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Going Gluten-Free
Did you know 1 in 100 US adults have celiac disease? Whether you have this autoimmune disorder, a gluten allergy or you just want to cut out wheat, check out these tips on going gluten-free.
Top 10 Items For Your Medicine Cabinet
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top 10 list?
Second Biosimilar Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second-ever biosimilar, and it's meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
FDA OKs First Rx for Rare Liver Condition
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) to treat adults and children with severe hepatic (liver) veno-occlusive disease (VOD).
The Link Between Gum Health and Cognition
In a new study, gum disease was linked to faster cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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.