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Avocados' Gut Punch
You probably already know avocados are good for you, but their benefits for your body are even greater than we thought.
Heartburn Treatments and Type 2 Diabetes
Proton pump inhibitors are often prescribed for acid reflux, but they raise the risk of type 2 diabetes. It's worth trying other approaches.
Another Supplement Bites the Dust
The American Gastroenterological Association found only three conditions that appear to be helped by probiotics. The rest were a bust.
Breastfeeding's Anti-Viral Effect
Breastfeeding, even a little, reduces the accumulation of dangerous viruses in babies' digestive tracts.
Seeking Google-Searching Suckers
Websites promoting probiotics claim their products will cure almost whatever ails you. Don't believe them; look deeper.
In Line at the Drug Store
Chronic diseases often mean multiple prescriptions and trips to the pharmacy. Medication synchronization programs streamline the process.
A Crohn's Miracle Cure?
The patient had a moderately severe form of the disease that didn't respond to treatment. He changed his diet, and his symptoms vanished.
Operating at a Loss
Gastric bypass surgery can work wonders. But it's not magic. A study looked at what helped people keep the weight off and what didn't.
Colon Cancer Screening by Mail
Screening for colon cancer in your own home has real appeal, but some still need an incentive.
Crickets: The Gateway Bug
Eating insects may help prevent colon cancer. They're also a cheap and environmentally-friendly source of protein.
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