By John Ericson | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 20:59
Our caloric intake is largely determined by the digestive process itself rather than the hard value ascribed to the food product.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 08/05/2013 - 22:04
A Japanese toilet now has an app that can help quantify bowel movements, raising awareness for any conditions that might develop.
By Sabrina Bachai | Sat, 08/03/2013 - 14:34
The FDA has linked the outbreak of the rare parasite cyclospora to bagged lettuce from a Mexican farm distributed to two popular American chain restaurants.
By Samantha Olson | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 13:02
Poor hygiene, limited access to safe water, and poor sanitation are all linked to impaired growth in children under the age of five.
By John Ericson | Wed, 07/24/2013 - 23:15
A new inexpensive, effective material could revolutionize food safety.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 07/18/2013 - 08:15
Doctors use the social media site Facebook to find the source of a strep throat outbreak among high school students in Minnesota.
By Cindy del Rosario | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 22:08
The rare foodborne parasite has plagued dozens in Iowa and Nebraska, leaving public health officials bewildered over its origin.
By Anoopa Singh | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 15:21
Exalenz's new BreathID test detects ulcers and their bacterial causes quickly, leading to more effective treatment.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:15
Penn State study finds that whole chickens from farmers markets may have more pathogenic bacteria.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/10/2013 - 16:53
New probiotic dietary supplements are intended to improve your digestion, but they may also boost your dream life.
By Anoopa Singh | Wed, 07/10/2013 - 14:25
New HIV treatments may focus on dangerous bacteria in the digestive system, found at high levels in HIV-positive individuals, worsening their infection.
By Cindy del Rosario | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 00:28
Kids who appeared in an emergency department with abdominal pain were most commonly diagnosed with constipation, one of the easiest to conditions to prevent and treat.
By Anthony Rivas | Sun, 06/09/2013 - 16:57
Gastrointestinal endoscopes are meant to screen for problems someone might have in their tracts, but healthcare professionals might want to look into getting the "bio dirt" off first.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:54
Health experts in the UK claim bras that don't fit a woman's proportions can cause various digestive problems, as well as neck and back concerns.
By Ansa Varughese | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 16:39
NIH researchers linked altered BACH2 genes to cases of Crohn's disease, type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and asthma, among other autoimmune disorders.