Health News

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.