods can I eat after wisdom tooth extraction? People are advised to eat soft or liquid foods after having a wisdom tooth removed. Learn about the best foods to eat after having this ... Read More

25

Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return Researchers have developed a drug-infused hydrogel that has the potential to stop cancer recurrence and metastasis after the surgical removal of a tumor.... Read More

24

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do I have red diarrhea? Six causes While diarrhea is unpleasant, it is not often a sign of something serious. Red or bloody diarrhea, however, may be a sign of an ... Read More

23

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes foamy bowel movements? Foamy or frothy poop is usually diarrhea-like and may appear to have bubbles in it. It may also seem oily or contain mucus. Learn about the causes ... Read More

22

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How much fiber is too much? Eating too much fiber can cause bloating, gas, and constipation. Find out how much fiber is too much and how to relieve symptoms in this article.... Read More

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Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes white specks in my poop? What do white specks in stool indicate? Are there other symptoms to consider? We find answers and discuss treatment and prevention. Learn more here.... Read More

21

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Many non-antibiotic drugs can alter gut bacteria A new study reveals that many marketed non-antibiotic drugs affect the growth of bacteria in the human gut and may contribute to antibiotic resistance.... Read More

20

Mar2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms A first-of-its kind study uses a transgender-specific questionnaire to assess the quality of life of those choosing gender reassignment surgery. more info...

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Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes black specks in stool? Black specks in stool can come from diet or something more serious, such as liver problems. Read about causes, symptoms, and when to see a doctor.... Read More

13

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do I cough after I eat? People may find they cough after eating food, and this may have many different causes. Learn more about the role of allergies and when to ... Read More

11

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Stress: How social conflict alters gut bacteria The state of our gut microbiota has been tied to our mental well-being, but how do stressful conditions impact our inner bacterial environment?... Read More

10

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why is one side of my throat sore? Sore throats are not usually serious, but soreness on just one side can indicate an underlying illness. Read on to learn about causes and ... Read More

10

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Could targeting gut bacteria prevent autoimmunity? A gut bacterium called Enterococcus gallinarum can drive autoimmune diseases such as lupus, new research finds. Could targeting it offer a new treatment? more ... Read More

09

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Stomach acid drugs may cause depression The first study of its kind finds an observational link between the use of proton pump inhibitors and the risk of clinical depression. more ... Read More

07

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Natural remedies for gastritis While there are instances where medical treatment is necessary to treat gastritis, many people find they can manage the symptoms at home. more info...

05

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the effects of meningitis? 22 symptoms Many people recover from meningitis with proper medical treatment, but some people may have lifelong effects. Learn about how meningitis affects the body.... Read More

04

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How do you stop smelly farts? Learn about different factors that can cause flatulence to produce a bad odor. We also look at tips for treating and preventing smelly farts.... Read More

04

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Inflammatory bowel disease may raise heart attack risk An analysis of more than 17.5 million patients' medical records reveals that having IBD raises heart attack risk independently of other risk factors.... Read More

03

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Calcium and vitamin D supplements may raise risk of polyps Analysis of data from a large trial found calcium with and without vitamin D raised risk of colorectal polyps 6–10 years after ... Read More

02

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do I have muscle spasms in my stomach? Stomach spasms occur when muscles in the stomach or intestines contract. We look at 10 common causes of muscles spasms, as well as ... Read More

01

Mar2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Klebsiella oxytoca infection: What you should know Klebsiella oxytoca is a type of bacteria that can cause infections if found outside of the intestines. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and treatment.... Read More

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Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why am I vomiting green or yellow bile? Throwing up bile, a yellow or greenish liquid, can happen for many reasons. Some of the causes may be serious and require urgent medical ... Read More

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Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Can we 'deactivate' celiac disease? Celiac disease is underpinned by a complex chemical reaction. Researchers have now found a way to deactivate a crucial part of this reaction, which may — in ... Read More

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Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the causes of projectile vomiting? Projectile vomiting is when vomit is forcefully expelled. In infants this can be normal, but in adults it may have some more serious causes.... Read More

25

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Your gut flora may protect against sepsis A mouse study showed that having a particular mix of gut microbes raised blood levels of IgA antibodies, which in turn protected against bacterial sepsis.... Read More

25

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do I wipe blood after I poop? There are many reasons for rectal bleeding after wiping. We look at 11 causes here, along with the treatment options there are for each ... Read More

24

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the natural ways to get rid of gallstones? A look at natural remedies to get rid of gallstones, a common complaint that causes pain in the gallbladder. Included is detail ... Read More

23

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What to know about gas pain in the chest In this article we look at what causes uncomfortable gas in the chest, how to tell it apart from a heart attack, and ... Read More

22

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis? We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet ... Read More

21

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes pain under my left breast? Learn about a number of digestive and heart-related causes of pain under the left breast. We also look at the treatment options available for each ... Read More

20

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Type 1 diabetes: Does the gut hold the key to prevention? Researchers suggest that targeting the gut microbiota could be a potential strategy for the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.... Read More

17

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Natural remedies for constipation We look at some possible natural alternatives to laxatives for people looking to have a bowel movement. We also look at when to see a doctor.... Read More

16

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the different types of poop? A look at different types of poop, which has a range of consistencies and odors. Learn more about the different types and what they mean ... Read More

15

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is an esophageal spasm? A look at esophageal spasms, a condition where the food pipe in the throat twitches or convulses uncontrollably. Included is detail on diagnosis. more info...

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Feb2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today How do penile implants work? Penile implant surgery can help with erectile dysfunction that has not responded to other treatments. We look at the available types and how they work. more info...

13

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why does my stomach feel tight? Learn about why your stomach feels tight. We take a look at the various causes, treatments, and conditions associated with a tight stomach. more ... Read More

13

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the best ways to get rid of nausea? A look at how to get rid of nausea, a common complaint with a range of potential causes. Included is detail on ... Read More

12

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is a strangulated hernia? A look at strangulated hernia, a condition where herniated tissue has its blood supply cut off. Find out about types, complications, and recovery. more info...

11

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What to know about lactic acidosis A look at lactic acidosis, a condition characterized by overproduction of lactic acid. Included is detail on complications and prevention. more info...

10

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What should you not eat for IBS? A look at foods to avoid for IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. Included is detail on alternatives for trigger foods and how to avoid foods ... Read More

10

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the causes of loose stools? A look at loose stools, which are unusually watery bowel movements. Find out about the causes and the role of diet in the consistency of ... Read More

09

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is this pain in my lower right abdomen? We look at a number of different causes of pain, ranging in severity, in the lower right abdomen. We also examine when treatment ... Read More

08

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Are fidget spinners a health hazard? A series of case studies outlines the dangers associated with certain types of fidget spinners. The authors ask whether new legislation is needed. more ... Read More

07

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Does L-glutamine work for IBS? A look at L-glutamine for IBS. Included is detail on research into the supposed benefits of the amino acid that the body produces, and whether they help.... Read More

06

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How fruit juice affects the gut Contrary to widespread belief, a new study finds that fructose, a sugar present in fruit and fruit juice, is primarily processed in the gut, not the ... Read More

05

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Will digestive enzymes help IBS? A look at digestive enzymes for IBS, a way of introducing proteins to the body to encourage better gut health. Included is detail on what the studies ... Read More

03

Feb2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is collagenous colitis? Collagenous colitis is a type of IBD where a thick band of collagen develops under the lining of the colon. Learn about the treatment, including diet.... Read More

27

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Could vitamin D supplements treat IBS? A review of existing research indicates that vitamin D supplements could help to ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, such as abdominal pain. more ... Read More

26

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Salpingo-oophorectomy: Preparation, side effects, and recovery A salpingo-oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Learn more about the types of surgery and length of recovery. more info...

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Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What you should know about balloon sinuplasty A look at balloon sinuplasty, a type of nasal surgery that is used to treat rhinosinusitis. Included is detail on safety and recovery time. more ... Read More

24

Jan2018
Is sticky poop normal?
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Is sticky poop normal? An examination of sticky poop, including whether or not it is normal. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and the foods that cause it to ... Read More

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Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Best teas to drink for IBS In this article, learn about teas for relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including ginger, turmeric, peppermint, and chamomile. more info...

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Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Colitis and Crohn's: Is 21st century living to blame? It is not clear why some people develop inflammatory bowel disorders and some don't. Research now shows that our lifestyle plays a significant ... Read More

20

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Is senna tea safe to drink? A look at senna tea, which is used for many reasons including constipation relief. Included is detail on drug interactions and the potential side effects.... Read More

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Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Turmeric for IBS: Does it work? We look at the claims that turmeric can help symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), discuss how it may be used, and if there are risks.... Read More

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Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today 10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis This article looks at skin conditions that are related to ulcerative colitis, including psoriasis, vitiligo, and hives. Learn about causes and prevention. more info...

18

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes? A new study has compared long-term outcomes for weight loss surgery and nonsurgical obesity interventions. Which is linked to lower all-cause death rates?... Read More

17

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Endometrial ablation: What you need to know Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It may help women who have heavy or long periods, or bleeding in between periods.... Read More

16

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Thoracotomy: Procedures and recovery A thoracotomy is a type of surgery that is carried out on the chest. It is often carried out as part of lung cancer treatment or in emergency situations.... Read More

13

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse? A recently published retrospective study has investigated the prevalence of long-term opioid use in adolescents and young adults following surgery. more info...

12

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What causes pericoronitis? A look at pericoronitis, a condition where the wisdom teeth do not have enough room to grow properly. Included is detail on causes and diagnosis. more info...

12

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is mesenteric panniculitis? Mesenteric panniculitis is a rare disorder that affects the abdomen, causing pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment. more info...

11

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How your gut bacteria may protect you from cancer The so-called good bacteria in our gut can influence our chances of developing colorectal cancer by altering our gene activity, suggests new ... Read More

10

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today How general anesthetics affect the brain By discovering the ways in which general anesthetics do more than induce sleep, researchers open up opportunities to develop improved drugs for surgery. more info...

09

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Oophorectomy: Everything you need to know An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of a woman’s ovaries. Learn more about what to expect during the procedure and recovery.... Read More

09

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Food additive to blame for C. difficile epidemic Clostridium difficile infections are on the rise, and they now routinely kill thousands of people every year. Find out which food additive is to ... Read More

08

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What to know about ginger for diarrhea A look at ginger for diarrhea, a remedy that has been used for a long time. Included is detail on how much ginger is too ... Read More

07

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Knee replacement infection: What you need to know A knee replacement infection may develop after a person has an operation to replace their knee joint. Learn about the causes and treatment. more ... Read More

06

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What is a spigelian hernia? Learn about spigelian hernias, a rare type of hernia that can cause painful symptoms and requires surgery. We also take a look at diagnosis and recovery. more ... Read More

06

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Pancreas divisum: How to treat and manage it What is pancreas divisum? Learn more here and find some of the best treatment options, in addition to management tips and diet information.... Read More

05

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you should know about the HIDA scan The HIDA scan is used to view the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and small intestine. Included are details on side effects and why it ... Read More

04

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Trigger finger surgery: What to expect The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery. more ... Read More

03

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today What you should know about hysteroscopy A look at hysteroscopy, a procedure used to diagnose and treat problems of the uterus. Included is detail on recovery time and possible side effects. more ... Read More

03

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Bad breath may be down to metabolism error Using genetically engineered mice, researchers found a genetic mutation that may be responsible for chronic extraoral halitosis in humans. more info...

02

Jan2018
Surgery News From Medical News Today Clear liquid diet: What you need to know A clear liquid diet is easy for the body to digest. It may be prescribed before certain surgeries or to ease nausea in some situations. Learn ... Read More

01

Jan2018
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Foods to eat and avoid for a hiatal hernia Hiatal hernias occur when part of the stomach enters the chest cavity. Learn about which foods to eat and which to avoid with ... Read More

31

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Clear liquid diet: What you need to know A clear liquid diet is easy for the body to digest. It may be prescribed before certain surgeries or to ease nausea in some ... Read More

31

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you should know about dumping syndrome? A look at dumping syndrome, a condition where food moves too quickly through the digestive system. Included is detail on diagnosis and risk factors.... Read More

30

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Head and neck cancer: Acid reflux may raise risk in seniors A new study finds a strong association between acid reflux and cancers of the respiratory and upper digestive tracts in older ... Read More

29

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Thrombosed hemorrhoids: What you need to know Thrombosed hemorrhoids happen when sacs in the anal passage get pushed onto the outside of the anus and fill with blood clots. Learn more.... Read More

28

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Biliary colic: Causes and treatment Biliary colic can happen when a gallstone blocks a bile duct, causing intense stomach pain. It is also known as a gallstone attack or gallbladder attack.... Read More

28

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is a spigelian hernia? Learn about spigelian hernias, a rare type of hernia that can cause painful symptoms and requires surgery. We also take a look at diagnosis and recovery.... Read More

27

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is renal colic? Symptoms and relief Renal colic is pain caused by a urinary tract stone. The pain can be anywhere in the urinary tract. Learn more about how it is ... Read More

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Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How to keep your gut healthy over the holidays The stress of last-minute holiday preparation, followed by festive meals with calories numbering in the thousands, can wreak havoc in our guts.... Read More

22

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Types and side effects of antiemetic drugs Antiemetic drugs help ease symptoms of nausea or vomiting. Learn about what medications are available to treat different causes of nausea. more info...

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Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Types and side effects of antiemetic drugs Antiemetic drugs help ease symptoms of nausea or vomiting. Learn about what medications are available to treat different causes of nausea. more info...

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Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is steatorrhea or fatty stool? Steatorrhea or fatty stool occurs when there is too much fat in the stool. In this article, learn about what causes fatty stool and how it ... Read More

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Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Chronic appendicitis: What you need to know Chronic appendicitis is an infection of the appendix. Though rare, it can become extremely painful and, in some cases, become life-threatening. Learn more.... Read More

16

Dec2017
How to stop dry heaving
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How to stop dry heaving Dry heaving is retching or going through the motions and sensation of vomiting without producing any vomit. When should you see a doctor? more info...

15

Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Chronic appendicitis: What you need to know Chronic appendicitis is an infection of the appendix. Though rare, it can become extremely painful and, in some cases, become life-threatening. Learn more. more info...

15

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ten causes of epigastric pain Epigastric pain is felt in the upper abdomen, below the ribcage but above the intestines. Learn about the possible causes, including GERD and indigestion. more ... Read More

14

Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today 3-D printed prostate may improve surgical accuracy A new, life-like 3-D prostate model helps surgeons to rehearse procedures before entering the operating room. The new technology may improve accuracy. more info...

11

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the best ways to make yourself burp? A look at how to make yourself burp. Included is detail on how burping works and the best strategies to force belching in ... Read More

09

Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What are bone lesions? Types and treatment Bone lesions are lumps or masses of abnormal tissue produced when cells within the bone start to divide uncontrollably. They may result in bone tumors.... Read More

08

Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What is an epidural hematoma? Head injuries require immediate medical attention. In some cases, a person can develop internal bleeding around the brain called an epidural hematoma. more info...

07

Dec2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What is a epidural hematoma? Head injuries require immediate medical attention. In some cases, a person can develop internal bleeding around the brain called an epidural hematoma. more info...

07

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Remedies for ulcerative colitis constipation Some people with ulcerative colitis experience frequent constipation. Learn about the treatment options, including magnesium and castor oil. more info...

07

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Colitis and Crohn's: Is 21st century living to blame? It is not clear why some people develop inflammatory bowel disorders and some don't. Research now shows that our lifestyle plays a significant ... Read More

05

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Exercise alone alters our gut microbiota It's not just what we eat that changes the composition of our gut microbiota. Exercise can, too, according to the results to two new studies.... Read More

05

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Globus sensation: Causes of a lump in the throat Globus sensation is an overwhelming feeling of a lump lodged in a person's throat, even when nothing is there. Learn about the causes.... Read More

04

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Chronic hiccups and how to stop them In this article, we look at chronic hiccups and the complications that they can cause. We also examine treatment options and tips for living with ... Read More

01

Dec2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer New research reveals that some types of mouth bacteria are linked to higher risk of developing esophageal cancer and some are linked to lower risk.... Read More

29

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today IBS: Five facts you need to know Irritable bowel syndrome affects over a tenth of the population globally, but many go undiagnosed. Nobody knows what causes it, however. Find out more.... Read More

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Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Seven alternatives to a colonscopy Most medical professionals recommend the use of a colonoscopy to detect colon cancer, but it can be costly and invasive. Are there alternatives? more info...

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Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What foods to eat if you have diarrhea A limited diet can help a person reduce the symptoms of diarrhea. In this article, learn what foods to eat, what foods to avoid, ... Read More

21

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Study shows how gut bacteria may trigger MS A new study in mice proposes how gut bacteria, an appropriate age window, and risk genes may work together to trigger multiple sclerosis.... Read More

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Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes pain in the lower left abdomen? There are a range of conditions that can cause pain in the lower left abdomin, including gas, diverticulitis, and hernias. Learn more in ... Read More

18

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you need to know about pancolitis A look at pancolitis, a form of ulcerative colitis affecting the intestine. Included is information on flare-ups and complications of the condition. more ... Read More

18

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you need to know about gallbladder sludge A look at gallbladder sludge, where various substances collect in the gallbladder. Included is information on its clinical significance and causes. more ... Read More

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Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the top essential oils for constipation? A look at the best essential oils for constipation. Included is a look at the facts of constipation and common reasons for the condition.... Read More

16

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Salt raises blood pressure, but our gut bacteria can stop it New research shows that replenishing the friendly bacteria in our gut that are affected by too much salt may lower high ... Read More

15

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you can and can't eat on the bland diet The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are easy on the digestive system. Included is detail on ... Read More

15

Nov2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What you can and can't eat on the bland diet The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are easy on the digestive system. Included is detail on studies and ... Read More

15

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What you need to know about hypoproteinemia A look at hypoproteinemia, a condition resulting in low levels of protein in the blood. Included is detail on diagnosis and choosing proteins.... Read More

13

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is chronic diarrhea and how is it treated? Learn all about chronic diarrhea, with a focus on why it might occur and what treatments and home remedies exist to relieve symptoms.... Read More

11

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today All you need to know about rectal prolapse A look at rectal prolapse, a condition where the rectum protrudes from the anus. Included is detail on complications and how the condition is ... Read More

10

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes diarrhea after eating? Learn about postprandial diarrhea, or diarrhea after eating. This article examines the causes and treatment options for both acute and chronic PD. more info...

10

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What are the health benefits of purple rice? In this article, we take a look at the health benefits of purple rice. Included is information on its nutritional value, and how best ... Read More

08

Nov2017
How does digestion work?
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How does digestion work? In this introductory article, we explain what the digestive system does and how it works. We also cover the various chemicals and organs involved. more info...

08

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is left-sided colitis? Left-sided colitis is a form of ulcerative colitis that affects the left side of the colon, causing a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. Learn more. more info...

07

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today 10 foods that are easy to digest A look at the top 10 food that are easy to digest. Included is detail on why these are good and some of the reasons ... Read More

05

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Common causes of belly button pain In this article, learn about the reasons for belly button pain. Included is detail on causes, such as surgery, gastroenteritis, and pregnancy. more info...

03

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet An analysis of the chemical signatures of fatty deposits in clogged arteries found that they matched lipids produced by mouth and gut bacteria.... Read More

03

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today All you need to know about stomach growling A look at how to stop stomach growling. Included is detail on the natural remedies for the condition, as well as why growling can ... Read More

01

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Common acid reflux drug increases stomach cancer risk Proton pump inhibitors are used to treat acid reflux. A study finds that if they are taken regularly over the long-term, they increase stomach ... Read More

01

Nov2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How often should you poop each day? A look at how many times you should poop a day, including what is normal and abnormal, factors affecting how often you go, and when ... Read More

31

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Aspirin slashes risk of gastrointestinal cancer A large-scale study finds that regular, long-term use of aspirin may be able to prevent the development of different gastrointestinal cancers. more info...

30

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today All you need to know about ridges in fingernails A look at ridges in fingernails. This article examines fingernail ridges caused by aging, other causes, how they are diagnosed, and how to ... Read More

30

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today All you need to know about belly button discharge A look at belly button discharge, where an infection or other condition can cause a discharge. Included is detail on when to see a doctor ... Read More

27

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today PTSD linked to changes in gut bacteria An exploratory study of 30 people found differences in the gut bacteria of those with PTSD compared with those who had recently experienced trauma.... Read More

27

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Stevia: Does it have any side effects? Stevia is a zero-calorie sweetener that many people use to reduce their calorie intake. In this article, we look at the risks and side effects.... Read More

27

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today All you need to know about water fasting A look at water fasting, eating no food and drink only water for a set period. Included is detail on safety, the scientific research, and what ... Read More

26

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today ACDF surgery: What to expect We look at anterior cervical discectomy surgery, a procedure to reduce neck and back pain caused by disc problems. Learn more about what to expect here. more ... Read More

20

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What do you need to know about a polypectomy? We look the polypectomy procedure, including the various surgical options, surgical risks and recovery process. Learn all you need to know here.... Read More

20

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What do you need to know about a polypectomy? We look the polypectomy procedure, including the various surgical options, surgical risks and recovery process. Learn all you need to know here. more ... Read More

20

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What is a decompressive craniectomy? We look at decompressive craniectomy, a technique to reduce skull pressure. Included is detail on the procedure, recovery process, and when they’re needed. more info...

20

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today All you need to know about hernia repair In this article, we look at the types of hernia repair (herniorrhaphy, hernioplasty), including when to see a doctor, and the risk factors involved.... Read More

17

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today All you need to know about the low FODMAP diet We look at the low FODMAP diet. Find out what it is, what kind of foods you can eat, and what the ... Read More

17

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Stress may harm gut health as much as junk food Researchers suggest that the effect of stress on gut microbiota is comparable with that seen with a high-fat diet, but this may ... Read More

17

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet Learn all about the food to eat and avoid on the gastric sleeve diet. We look at the different phases and the ... Read More

17

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How broccoli protects your gut New research finds that broccoli might be beneficial for gastrointestinal health; it appears to regulate the microbiome and prevent leaky gut. more info...

16

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today A healthy gut means healthy aging One of the largest studies of its kind finds that the guts of 'ridiculously healthy' 90-year-olds are just as healthy as those of 30-year-olds.... Read More

13

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Pseudophakia (IOL): Signs you need them and complications When do you need artificial lenses for the eyes? Find out here along with more information on the specific types and how they are implanted.... Read More

13

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Household microbes: Friend or foe? Our homes are host to a diverse collection of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Should we eliminate them, or do they have health benefits? more ... Read More

13

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Childhood respiratory infections linked with celiac disease New research concludes that respiratory infections in at-risk children may significantly increase the likelihood of developing celiac disease. more info...

13

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Vitrectomy: Procedure, complications, and recovery Learn more about vitrectomy, a procedure that involves removing fluid from the eye. We look at why it may be needed, and the risks and complications. more ... Read More

12

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut fungi may hold key to metabolic health Scientists find that feeding mice a high-fat diet changes the structure of fungi in the gut, suggesting that fungi may play a key role ... Read More

12

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today 'Cell of origin' for Barrett's esophagus identified Researchers have found an area of unique cells in the lining of the food pipe that can give rise to Barrett's esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition.... Read More

12

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today A brief introduction to enzymes In this article, we explain what enzymes are, what they do, how they work, and give some common examples. We also explain cofactors and inhibition.... Read More

10

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Liver disease risk may be heightened by gastric acid drugs A study involving both mice and human participants suggests that common drugs used to reduce gastric acid may increase the risk of ... Read More

09

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Breast cancer: Bacterial deficiency linked with onset The first study of its kind examines the bacteria in the breast tissue of women with breast cancer and compares them with the bacteria of ... Read More

07

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Tongue tie (ankyloglossia): What you need to know Tongue tie (ankyloglossia) is when the strip of tissue connecting the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is too short. It may cause problems breast-feeding.... Read More

06

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Weight loss surgery reduces cancer risk by 33 percent in women A new study shows that women who undergo bariatric surgery have a significantly lower risk of developing cancer, especially obesity-related cancers.... Read More

04

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Black tea boosts weight loss by altering gut bacteria It is normally green tea that is hailed for its weight loss benefits, but a new study finds that black tea could be ... Read More

04

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today New IBD treatments may combine antifungals and probiotics A review suggests that gut fungi, along with bacteria, play a key role in gut health, and new treatments for IBD may combine antifungals ... Read More

03

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Lupus: Probiotics could help to reduce kidney inflammation Researchers suggest that women with lupus nephritis - that is, lupus-induced kidney inflammation - may benefit from adding Lactobacillus to their diets.... Read More

01

Oct2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How long does digestion take? Tips for better digestion Find out the typical duration of digestion and tips on how to digest food better here. We look at food to eat and ... Read More

01

Oct2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Hammer toe surgery: What to expect A hammer toe is a potentially painful toe deformity. We look at the types of hammer toe surgery, as well as what to expect during and after the ... Read More

29

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Zinc may help to prevent, treat esophageal cancer Zinc can halt the growth of esophageal cancer cells by inhibiting overactive calcium signaling, according to the results of a new study.... Read More

26

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Coping with irritable bowel syndrome If you struggle with the symptoms that result from irritable bowel syndrome, we have some top tips to help you manage your symptoms and reduce discomfort.... Read More

25

Sep2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Can you live without a pancreas? What you need to know What does the pancreas do and is it possible to live without one? Learn about why the pancreas may be removed and the ... Read More

23

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How purple potatoes could prevent colon cancer Purple potatoes and other colorful fruits and vegetables could help to prevent colon cancer by reducing levels of a pro-inflammatory protein. more info...

21

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Cancer risk higher in children with inflammatory bowel disease Researchers find that childhood inflammatory bowel disease is linked to higher risk of cancer - especially gastrointestinal - that persists into adulthood.... Read More

19

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why is my poop orange? Causes and treatment If person's stool is an unusual color, it may indicate that there is an underlying health problem. In this article, we look at the ... Read More

15

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Burning diarrhea: What causes itching, pain, and loose stools? Burning diarrhea may resolve quickly by itself, but can also be painful and uncomfortable. Learn about the causes, treatment, and when to see ... Read More

15

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why chocolate is good for your gut Chocolate is a favorite snack of choice for many. Find out how it can influence your gut flora, keeping potentially harmful inflammation at bay.... Read More

13

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut bacteria may 'hack' your body clock, affecting weight New research conducted in mice suggests that the gut microbiome may influence the circadian rhythm, playing an important role in regulating fat intake.... Read More

13

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Sulfur burps: Remedies, treatment, and causes In this article, learn about sulfur burps. What is a sulfur burp and what might cause one to occur? When should a healthcare professional be consulted?... Read More

12

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Omega-3 may keep gut microbiota diverse and healthy A new study suggests that an intake of omega-3 fatty acids - commonly found in fish oil - may improve the biodiversity of the ... Read More

11

Sep2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today What is a hemicolectomy? Uses and procedure In this article, learn about a hemicolectomy, including how to prepare and what to expect during recovery. How is it performed and what are the risks?... Read More

11

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What is a hemicolectomy? Uses and procedure In this article, learn about a hemicolectomy, including how to prepare and what to expect during recovery. How is it performed and what are the ... Read More

09

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Exercise may alter men's food choices, but not women's How does exercise influence diet? According to the results of a new study, the answer may depend on whether you are a man ... Read More

08

Sep2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Cancer detected in just 10 seconds with new device A state-of-the-art device that can accurately identify cancerous tissue in just 10 seconds has the potential to transform cancer surgery. more info...

04

Sep2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor Music is not only a major part of Dan Fabbio's life, as a music teacher it is his livelihood. more info...

02

Sep2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect In this article, we look at the process of breast reconstruction surgery, the reasons for choosing this surgery, alternative options, and recovery outlook. more ... Read More

01

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Altered bacterial communities in the gut could be an indicator for Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease is an insidious disease: by the time it manifests as the typical motor dysfunctions such as tremors ... Read More

01

Sep2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Bowel cancer study reveals impact of mutations on protein networks The results show the important role proteins play in predicting the effects of mutations and the cancer's response to drugs.... Read More

30

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Obesity: Lack of 'satiety hormones' plays a role Obese individuals have fewer cells in the gastrointestinal tract that secrete satiety hormones in response to food, which may lead to overeating.... Read More

29

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Anesthesia and surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhood General anesthesia and surgery in otherwise healthy infants under the age of 1 year old could be associated with decreases in the amount ... Read More

28

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Diarrhea after drinking alcohol: What causes it? Drinking alcohol can have many side effects, including bouts of diarrhea. Find out why this happens and what can be done to prevent it.... Read More

28

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Blood test for colitis screening using infrared technology could reduce dependence on colonoscopy A fast, simple blood test for ulcerative colitis using infrared spectroscopy could provide a cheaper, less invasive alternative for ... Read More

27

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Loss of microbial gut diversity a threat to health? Bacteria, viruses, and fungi are integral to human health. Find out why their contribution is so important and how modern life threatens their ... Read More

25

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do. more info...

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Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Scientists uncover a deadly 'addiction' in oesophageal cancer Scientists have discovered a new way of attacking oesophageal cancer cells that could make use of an existing drug in a new approach to ... Read More

25

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame Researchers have found that gut bacteria alter small molecules called microRNAs in areas of the brain that are involved in anxiety and depression.... Read More

22

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut bacteria influence the brain indirectly, study shows A new study shows that some gut bacteria influence the brain through blood cortisol. This might have implications for ASD, but further studies are ... Read More

22

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep Lack of sleep immediately prior to surgery may worsen postoperative pain, but caffeine may help to offset this effect, according to a new study in ... Read More

22

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging A new study shows that a class of chemical compounds produced by gut bacteria and found in broccoli combats aging and considerably extends 'healthspan.'... Read More

18

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today How decision-making habits influence the breast cancer treatments women consider Certain values more often led women to weigh double mastectomy.A new study finds that more than half of women with early stage breast cancer ... Read More

18

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Acupuncture, electrotherapy after knee replacement associated with reduced and delayed opioid use An analysis of drug-free interventions to reduce pain or opioid use after total knee replacement found modest but clinically significant evidence that ... Read More

18

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today New tool aims to make surgery safer by helping doctors see nerves Nerve-illuminating tool outperforms visual inspection; could reduce surgery related injury and chronic pain. more info...

17

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Disrupted gut microbiome makes children more susceptible to amoebic dysentery Children with lower diversity of microbial species in their intestines are more susceptible to severe infection with the Entamoeba histolytica parasite, according ... Read More

16

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Does laser therapy for knee pain work? Laser therapy is an experimental type of treatment being offered for knee pain. We look at the science behind it, and benefits or risks of laser therapy.... Read More

14

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Choledocholithiasis: Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis Choledocholithiasis is when a gallstone becomes stuck in one of the ducts of the bile system. Learn about the causes, risk factors, and treatments. more ... Read More

14

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Rotavirus vaccines continue to reduce diarrhea hospitalizations, medical costs in US kids Following the introduction of routine childhood vaccination against rotavirus, a common cause of diarrheal illness, more than 380,000 children avoided ... Read More

14

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today C-section delivery associated with increased risk of complications from hysterectomy Having a previous cesarean delivery significantly increased the risk of reoperation and complications among women undergoing a hysterectomy later in life, according to a ... Read More

12

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Vasectomy reversal: What to expect What is a vasectomy, what is a vasectomy reversal and what should be expected before a vasectomy reversal? Learn about the recovery after the procedure. more info...

11

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Six foods that cause diarrhea In this article, learn about six foods that may contribute to diarrhea and how to tell if diarrhea is due to food. What treatments are recommended?... Read More

11

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Colorectal cancer death rates rising in people under 55 A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening ... Read More

11

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Obese heart surgery patients require significantly more ICU resources Growing obesity problem prompts closer look at ways to maximize critical care resource management. more info...

10

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Scientists reveal source of human heartbeat in 3D A pioneering new study is set to help surgeons repair hearts without damaging precious tissue. more info...

09

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How to stop vomiting: Home remedies What are the main causes of nausea and vomiting, and what home remedies are recommended? What home remedies may help children who are vomiting?... Read More

09

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Could probiotics help to fight multiple sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis, a debilitating autoimmune disease, is difficult to treat. New research looking at the role of gut bacteria offers new hope. more ... Read More

08

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Protein-rich diet may help soothe inflamed gut Immune cells patrol the gut to ensure that harmful microbes hidden in the food we eat don't sneak into the body. more info...

08

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Hypophysectomy: Procedure, recovery, and complications In this article, learn about hypophysectomy and why a person may need one. What happens during a hypophysectomy and are there any alternatives? more info...

07

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Empty nose syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and treatment What is empty nose syndrome, what are the main causes, and how is empty nose syndrome diagnosed? Learn about empty nose syndrome and turbinate surgery.... Read More

07

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Natural compound coupled with specific gut microbes may prevent severe flu Mouse study reveals how gut microbes fight influenza.Microbes that live in the gut don't just digest food. They also have far-reaching ... Read More

05

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ascites: Causes, symptoms, and treatment Ascites is a symptom of liver disease, heart failure, and cancer. It involves uncomfortable abdominal swelling. The underlying causes can be fatal. more info...

04

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Smaller, smarter, softer robotic arm for endoscopic surgery Flexible endoscopes can snake through narrow passages to treat difficult to reach areas of the body. more info...

04

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gene-regulatory factors shown to improve pancreatic cancer response to chemotherapy Pancreatic cancer is a particularly devastating disease because of the difficulty of identifying it at an early stage, and the difficulty of ... Read More

03

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today New method for organ transplant monitoring promises better care for patients Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science techniques, a team of researchers has developed a new method for monitoring the health ... Read More

03

Aug2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gastroparesis diet: Eight tips to help delayed stomach emptying Gastroparesis is when there is a delay in the stomach being emptied. We cover eight tips to help treat this gastroparesis and prevent ... Read More

03

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Penectomy: Surgery, risks, and outlook In this article learn about a penectomy. What is a penectomy and who is at risk? What physical adjustments may be involved in the recovery process? more ... Read More

02

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today New surgical strategy offers hope for repairing spinal injuries Surgery to reconnect sensory neurons to the spinal cord after a traumatic spinal injury works because offshoots from the spinal cord complete the spinal circuit.... Read More

01

Aug2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Hydrocelectomy: All you need to know Hydrocelectomy is a type of surgical procedure to remove sacs of fluid from the scrotum. Learn about hydrocelectomy, what to expect, and the outlook. more info...

31

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Slug mucus inspires new type of surgical glue to close wounds Inspired by a type of mucus secreted by slugs, researchers have developed a sticky but flexible substance that effectively seals wounds after surgery.... Read More

31

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Co-infection with two common gut pathogens worsens malnutrition in mice New mouse model could help reveal the impact of gut microbe interactions in malnourished children. more info...

28

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today MSG: More than just a food additive Monosodium glutamate is a commonly used but controversial food additive, with important functions in the brain and the gut. more info...

28

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Globus pharyngeus: What is this sensation? Globus pharyngeus is the sensation of having something stuck in the throat. In this article, learn about the condition, its causes, and how to treat it.... Read More

26

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Rural living tied to lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease A study of Canadian populations finds that living in urban households is tied to a lower chance of being diagnosed with IBD, ... Read More

26

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Tenesmus: Symptoms, causes, and treatment Tenesmus describes the feeling of being unable to empty the bowels properly. Learn about the causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and management options. more ... Read More

25

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today A2 milk: What you need to know What is A2 milk? This new milk on the market is supposedly healthier and easy to digest, but what is the truth? We look at ... Read More

24

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Enterocolitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment Enterocolitis is an inflammation in the gut. Learn about the different types, how it develops, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.... Read More

24

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood.... Read More

24

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Setting the record straight: Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) do not cause dementia Several studies have reported associations between proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use and dementia. more info...

24

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Study finds obese patients don't need to lose weight before total joint replacement Long-term relief from joint replacement surgery similar in obese and non-obese patients. more info...

23

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Epigastric hernia: Causes, repair, and recovery What is an epigastric hernia? Learn about the causes of an epigastric hernia, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect from surgery.... Read More

23

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Epigastric hernia: Causes, repair, and recovery What is an epigastric hernia? Learn about the causes of an epigastric hernia, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect from surgery. more ... Read More

20

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Radiation prior to surgery reduces risk of secondary tumors in early-stage breast cancer Moffitt Cancer Center researchers launched a first of its kind study comparing the long-term benefits of radiation therapy in women with ... Read More

19

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Partnering cells turn off immune attack on pancreatic tumors Two cell types work together to protect pancreatic tumors from destruction by the immune system. But, blocking this partnership may restore the system's ... Read More

19

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today 18 months after double hand transplant, child is now able to write, and feed and dress himself independently The world's first double hand transplant in a child has been successful under carefully considered circumstances.... Read More

17

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives Most men just as likely to survive with limited or no treatment.A major 20-year study provides further evidence that prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits ... Read More

17

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Marsupialization: What to expect What is marsupialization and when is it used? Learn about possible complications, when to see a doctor about a cyst, and alternative treatments. more info...

17

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Whipple procedure: Risks, benefits, and how to prepare The Whipple procedure is a complex operation sometimes used to treat pancreatic cancer. Learn about the benefits and risks of the Whipple procedure. more ... Read More

17

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Study: Diet not connected to GI problems in children with autism Stress - not nutrition - likely cause of increased GI issues.Many children with autism spectrum disorder experience significant gastrointestinal issues, but ... Read More

14

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Bacterium promotes colorectal tumor growth New research shows that a bacterium actively drives the growth of cancer cells in colorectal cancer. The findings may, in the future, improve treatment. more ... Read More

14

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Calcium could be the answer to C. difficile infection Calcium is key in allowing Clostridium difficile to germinate, a new study finds, but it might also be the answer to stopping or ... Read More

13

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Antibiotics taken late in pregnancy can increase risk for IBD in offspring Study in mice underscores concern over unwarranted use of antibiotics during pregnancy and early development. more info...

11

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Axillary web syndrome: Symptoms and treatment Axillary web syndrome is a condition that is most commonly caused by surgery for breast cancer. Learn about the symptoms, and how it can be treated.... Read More

10

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How does a high-fat diet raise colorectal cancer risk? A high-fat diet is linked to a greater risk of colorectal cancer. Now, researchers believe they have found a molecular explanation for this ... Read More

10

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Bleeding ulcer: What causes it and is it serious? What are the symptoms of a bleeding ulcer and what causes peptic ulcers? Learn about the diagnosis, treatment, outlook, and myths about bleeding ... Read More

09

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Fifteen possible causes of abdominal pain What is abdominal pain, what are the causes, and what are the symptoms? Are some causes more serious than others? When should medical attention be sought?... Read More

07

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today General anesthetic may disrupt brain development in children New study finds that general anesthetic given to infant mice severely alters neuronal growth. The researchers also find evidence of the mechanisms at work.... Read More

07

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today BRAT diet: Benefits, risks, and treating diarrhea What is the BRAT diet, how does the BRAT diet work, and is it effective? Learn if the diet is safe, when to see a ... Read More

07

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Kidney transplants: Many discarded kidneys could prolong life A new study shows that many discarded kidneys, even those with poor biopsy results, could have been kept for transplants in the future, research shows.... Read More

07

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Researchers make significant progress in engineering digestive system tissues Researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine have reached important milestones in their quest to engineer replacement tissue in the lab to ... Read More

06

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Are engineered organs finally becoming reality in medicine? Babies, new mothers, cancer surgery patients, and the elderly are all in need of new treatment options for gastrointestinal problems. more info...

06

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut microbes influence the body's response to high-fat diet After switching to a high-fat diet, genetically similar mice showed differences in outcomes that could be predicted by gut microbe markers in their ... Read More

06

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Scientists identify cause, possible treatment for life-threatening gut condition Investigators at the National Institutes of Health and international colleagues have discovered a genetic cause and potential treatment strategy for a rare immune ... Read More

06

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Why do chili peppers give us the hiccups? From the Carolina Reaper to the newly discovered Dragon's Breath, chili peppers are getting hotter. Find out what happens when the chili hiccups strike.... Read More

05

Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Liquid biopsies: A non-invasive look at treatment response A new study presented at the ESMO 19th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, shows that so-called "liquid biopsies", blood tests that detect circulating tumour ... Read More

05

Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Three things I wish I'd known: Looking back at residency life What do young doctors wish they had known before starting residency, the notoriously tough specialty training? One plastic surgeon shares his experience.... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Common heartburn drugs tied to higher risk of death A large study finds that PPIs - used by millions for heartburn and ulcers - are linked to higher risk of death and ... Read More

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Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today 3-D-printed models could transform heart valve replacements A study shows how 3-D-printed heart valve models can predict how well a prosthetic heart valve will fit a patient, which could lower their risk of leakage.... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Vitamin B12 shots: Uses, benefits, and side effects Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for human health. Learn about B12 shots, who may need them, as well as the potential benefits and ... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Right-sided colorectal tumours: An internal radiation advantage For patients with colorectal cancer that has metastasized to the liver, having a primary tumour on the left side, as opposed to the right side ... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Parts of Mediterranean diet shown to prevent colorectal cancer A new study highlights the specific elements of the Mediterranean diet that are the most important for keeping colorectal cancer at bay.... Read More

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Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Polydipsia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment In this article, learn about polydipsia and how it may be a symptom of diabetes. What are the causes of polydipsia and when should a doctor be consulted?... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Scientists find genes that may cause inflammatory bowel disease From hundreds of genes potentially responsible for inflammatory bowel disease, a new genome-wide analysis focuses on a few that may cause the illness.... Read More

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Jul2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Dry socket: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment Dry socket is a complication which may occur after having a tooth extracted. Learn how it is diagnosed, how to manage symptoms, and how to prevent it.... Read More

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Jul2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Belladonna: Uses and risks Learn about belladonna and how it may be used to treat conditions such as Parkinson's, IBS, and stomach ulcers, as well as the associated risks. more ... Read More

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today An infallible hand-held probe to aid cancer surgery Canadian researchers have invented an intraoperative probe that reliably detects multiple types of tumour cells. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Microscope can scan tumors during surgery and examine cancer biopsies in 3-D When women undergo lumpectomies to remove breast cancer, doctors try to remove all the cancerous tissue while conserving as much of the ... Read More

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Study: Minimally-invasive surgery outcomes more favorable versus traditional open surgery Minimally-invasive surgery leads to more favorable 30-day postoperative outcomes versus traditional open surgery, according to a study led by physicians from the Vattikuti Urology ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Study: Minimally-invasive surgery outcomes more favorable versus traditional open surgery Minimally-invasive surgery leads to more favorable 30-day postoperative outcomes versus traditional open surgery, according to a study led by physicians from the ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Study links immune responses to intestinal microbes with rheumatoid arthritis In patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), self-reactive T cell responses cause inflammation and progressive damage to synovial joints. more info...

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Seafood poisoning bug thwarts a key host defense by attacking the cell's cytoskeleton The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn's symptoms A diet high in coconut oil and other plant-derived fats may alter gut bacteria diversity, reducing gut inflammation for patients with Crohn's disease.... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Exhausted immune cells linked to irritable bowel syndrome Adelaide researchers have for the first time discovered that a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome is associated with exhaustion of the immune system ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Researchers unravel mechanism behind bowel paralysis after surgery In the days following abdominal surgery, patients' intestinal contents pass more slowly or not at all. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Researchers unravel mechanism behind bowel paralysis after surgery In the days following abdominal surgery, patients' intestinal contents pass more slowly or not at all. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Surgery patients placed in alternate ICUs due to crowding get less attention from doctors Penn study highlights one possible reason why 'ICU boarders' tend to suffer worse outcomes. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Pilonidal cyst: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment In this article, we take a closer look at pilonidal cysts, including the risk factors, the recovery process, and if they can be prevented. more info...

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Pre-clinical study suggests Parkinson's could start in gut endocrine cells Recent research on Parkinson's disease has focused on the gut-brain connection, examining patients' gut bacteria, and even how severing the vagus nerve ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today New screening tool helps ID heart surgery patients at risk for malnutrition Simple risk score guides surgeons in providing nutrition support sooner and more aggressively. more info...

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Lung biopsy procedure: What to expect What are the different types of lung biopsy and who will need a lung biopsy? Learn about the preparation, risks, recovery, and benefits of a biopsy.... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ulcerative colitis flares: Managing and easing symptoms What are the causes of ulcerative colitis and what are the symptoms of a flare? Learn how to manage flares, how to reduce them, and ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ulcerative colitis: Defining and treating pain What is the cause of ulcerative colitis pain and how is it diagnosed? Learn about how frequent the pain may be and how to control the ... Read More

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Study: Common surgical treatment for melanoma does not improve patients' overall survival Patients who receive the standard surgical treatment for melanoma that has spread to one or more key lymph nodes do not live ... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ulcerative colitis diet: Foods to choose and avoid What foods may be beneficial and what foods may be triggers for people with ulcerative colitis? How are problem foods identified and avoided?... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Can you be allergic to coffee? If you have anxiety, a faster heartbeat, or an upset stomach after drinking coffee, you probably have a caffeine sensitivity. But could it be an allergy?... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Can you be allergic to sugar? In this article, we look at the differences between an allergy and a food intolerance, including the causes, symptoms, and risk factors. more info...

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Listeria infection could be prevented with gut bacteria, study finds Researchers have identified four species of gut bacteria that they say could protect high-risk individuals against Listeria infection. more info...

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Crohn's disease vs. ulcerative colitis: What is the difference? What is Crohn's disease and what is ulcerative colitis? How are they similar and what are the differences in symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ulcerative colitis: Do probiotics help? Probiotics are similar to the good bacteria already found in the intestines. Can eating probiotics restore the balance of bacteria in the digestive tract? more ... Read More

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Jun2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Chronic pain after C-section may be reduced by breast-feeding Breast-feeding for at least 2 months after a C-section may reduce the risk of chronic pain 4 months after the procedure, a new study finds.... Read More

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Ulcerative colitis: Natural remedies for managing symptoms What are the symptoms of ulcerative colitis? Can natural remedies manage symptoms, and what lifestyle and dietary changes are recommended. more info...

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Jun2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Despite substantial global reduction in diarrhoea deaths, half a million children still die from diseases each year The number of child deaths caused by diarrhoea reduced by a third between 2005-2015, but ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Handwashing with cold water just as good as hot water for killing bacteria A new study shows that washing your hands with cold water instead of hot for as little as 10 ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Early menopause: What you need to know Early menopause may occur naturally or by medical treatments. What are the causes, what are the symptoms, and how can early menopause symptoms be treated?... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Ketamine may not reduce post-surgery pain, delirium A new clinical trial suggests that the drug currently used to reduce postoperative pain and delirium may not be effective after all. more info...

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today What causes stomach pain at night? In this article, learn about the common causes of nighttime stomach pain, the ways to prevent and treat nighttime stomach pain, and when to see a ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Surgical menopause: Effects, risks, and outlook An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure in which a woman's ovaries are removed, prompting menopause. Learn more about this surgery and its side effects. more info...

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Researchers develop computer model of hand to improve finger joint surgery Clinicians and researchers in Southampton are leading a pioneering study into the use of computer-generated hand models to help improve the success of ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Skin-sparing mastectomy: Benefits and options In this article, learn about how a skin-sparing mastectomy works, the reconstruction options available, and what to expect during recovery. more info...

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Weight loss after gallbladder removal: Causes and how to manage it What causes weight changes after surgery and how can weight be managed? What diet is recommended and who may be affected ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Weight loss after gallbladder removal: Causes and how to manage it What causes weight changes after surgery and how can weight be managed? What diet is recommended and who may be affected by the ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: What to expect The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article. more info...

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Nausea after eating: Symptoms, causes, and treatment Feeling nauseated after eating can indicate a variety of underlying conditions. Learn more about the causes of nausea and when to see a doctor.... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Depression after surgery: What you need to know In this article, learn about why it is common to experience depression after surgery, as well as the steps you can take to manage the symptoms.... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today The secret to combating pancreatic cancer may lie in suppression of a common protein New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) shows new promise ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Prostate cancer surgery: Types and what to expect In this article, we take a close look at the types of surgery used to treat prostate cancer, as well as what to expect during and ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Intestinal fungi linked to worsening of alcoholic liver disease A new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is among the first to suggest that intestinal fungi ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Weight loss surgery may cause alcohol addiction New large-scale, long-term study suggests that a popular weight loss surgical procedure may raise the risk of alcohol dependence, years after surgery. more info...

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Following gastric band surgery, device-related reoperation common, costly Among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric band surgery, reoperation was common, costly, and varied widely across hospital referral regions, according to a study...... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today New imaging technique aims to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer Of the quarter-million women diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the United States, about 180,000 undergo surgery to remove the cancerous tissue while ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Warm weather increases the incidence of serious surgical site infections Surgical site infections, a common healthcare-associated infection, are seasonal - increasing in the summer and decreasing in the winter-according to new research published online ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Direct vs. indirect inguinal hernias: Symptoms, causes, and treatment In this article, we look at the key differences between direct and indirect inguinal hernias, as well as who is at risk and how hernias ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Scientists uncover a role for the microbiome in regulating fear responses New research has shown that the microbiome, the collective trillions of bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract, regulates fear responses and modifies ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Direct vs. indirect inguinal hernias: Symptoms, causes, and treatment In this article, we look at the key differences between direct and indirect inguinal hernias, as well as who is at risk and ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today New research suggests more sensitive approaches to detect and monitor inflammatory bowel disease A University of Manchester test on the mucus lining of the intestine, performed in mice, has found changes in ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Whole tomato extract may prevent, treat stomach cancer You might want to add tomatoes to your grocery list; researchers have found that whole tomato extract has the potential to fight stomach cancer.... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Experts warn parents of the risks of getting vegan diets wrong in young children Experts at the 50th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) are ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Beware of parasites in raw/undercooked fish, warn doctors An unseen hazard of eating raw or undercooked fish/seafood is on the rise in Western countries, where dishes, such as sushi, are becoming increasingly ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Researchers develop low tech method for environmental sampling of campylobacter A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has developed a novel method for assessing human/pathogen interactions in the natural environment, using ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Mandatory headwear does not influence surgical site infections Surgical site infections are noteworthy and costly health complications. Patients with infections are likely to stay longer an intensive care unit and a hospital.... Read More

12

May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today How cells combat Salmonella With drug resistance being on the rise worldwide, bacterial infections pose one of the greatest global threats to human health. more info...

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Precision medicine improves treatment outcomes for some pancreatic cancer patients University of Pittsburgh and UPMC researchers are paving the way for genome-targeted treatments in pancreatic cancer, an especially deadly form of cancer ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gluten-free foods may not be healthful, study warns A new study suggests that gluten-free products have poor nutritional value, compared with their gluten-containing counterparts. This may mislead consumers. more info...

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Catheter or surgery? Clinical study on heart valve replacement begins One of the most common acquired heart diseases in the over 75's is aortic valve stenosis. Normally, it requires the replacement of the valve.... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today New enzyme blocks gluten, relieves symptoms of gluten intolerance Taking an enzyme tablet blocks gluten from entering the small intestine, new study finds, significantly improving symptoms in gluten-sensitive patients. more ... Read More

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May2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Pinpointing where seizures are coming from, by looking between the seizures A computational approach developed at Boston Children's Hospital, described in the journal Neurosurgery, could enable more patients with epilepsy to benefit from surgery ... Read More

03

May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Fatty liver: Diagnosis of advanced fibrosis from stool microbes shows promise A new study suggests that advanced fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease might be diagnosed from the gut microbiome signature of ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Do not avoid gluten unless you have celiac disease, researchers say A new study looks at the link between long-term gluten consumption and coronary heart disease among people who do not have ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Mesenteric adenitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment In this article, learn about mesenteric adenitis, which is also known as mesenteric lymphadenitis. How is it diagnosed and what treatments are available? more ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today First endoscopic stricturotomy with needle knife study for intestinal strictures in IBD Cleveland Clinic doctors have published the first study illustrating the safety and efficacy of endoscopic needle knife therapy for intestinal ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today New model could speed up colon cancer research Using the gene-editing system known as CRISPR, MIT researchers have shown in mice that they can generate colon tumors that very closely resemble human ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Are oats gluten-free? Know the facts Oats are high in fiber and full of nutrients, but are they safe for people with celiac disease or a gluten intolerance? Learn more in this ... Read More

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May2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Proctalgia fugax and anal pain: Causes and treatments Learn about proctalgia fugax, how it is diagnosed, what treatments are available, and can lifestyle changes help? What are other anorectal pain syndromes?... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Soy protein may improve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease Consumption of soy protein may alleviate some of the symptoms associated with inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Diet tips for a healthy gallbladder What is a gallbladder diet and what foods support a gallbladder diet? Learn about which foods to avoid and the diet to follow after gallbladder surgery.... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have discovered abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria ... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancer Patients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds research published in Lancet Oncology.... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Gut bacteria tell the brain what animals should eat Neuroscientists have, for the first time, shown that gut bacteria "speak" to the brain to control food choices in animals. more ... Read More

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Apr2017
GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today Barium swallow: What to expect and side effects Barium is a white liquid used to coat the organs of the digestive system during an X-ray. Learn about the procedure in this article.... Read More

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Apr2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Women with aortic aneurysms fare much worse than men, new study finds Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found.... Read More

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Apr2017
Surgery News From Medical News Today Tracking unstable chromosomes helps predict lung cancer's return Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumours increase the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse ... Read More

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Apr2017