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A Combo a Day Keeps Surgery Away
The body’s immune system is a line of defense against infection. But sometimes, the immune system acts up and attacks the body’s cells.
Digestive System Woes for Children
Inflammatory bowel diseases are painful conditions that affect the digestive tract, often the small intestine and colon. More children appear to be suffering from these conditions.
Bowel Woes Linked to Heart Troubles
Symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be painful and interfere with a good quality of life. Recent research suggests that IBD symptoms may also be linked to heart health.
Strong Acne Meds Okay for Gastro Tract
When birth control pills can't clear up acne in women, a stronger medicine is the next step. But doctors and patients have been concerned about a few of these medicines and their possible links to inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
Protein Build-Up Could Mean Crohn's
Finding out if those stomach pains are from Crohn's disease can be hard to test. But the build up of certain proteins in the body could be a future test for the stomach problem, according to a new study.
Weaker Bones in Kids with Stomach Problems
Milk can do the body good. But if the calcium can't be absorbed well by kids, their bones don't do so well either. Kids with long-term digestive problems have lower bone density as they grow older, new research has found.
Avoiding Holiday Hassles With IBD
The holidays can be challenging – traveling is a hassle and big meals can bring diet anxieties. But the season is even more of a landmine for people with an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Low Feeling in the Gut
Stomach distress can put extra distress on persons with long-term stomach problems-- even those who have little to no pain, the problem still persists.
One Tummy Fix for Other Troubles
One stomach ache here can cause another kind of stomach ache there. And if that's the case, can one treatment help out both?
A Safe Tummy Test
It can take a lot of poking, cash and time to find out what that stomach problem is. For kids, it can be even more difficult to deal with the prodding.