Last Updated:
Fri, 09 Oct 2015, 05:00 GMT

News Categories
Alcohol/Addiction/Illegal Drugs
Bird Flu/SARS
Body Aches
Breast Cancer
CJD/vCJD/Mad Cow Disease
Cleft Palate
Complementary Medicine
Cosmetic Medicine/Plastic Surgery
Crohn's News
Cystic Fibrosis
Ear, Nose and Throat
Erectile Dysfunction/Premature Ejaculation
Eye Health/Ophthalmology
Huntingtons Disease
Immune System
Infectious Diseases/Bacteria/Viruses
Irritable-Bowel Syndrome
Liver Disease/Hepatitis
Lung Cancer
Medical Devices
Medical Students
Men's health
Mental Health
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Parkinson's Disease
Pharma Industry
Public Health
Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
Sexual Health/STDs
Sleep/Sleep Disorders
Sports Medicine
Stem Cell Research
Transplants/Organ Donations
Tropical Diseases
Water Quality
Women's Health/OBGYN

Health News - GastroIntestinal

Surgical resection prolongs survival for patients whose melanoma has spread to the abdomen
A new study shows that in an era of systemic medical therapy for metastatic melanoma, surgical treatment in selected patients provides a better survival rate than medical treatment aloneSurgical... (Medical News Today)

Lab-grown 3-D intestine regenerates gut lining in dogs
Findings can lead to gut replacement therapy in people with intestinal deficienciesFast facts: Lab-grown 3-D gut restores normal lining in dog colons. (Medical News Today)

Gut microorganisms cause gluten-induced pathology in mouse model of celiac disease
Early exposure to antibiotics, resulting in microbial imbalance, exacerbates response to gluten, according to research published in the American Journal of PathologyInvestigators interested in... (Medical News Today)

Celiac disease may be driven by specific gut bacteria
A new study in mouse models of gluten intolerance suggests celiac disease may be triggered by the presence of certain gut bacteria, namely Proteobacteria. (Medical News Today)

Gut microbiota has implications for anorexia
Scientists have found that people with anorexia nervosa have decreased diversity in gut microbiota, and that the imbalance may affect moods as well as the ability to eat. (Medical News Today)

FMT now available in capsule form: could this be the end of antibiotics in C. difficile?
A new capsule form of faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has raised hopes that this effective treatment for Clostridium difficile (C. (Medical News Today)

Even surgery may not help patients with severe constipation
Current guidelines for treating severe constipation include surgical removal of part of the colon, a procedure called subtotal colectomy. (Medical News Today)

Drinking trends across Europe increasing bowel cancer risk
It has been estimated that around one in 10 cases of bowel cancer can be linked to alcohol consumption1 and the risk increases the more alcohol you drink2. (Medical News Today)

First-aid for defective mucus
Researchers discover mechanism for fixing defective mucinsIn our mouths, stomachs and eyes, mucus forms a protective layer that prevents friction and keeps foreign bodies out. (Medical News Today)

Tissue-engineered colon from human cells develop different types of neurons
A study by scientists at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has shown that tissue-engineered colon derived from human cells is able to develop the many specialized nerves required for function... (Medical News Today)

The ecology of microbial invasions
University of Groningen scientists have described how microbial invasions follow the same general pattern as invasions by plant or animal species. (Medical News Today)

Rescuing intestinal stem cells from attack in type 1 diabetes
Study suggests cause of diabetic enteropathy and possible treatment approachUp to 80 percent of people with long-standing type 1 diabetes develop gastrointestinal symptoms--abdominal pain... (Medical News Today)

Deworming Shows Growth Similar to Placebo in Pre-school Children in Peru
The three intestinal worms: roundworm (Ascaris), whipworm (Trichuris) and hookworm, cause infections and diseases that are among the most common neglected tropical diseases in the developing world. (Medical News Today)

Is a 'too-clean' environment to blame for childhood asthma?
A new study suggests that 3-month-old infants with an increased asthma risk have lower levels of four types of gut bacteria, lending support to the hygiene hypothesis. (Medical News Today)

Investigational KW-0761 efficiently depletes immune system-suppressing Treg cells
In a phase Ia clinical trial, immune cells called Tregs, which can inhibit anticancer immune responses, were efficiently eliminated from the blood of patients with lung or esophageal cancer by... (Medical News Today)

New predictor of health complications can identify high-risk preemies
Blood eosinophilia predicts deadly complications for preemies with necrotizing enterocolitisPremature infants have heightened risks of deadly diseases because their organs and immune systems are... (Medical News Today)

Four gut bacteria decrease asthma risk in infants
New research by scientists at UBC and BC Children's Hospital finds that infants can be protected from getting asthma if they acquire four types of gut bacteria by three months of age. (Medical News Today)

Novartis drug Afinitor significantly improves progression-free survival in advanced nonfunctional gastrointestinal and lung NET
Novartis has announced results of a Phase III pivotal study showing Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets reduced the risk of progression by 52% (hazard ratio [HR] = 0. (Medical News Today)

Your gut development during infancy can have lifelong implications
The suckling period (infancy) in mice is critical for epigenetic changes (changes that affect the way genes are expressed) in the development of stem cells in the intestine, potentially affecting... (Medical News Today)

Aspirin may double survival for cancer patients
Patients with gastrointestinal cancers who took aspirin after diagnosis were more than twice as likely to survive as those who did not take the drug, a new study finds. (Medical News Today)

Mediterranean diet best for a healthy gut, study finds
A new study of the eating habits of 153 Italians shows that a Mediterranean diet may be best for the production of healthy short-chain fatty acids. (Medical News Today)

Early life infections may be a risk factor for coeliac disease in childhood
Children with frequent infections in the first 18 months of life have a slightly increased risk of later developing coeliac disease compared with children who have few infections. (Medical News Today)

Post diagnosis aspirin improves survival in all gastrointestinal cancers
Aspirin improves survival in patients with tumours situated throughout the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, results from a large study in The Netherlands show. (Medical News Today)

Dried plums may help lower colon cancer risk
New research shows that compounds found in dried plums may encourage healthy gut bacteria and decrease the development of aberrant crypt foci, lowering the risk of colon cancer. (Medical News Today)

Kolltan Pharmaceuticals announces KTN0158 preclinical data at ESMO 2015
Kolltan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the presentation of data from a preclinical study evaluating KTN0158 in dogs with spontaneous mast cell tumors. (Medical News Today)

Alternative Health Directory

• Acupressure
• Acupuncture
• Addiction Treatment
• Alexander Technique
• Allergy Therapy
• Animal Therapy
• Anti-Depressants
• Aromatherapy
• Ayurveda
• Beauty and Skincare
• Bio-Resonance
• Birth Control
• Bowen Technique
• Business
• Buteyko
• Cancer Treatments
• Chair Massage
• Chakra Balancing
• Children's Health
• Chinese Medicine
• Chiropractic
• Clutter and Space Clearing
• Colon Hydrotherapy
• Colour Therapy
• Confidence Building
• Cosmetic Surgery
• Counselling and Psychotherapy
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Crystal Therapy
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Dance Therapy
• Daoyin Tao
• Dental Care
• Detox
• Dianetics
• Ear Candling (Thermo-Auricular)
• Electronic Gem Therapy
• Emotional Freedom Technique
• Energy Therapy
• Eye Care
• Facial Rejuvenation
• Feldenkrais
• Feng Shui
• Fitness, Leisure and Sports
• Flower Remedies
• General Health & Wellbeing
• General Psychotherapist
• Hair Care and Trichology
• Healthy Aging
• Herbal Medicine
• Homeopathy
• Hot & Cold Stone Therapy
• Hot Stone Therapy
• Hydrotherapy
• Hypnotherapy
• Indian Head Massage
• Iridology
• Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
• Juicing
• Kidney Stones
• Kinesiology
• Life Alignment
• Life Coaching
• Light Therapy (SAD)
• Lymphoma
• Magnet Therapy
• Massage Therapy
• Medication
• Meditation
• Men's Health
• Mental Health
• Naturopathy
• Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
• Nutritional Therapy
• Organic and Vegetarian
• Osteopathy
• Pain Relief
• Parenting
• Physiotherapy
• Pilates
• Podiatry and Chiropody
• Psychology
• Qi Gong (Chi Kung)
• Quantum Touch Healing
• Rapid Eye Technology
• Reflexology
• Reiki
• Rolfing
• Scenar Therapy
• Shamanic Healing
• Shiatsu
• Sound Healing
• Spas
• Spiral Release Bodywork
• Sports Massage
• Stop Smoking
• Stress Management
• Swedish Massage
• Tai Chi
• Thai Foot Massage
• Thai Yoga Massage
• The Journey Therapy
• Thought Field Therapy
• Time Line Therapy
• Tui Na
• Veterinary
• Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
• Water Therapy
• Weight Loss
• Women's Health
• Yoga

left border
right border
Home | Alternative Medicine | Directory | Health Article | Health Video | Daily Health News | Training Courses | Associations | Ecards | Members Link to Us | Health Related Web Links | Site Map | about us | Contact Us | Complementary Alternative Medicine, Natural Remedies, Alternative Health Articles

Use of service subject to terms and conditions Copyright Worldwidehealth.com © 1998-2015