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Headache and IBS: A Potential Link
A relationship between headaches and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Surprisingly, there may be one.
The Link Between Your Mouth and Your Stroke Risk
Here's a reason to keep your mouth clean that you probably didn't expect: It might lower your risk of stroke.
Psychotherapy Benefits for IBS
Got irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? You may want to consider treating your mind as well as your body.
How Dermatologists Could Help IBD Patients
Skin lesions are a common but unpleasant side effect of the anti-TNF drugs often used to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But discontinuing treatment is not recommended.
Diabetes Rx Kept Fatty Liver at Bay
A medication used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes may have the power to combat another common condition.
Heartburn Drugs: Why Less May Be More
When it comes to acid reflux, better care sometimes means less medication.
Metabolic Syndrome — A Cardiac Crystal Ball?
A new test may be able to predict whether a child is at risk of heart disease — long before he or she ever develops it.
Ulcerative Colitis: Surgery May Be the Best Choice
Sometimes going under the knife can be a good thing.
Living up to Your Potential Life Span
No one lives forever. But you may be able to increase your life span.
Celiac Disease 101
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder in which the body’s immune system reacts to a protein called gluten. The cause of celiac disease is unknown, and there is currently no cure.