Tag: digestive disease

Reduce Your Risk Before Stomach Cancer Symptoms Develop

Reduce Your Risk Before Stomach Cancer Symptoms Develop

Many years ago, stomach cancer was among the most lethal forms of cancer in the United States. Today, though, the disease is less common in the U.S., although it remains a leading cause of cancer death in less developed parts of the world.

Stomach cancer often begins as precancerous changes in

New Cures for Chronic Hepatitis C

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 75 percent of the people who have chronic hepatitis C (HCV) are of the baby boomer generation (born between 1945-1965). Most people with HCV feel fine, even though the virus may be slowly damaging the liver.

“Many believe they cannot

Fruitcakes and Cookies and Cocktails, Oh My!

Ah, ’tis the season of indulgence! It starts with leftover Halloween candy and doesn’t end until the New Year’s Eve-induced fog has cleared. Throw in several dashes of shopping and wassailing and it’s also peak time for increased stress in addition to the stress already felt by those who have

Bariatric Surgery May Help Mildly Obese Patients

A Cleveland Clinic study found that bariatric surgery, once an option primarily for severely obese individuals, may be helpful for mildly obese or overweight patients with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers studied the records of more than 1,000 bariatric surgery patients who had type 2 diabetes and a body mass index (BMI)

Ask the Experts: Peppermint Oil

Q. Peppermint oil has been used for hundreds of years for various stomach problems, including IBS. The oil is believed to have anti-spasmodic properties that help to relax the muscles of the intestine, and some research also suggests that it may have antimicrobial effects that reduce harmful bacteria.

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Six New Year’s Resolutions for Pain Relief

A new year means new resolutions. For arthritis patients—or anyone looking to be smarter about his or her health this year—we asked several Cleveland Clinic experts for their resolution recommendations to overcome pain and increase your function in 2016.
Anchor yourself
You know how it works: Too much stress prevents you from

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