- New HIV treatments may focus on dangerous bacteria in the digestive system, found at high levels in HIV-positive individuals, worsening their infection.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ill-Fitting Bras Linked To Unexpected Health Problems, Jockey's 'Volumetric Fit Sytem' Claims RemedyHealth 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.
- NIH researchers linked altered BACH2 genes to cases of Crohn's disease, type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and asthma, among other autoimmune disorders.
- Supplementing the diet with the essential nutrient for two weeks substantially reduces the severity diarrhea in babies under 12 months old.
- Probiotic yogurt’s health benefits may include altering brain function, suggests new research. Changing the composition of your gut bacteria can affect mood, anxiety, stress, and pain sensitivity.
- A new study suggests it may be possible to test for potential side effects of the Crohn's disease drug infliximab before treatment is administered.
- FDA approves new treatment option for ulcerative colitis, a chronic disease that affects about 620,000 Americans.
- Treatment through cannabis may be beneficial to patients with Crohn's disease, new research finds.
- Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.
- A new study suggests a link between variations in the TLR1 gene and gastric bacterial infection.
All diseases that pertain to the gastrointestinal tract are labelled as digestive diseases. This includes symptoms and diseases of stomach and intestines, such as: constipation, diarrhea, GERD, heartburn, gas, bloating, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and others.