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Health News - GastroIntestinal

'Gut feeling' may be a hardwired 'sixth sense'
New research shows that there is a neuronal circuitry between the gut and the brain that allows information to be sent to the brain in milliseconds. (Medical News Today)

What causes yellow stool?
A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with the pancreas, liver, or gallbladder. Learn more in this article. (Medical News Today)

The 10 best probiotics for vegans
While yogurt is a popular probiotic food, it is not suitable for vegans. However, many other plant-based foods contain probiotics, including miso, tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, and kimchi. In this article, learn about these and other vegan probiotic foods, including the health benefits they may offer people. (Medical News Today)

High-fiber foods for a healthful diet
Fiber is an essential nutrient for boosting heart and gut health, and yet hardly anyone includes enough of it in their daily diet. In this article, we explain some of the best high-fiber foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains. (Medical News Today)

Scientists create human esophagus in stem cell first
For the first time, scientists have created a human esophagus entirely from stem cells. The organoids may help treat conditions such as esophageal cancer. (Medical News Today)

How a protein works with gut bacteria to prevent obesity
Learning more about the inflammatory mechanisms that promote obesity can help us find new treatments for this metabolic condition, new research shows. (Medical News Today)

What are the stages of Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Although Crohn's disease tends to get worse over time, symptoms can vary considerably and may sometimes disappear for weeks or even years. For this reason, doctors usually do not classify Crohn's into different stages. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What are the best foods to avoid during a Crohn's disease flare-up?
The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can worsen after eating certain foods, while other foods can help improve symptoms. The best foods to eat and avoid differ during a flare-up, however. We look at foods that people with Crohn’s should avoid during a flare-up, along with other diet tips for managing the disease. (Medical News Today)

Can eating this type of sugar prevent weight gain?
Newly published research finds that mannose, a type of sugar, has surprising effects on metabolism, weight gain, and the gut's microbiome. (Medical News Today)

Weight loss surgery: How taste influences success
How does a person's taste in foods following weight loss surgery influence how successful the procedure is? A new study may have answered this question. (Medical News Today)

What to know about Ally's Law
Ally’s Law, or the Restroom Access Act, allows people with certain medical conditions to access a restroom if they have an urgent need to use one. These conditions include types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease. Learn more about the history of Ally’s Law, where it applies, and how to use it. (Medical News Today)

Can apple cider vinegar help relieve constipation?
Apple cider vinegar is a popular home remedy for various health issues. Some people believe that it can act as a laxative, helping to relieve constipation and bloating. In this article, we discuss how effective and safe it is to consume apple cider vinegar. We also cover other natural remedies for constipation. (Medical News Today)

Is there a cure for Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease is a chronic disease for which there is currently no cure. Researchers are looking into specific bacteria, the microbiome, and inflammation to try to find a cure. For now, the goal of treatment is to relieve and reduce symptoms. Learn more about the latest developments in Crohn's disease treatment here. (Medical News Today)

Do bacteria cause stomach cancer?
Infections with one type of bacteria increase the risk for stomach cancer. Now, specialists have identified exactly which bacterial strain may be at fault. (Medical News Today)

Scientists find that hundreds of gut bacteria are electric
A new study has made a surprising discovery: numerous gut bacteria of many kinds are able to generate electricity. This may open up novel research avenues. (Medical News Today)

What allows C. difficile to survive so well in the gut?
Clostridium difficile causes infections that are hard to treat and that may have negative outcomes for health. What lends this bacterium its resilience? (Medical News Today)

Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?
Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammation of the bowel lining that causes recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Doctors can often successfully treat MC using medication. However, some people with MC may benefit from trying probiotics or avoiding foods containing lactose, gluten, and caffeine. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How do you use a suppository?
A suppository is a medication that is inserted into the rectum, vagina, or urethra to be broken down and absorbed by the body. Suppository uses include asthma, allergies, and pain. Suppositories are typically safe and effective. Learn more about how suppositories work, and follow a guide on how to use them, here. (Medical News Today)

Probiotics: Does the evidence match the hype?
Two recent papers put commercially available probiotics to the test. They demonstrate that, for some people, probiotics won't work at all. (Medical News Today)

How long do hemorrhoids last? What to know
Hemorrhoids are a common problem, particularly during pregnancy and as people age. While hemorrhoids sometimes only last for a few days and cause mild symptoms, some people experience frequent or long-lasting hemorrhoids. Here, learn more about how long hemorrhoids last. We also cover treatment and home remedies. (Medical News Today)

How gut bacteria may help you diet and stay healthy
In a new study on mice, Swiss researchers show how gut bacteria influence the immune system, with implications for health and weight loss. (Medical News Today)

Can you overdose on caffeine?
Caffeine occurs naturally in plants and is found in many foods and drinks, such as coffee, chocolate, and cola. Although too much caffeine can cause unpleasant side effects, accidental overdose is possible although rare. In this article, we look at the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of caffeine overdose. (Medical News Today)

What are the signs of Crohn's disease?
Cramping, stomach pain, and weight loss are some of the signs and symptoms of Crohn’s disease. The symptoms that the disease causes depend on its severity and the area of the digestive tract that it affects. Learn about the signs of Crohn’s disease, its complications, and other diseases that can cause similar symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What are gastritis and duodenitis?
Gastritis and duodenitis are two similar conditions that involve inflammation of regions of the digestive tract. They share many symptoms, including stomach pain and nausea, and have the same causes. The treatment will depend on the cause of the problem, but doctors can usually cure these conditions effectively. (Medical News Today)

Can lemon water help with acid reflux?
Many people believe that drinking lemon can reduce the symptoms of acid reflux. However, there is little research to support this claim. Some people find it helps, while in others, lemon water may make acid reflux worse. We look at the possible benefits of lemon water and other natural remedies for acid reflux. (Medical News Today)

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