Exercise for digestive health? Yes! We all know that exercise is good for us, but did you know that it might actually alter the bacterial composition of your digestive system, helping to prevent disease and maintain overall good health? Recent research shows that exercise can have a positive effect on
Severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, bloody stools: These are just three of many manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Although these symptoms can be uncomfortable and disruptive, most people are able to keep their disease in check. In fact, chances are good that you know someone with IBD, but you don’t know
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Q. I’m concerned about the MERS virus that’s supposed to be heading our way. Is there real cause for concern? If so, are there any preventive measures we can take?
A. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is a coronavirus from the same family as the SARS virus, a respiratory
Bowel disease flares may raise risk of heart attack.
People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who suffer a first heart attack have an increased risk of death and second heart attack if their IBD flares. The connection was discovered in an analysis of nearly 73,451 patients in Denmark, who had suffered
More than 1 million people suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The diseases involve misdirected immune system attacks on gut tissue that cause inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. This can lead to chronic diarrhea, abdominal
If you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), you may experience diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping, fever, and fatigue—symptoms that can cause significant disruption in your daily life. However, with the right treatment, most IBD patients are able to keep their disease in check.
“The inflammatory bowel diseases are chronic inflammatory conditions
What is ulcerative colitis? Simply put, it’s a condition that causes inflammation and ulcers in the inside lining of the large intestine (rectum and colon). It affects just the top layer of the intestinal lining (called the mucosa).
Crohn’s disease also causes inflammation, usually in the small intestine, but it can
Millions of Women Are Missing Cervical Cancer Screenings
As many as eight million American women between the ages of 21 and 65 did not have a Pap test for cervical cancer between 2007 and 2011, even though recommendations call for testing every three years for women in this age group. These