Good Cancer News for Celiac Patients
A gluten-free diet can control or eliminate the painful symptoms of celiac disease. Now, there is more good news for celiac disease patients, especially the ones who eat gluten-free.
Constipation May Not Link with Colorectal Cancer
Folks are considered constipated if they have three or fewer bowel movements a week. Doctors often refer these individuals to get a colonoscopy screening. But is that the right move?
Multiple Sclerosis Rx Might Treat Cancer
The medication Gilenya ( fingolimod ) has been used to treat multiple sclerosis since 2008. Very preliminary studies suggest that it may have a future as an anti-cancer medication.
New Rx Approved For Intestinal Condition
Intestinal diseases and surgery can cause nutritional problems. A new drug has been approved to help combat these problems.
Moving Fast with a Cup of Joe
While that good cup of coffee gets your day going, it can also help the bathroom flow, even among patients having colon surgery.
Tech Helps Elderly Cancer Patients Live Longer
Cancer can be one of the most difficult things to live with, and for those fighting it at 80, treatments can be even more trying.
Inflammation, Bacteria and Colorectal Cancer
Trillions of bacteria - that's right trillions with a "t" - are found inside the lining of the colon. When inflammation enters the picture, that's when trouble can start. The bacteria and inflammation can team up and become a deadly duo.
Calming the Cancer of Inflammation
Inflammatory bowel diseases ( IBD ) such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are major risk factors for colorectal cancer. Why? Because these diseases cause constant inflammation - something cancer thrives on.
Colon Cleansing Clogged
Commitment to regular bowel movements can sometimes lead one to take extreme measures. Many herbal products offer quick fixes to get the system to speed up.
Yummy Yogurt Silences the Rumbly in Your Tummy
Scientists have discovered that a genetically altered version of a probiotic found in yogurt and cheese can be used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases (IBS) such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.