Bacteria in the gut may play a far more significant role in weight loss and gastrointestinal problems than previously thought, according to new research.
Don't Drink, Drink, Drink!
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal states that binge drinking is an excessively common practice in the United States.
How Long to Suckle?
In 2001, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended that mothers exclusively breast feed their babies for the first six months. However, a new review disputes the WHO recommendation.
Chocolate Chip Recall
Barry Callebaut USA LLC is voluntarily recalling their semi-sweet chocolate chips sold in Kroger Stores due to undeclared milk protein that could cause dangerous allergic reactions.
FDA Shuts Down Dental Device Manufacturer
US Marshals, acting under a court order sought by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on Jan. 5 and 6, seized all dental devices from Rite-Dent Manufacturing Corporation, located in Hialeah, Fla.
Liver Disease Linked to Stroke
Using blood tests to detect liver disease could help predict stroke in at-risk patients, according to a study out of Toronto.
Non-Invasive Pancreatic Therapy Finds Success
Two studies have found a way to improve in-patient combined therapy for pancreatic disease, which has shown higher survival rates than surgery.
Calm Down Those Irritable Bowels
A huge breakthrough has been made in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and an antibiotic has already found long-term success in patients with the disease.