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Breast Cancer Linked to Colorectal Cancer

  2009-10-03 18:19:24

A study reported in the International Journal of Cancer states that a Canadian team has discovered a link between ...   read more

Popcorn: The Healthy Snack!

  2009-10-03 18:14:45

Popcorn contains high levels of polyphenols, antioxidants that may help reduce the risk of some disease, including heart disease ...   read more

Foods with a Function

  2009-10-03 18:10:58

Fairly new to the market are products called functional foods, which provide more than just basic nutrition. Probiotics and ...   read more

Small-Town Life, Gluten Free

  2009-10-03 18:09:40

People with celiac disease in south-central Pennsylvania will be delighted to know that their medical needs are being met ...   read more

Not Celiac? Gluten Could Still Be a Problem

  2009-10-03 18:05:34

Celiac disease is caused by sensitivity to gluten, which is found in wheat; however, many patients who test negative ...   read more

The Price of Gluten Free

  2009-10-03 18:03:25

Patients with celiac disease can suffer life-threatening problems, including low bone density, anemia, and serious malnutrition. There are many ...   read more

High-Fiber Foods See Improved Flavor

  2009-10-03 18:01:49

Manufacturers of high-fiber foods are working on adding more healthy fiber to their prepackaged products. In the past, more ...   read more

Tips for Gas Relief

  2009-10-03 17:54:48

Many people with GI disorders are troubled by gas: bloating, belching, or flatulence. This site gives the causes of ...   read more

Achieve Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Surgery Using Probiotics

  2009-10-03 17:52:07

A study published in the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery suggests that after gastric bypass surgery, probiotics will help reduce ...   read more

Social Stress and Stomach Fat

  2009-10-03 17:41:37

A study in the journal Obesity examined subordinate monkeys who were often excluded from group activities, such as grooming. ...   read more

Celiac Disease Four Times More Common Today Than in the 1950s

  2009-08-04 19:38:33

A study of the blood of Air Force recruits from the 1950s shows that gluten intolerance is four times ...   read more

Probiotics and Diverticulitis

  2009-08-04 19:37:44

Do probiotics help treat diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is a condition caused by bacterial infection of small pouches in the lining ...   read more

Eat Your Veggies to Reduce Cancer Risk

  2009-08-04 19:35:49

A study of 60,000 people published in the British Journal of Cancer showed that vegetarians are less likely to ...   read more

Supplements are safe! Or are they?

  2009-08-04 19:34:17

Over-the-counter herbal and vitamin supplements are an inexpensive and seemingly safe alternative to prescription medications. After all, the label ...   read more

Good Health on a Budget

  2009-08-04 19:33:01

A tighter hold on the wallet can mean tightening the belt as well. There are smart ways to save ...   read more

Probiotics and the Common Cold

  2009-08-04 19:23:14

A study recently published in Pediatrics shows that children who were treated with probiotics showed a decrease in cold ...   read more

Adult-Onset Celiac Disease

  2009-08-04 19:22:16

A Finnish study shows that celiac disease can affect adults for the first time, rather than striking in childhood. ...   read more

Diet Is Key to a Long Life

  2009-07-09 09:51:11

A study by Professor Ashima Kant of Queens College of the City University of New York shows that people ...   read more

An Idea Whose Time Has Come: A Gluten-Free Social Networking Site

  2009-07-09 09:50:04

With all the buzz about Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, it’s good to know that there is now Gluten-Free Faces, ...   read more

Diarrhea: Causes and Cures

  2009-07-09 09:38:08

There are 4 major causes for diarrhea: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a bacterial GI infection, ...   read more

Gluten-Free Diet Not Compatible with GI Bacteria

  2009-06-07 18:50:30

Researchers at the Spanish National Research Council placed 10 healthy people on gluten-free diets, and then measured levels of ...   read more

Rezular Fails in Clinical Trials

  2009-06-07 18:47:22

A new drug for gastrointestinal conditions, called Rezular, did not pass Phase III clinical trials conducted by its Irish ...   read more

Aspirin Beneficial for Reducing Cancer-Related Inflammation

  2009-05-19 09:29:14

A study at the UK Cancer Research demonstrated that aspirin can prevent certain kinds of cancer by blocking proteins ...   read more

What’s All the Fuss About Probiotics?

  2009-05-19 09:27:55

You have probably heard about probiotics, the wonder supplement that contain bacteria. Research shows that probiotics can also improve ...   read more

Probiotic Supplements Can Help Prevent Obesity in Pregnant Women

  2009-05-19 09:24:52

Probiotic Supplements Can Help Prevent Obesity in Pregnant WomenAnother trick up the sleeves of probiotic products! The European Congress ...   read more

State of Residence Correlated to State of Mind

  2009-05-03 10:21:08

A study to be published in the June issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that geographic ...   read more

Starbucks Jumps on the Gluten-Free Bandwagon

  2009-05-03 10:19:46

Starbucks has added a gluten-free pastry to its menu. Valencia Orange Cake is made with seven gluten-free ingredients and ...   read more

Let Them Eat Bread!

  2009-05-03 10:18:36

A support group in Delray Beach, FL, has raised $9,000 to offset the cost of gluten-free bread for people ...   read more

Glutamine Fights H. pylori

  2009-05-03 10:17:25

A mouse study performed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston shows that dietary glutamine helps protect against ...   read more

On the Menu: Blue-Plate Specials for GI Bacteria!

  2009-04-12 17:33:43

Prebiotics intended to feed healthy gut bacteria are more popular these days as an ingredient in common food products, ...   read more

Vegetarianism: Is it a genuine cancer-fighting diet?

  2009-03-30 20:30:38

A recent study of 52,700 men and women in the UK has shown that, as a whole, vegetarians have ...   read more

H. pylori Thwarted by Yogurt Vaccine

  2009-03-30 20:11:32

Researchers in Kyoto, Japan, have found that urease antibodies consumed in yogurt may help reduce gastritis and stomach ulcers ...   read more

Hidden Epidemic: Food Poisoning

  2009-03-10 13:53:48

One in four Americans gets a food-related illness each year, despite the safety of the American food supply. Some ...   read more

Cancer-Fighting Foods

  2009-03-10 13:51:44

Each year, over 500,000 Americans die from cancer, but many medical professionals believe that eating a healthier diet can ...   read more

Colon Cleansers: Helpful or Harmful?

  2009-02-28 20:38:37

The media portray colon cleansers as a necessary to a clean colon; however many medical experts believe these products ...   read more

Alternative Medicine Going Mainstream

  2009-01-25 18:05:58

Many medical practitioners are now incorporating complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into their patients’ treatment plans. Acupuncture, herbal medicine, ...   read more

Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria or Bogus Bugs?

  2009-01-19 19:44:55

Last year, 231 new products that included probiotics, healthy bacteria normally found in the digestive tract, appeared in stores. ...   read more

Lose Weight with Fiber!

  2009-01-19 19:40:52

If you’re looking for a new way to keep that “lose weight” New Year’s resolution, fiber may be the ...   read more

Yoga: Recipe for Stress Reduction

  2008-12-02 15:56:07

According to researchers at the University of North Carolina Hospitals, yoga may prove beneficial for IBS patients. A recent ...   read more

Probiotics: Falling out of Favor?

  2008-11-22 19:45:17

Most of us have heard of the benefits of products that contain probiotics, including improved digestion and allergies. Some ...   read more

Say Yes! to Yoga

  2008-11-22 19:44:00

Many researchers are studying the positive effects of practicing yoga. Doctors report improvement in patients with conditions such as ...   read more

The “Pros” of Probiotics

  2008-11-10 16:57:27

More food items these days are including good bacteria, called probiotics. According to dietitian Dee Harwell of Dynamic Dietetics, ...   read more

Are Dietary Supplements Safe?

  2008-09-28 12:39:21

As a result of the deaths related to ephedra, the FDA now requires that any adverse effects of dietary ...   read more

Kefir’s Questionable Health Benefits

  2008-09-28 12:34:38

Kefir is a yogurt-like beverage, containing different types of bacterial cultures and yeast, that has been advertized as a ...   read more

Toxic Metals Found in Ayurvedic Medicines

  2008-09-06 15:11:38

A study conducted by Boston University found that ayurvedic medicines and traditional herbal mixtures made in India are often ...   read more

Probiotics as Anti-Inflammatory

  2008-09-06 15:08:40

Researchers at Cork University College in Ireland recently demonstrated that a special strain of probiotic not only affect the ...   read more

A Night Out with AT-1001

  2008-08-24 16:36:06

For people with celiac disease, a new medication may end the fear of dining out. Alba Therapeutics is working ...   read more

New IBS Study: Mindfulness Meditation

  2008-07-08 19:48:06

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is currently recruiting women with IBS to participate in a study ...   read more

Probiotic Solution for Diarrhea

  2008-07-03 20:28:11

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal reports that Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 is an effective probiotic treatment for long-term diarrhea ...   read more

Fabulous Fiber

  2008-04-25 05:54:31

Fiber has many benefits, including better digestion, improvement of bowel movement, and reduced risk of diabetes; however, most Americans ...   read more

Bored Immune Systems Cause U.S. Food Allergy Epidemic?

  2008-04-12 11:14:01

The last 10 years have seen a marked increase in the number of Americans with food allergies. One in ...   read more

Natural Antibiotic Found in Feta Cheese

  2008-04-05 17:48:49

Feta cheese is now more than a delicious addition to a Mediterranean meal—it also has antibiotic properties. Panagiotis Chanos ...   read more

Nondrug Therapies Offer IBS Relief

  2008-03-28 06:25:30

One of the difficulties in treating IBS is that drug may prove ineffective for patients or may be associated ...   read more

Bacteria Reduce Kidney Stone Risk

  2008-03-28 06:23:57

A study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology shows that lack of a naturally occurring ...   read more

The Nose Knows, Doesn’t It? Aromatherapy Under Scrutiny

  2008-03-28 06:22:03

Researchers at the Ohio State University tested lemon oil, distilled water, and lavender to determine if fragrances affect mood, ...   read more

Probiotics: Are all the pictures rosy?

  2008-01-30 06:57:52

According to Dutch researchers, there was a significant mortality (8%) in a group of participants who used probiotics in ...   read more

Activia Ad Claims Under Legal Scrutiny

  2008-01-27 11:01:49

Yogurt maker Dannon is being sued by Trish Wiener for misleading advertising. Wiener claims that she purchased Dannon’s Activia, ...   read more

Bacteria with benefits

  2008-01-05 11:53:33

When most people think of bacteria, they think of sickness. However, products containing bacteria are a growing trend in ...   read more

Natural Clay in Treatment of Diarrhea in IBS

  2007-10-10 12:36:55

A group of researchers in Taiwan showed that natural clay named Dioctahedral smectite (DS) was useful in treating diarrhea-predominant ...   read more

Treatment of IBS with Osteopathy

  2007-10-10 12:35:51

Osteopathy is a manual treatment to relieve body complaints, which relies on mobilizing and manipulating body. In a recent ...   read more

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