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New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn’s Disease

April 13, 2017. 4:00 PM EST. Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay By Dennis Thompson
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Study Links Celiac Disease, Anorexia

April 04, 2017 Chances of being diagnosed with eating disorder were higher in those with gluten intolerance

Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia

April 04, 2017 Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

Far Fewer Kids Are Dying Worldwide, but Gains Are Uneven

April 03, 2017 While study found great progress, problems persist in South Asia and parts of Africa

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

March 24, 2017 Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test

Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

March 22, 2017 Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

March 09, 2017 People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk

March 01, 2017 Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50

March 01, 2017 Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trend

Live Healthy, Live Longer

February 24, 2017 Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

For a Fun and Safe Tropical Getaway, Plan Ahead

February 17, 2017 Be aware of unusual health risks in the Caribbean and Central and South America, doctor advises

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids’ Appendicitis?

February 17, 2017 Review found many with inflamed appendix were fine with antibiotics alone, but more research needed

Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals

February 16, 2017 Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

Common Painkillers Don’t Ease Back Pain, Study Finds

February 02, 2017 Patients who took NSAIDs were also 2.5 times more likely to suffer gastrointestinal side effects

Fecal Transplant Shows Early Promise Against Autism

January 26, 2017 Small study found giving healthy gut bacteria to young patients led to reduction in symptoms

Antibiotic Overuse Behind ‘Superbug’ Outbreak in U.K. Hospitals

January 25, 2017 Finding could have implications for U.S. hospitals, study authors say