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Here's Why You Get Bloated When You Travel, a Dietitian Says - and 7 Ways to Make It Stop

Here's Why You Get Bloated When You Travel, a Dietitian Says - and 7 Ways to Make It Stop

13 hours ago   |   PopSugar

Two things we love about traveling: indulging in novel treats and taking a few days off from the gym. That rest does wonders, giving your mind and body a much-needed break, but...
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Incidence of GI cancers differs among rural, urban patients

20 hours ago   |   Healio

SAN DIEGO - Patients who live in rural and urban areas have experienced an unequal change in the incidence of gastrointestinal cancers, likely driven by differences in...
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Stelara demonstrates safety, efficacy in highly refractory Crohn's disease

1 day ago   |   Healio

SAN DIEGO - Ustekinumab resulted in clinical remission of Crohn's disease in more than half of patients in a large, highly refractory cohort, according to a study presented at...
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Patients with NASH-related decompensated cirrhosis demonstrate better mortality outcomes

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

SAN DIEGO - Decompensated cirrhosis due to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis may predict lower 90-day mortality compared with decompensated cirrhosis that results from other...
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Weight loss could be a risk factor for early-onset colorectal cancer

1 day ago   |   Healio

SAN DIEGO - Male sex and advanced age are both risk factors for the development of early-onset colorectal cancer, according to results of a case-control study presented at...
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Doctors Explain the Link Between Carbs and Belly Fat - and Which Carbs Are Healthiest

Doctors Explain the Link Between Carbs and Belly Fat - and Which Carbs Are Healthiest

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

Carbs aren't the only cause of belly fat , but if you eat a lot of them, they can certainly play a role. "If you eat any type of macronutrient in excess, you will gain weight...
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Highlights from Digestive Disease Week

2 days ago   |   Healio

Digestive Disease Week celebrated its 50th birthday during this year's meeting. In recognition of the milestone, meeting organizers held a celebration with live music from GI...
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5 recent IBS stories you may have missed

4 days ago   |   Healio

In case you missed it, the editors of Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease have compiled a recap of some of our most recent popular articles involving diet and...
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Sneaky Bulldog Swallows 19 Of His Human's Pacifiers, Because Dogs

Sneaky Bulldog Swallows 19 Of His Human's Pacifiers, Because Dogs

4 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

The vet found 19 pacifiers in the dog's stomach If you've got a mischieveous dog , you know how quickly they can get into things when left of their own devices. Even if you're...
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Top stories in gastroenterology: FDA issues safety alert on fecal transplants after patient dies, FDA clears device to improve cleansing for colonoscopy

5 days ago   |   Healio

Among the top stories in gastroenterology last week were the FDA's issuance of a safety alert on fecal transplants after a patient died and the FDA's clearance of a device to...
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Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women who wake up early may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to evening persons or night owls. Women who maintain health lifestyle, i.e., following a... Read more ...

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Pregnant women with migraine are at a higher risk of developing various complications such as risk of miscarriage, cesarean sections and giving birth to a child with low birth... Read more ...

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Regular exercise during middle and older age can cut down early death risk. So, start being more active as you age to live longer. Read more ...

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Dirty sinks and faucets in the hospital are often home to slime and biofilm, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction is a top priority for the overall reduction of healthcare-associated infections. Newly developed Female External Catheter... Read more ...

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

A link between higher levels of education and lowered risk of heart attack and stroke has been discovered by researchers. Read more ...

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

New urine test for prostate cancer was found to have enormous potential, said researchers. Read more ...

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Blood cancer patients are more likely to suffer complications such as blood clots and bleeding, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine learning approach better discriminated which patients would have a cardiac event from those who would not, said new study. Read more ...

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

Novel, non-invasive test has been developed to assess gut function. Early diagnosis would enable patients to control symptoms before they become severe, and improves their... Read more ...