Skip to content

    News and Features Related to Digestive Disorders

    1. Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who use certain drugs for chronic heartburn may be at increased risk of developing kidney disease, a new study suggests. The research is the latest to highlight potential risks from drugs called proton pump inhibito

      Read Full Article
    2. 7 Things People With IBD Wish You Knew

      No one diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis understands everything about their condition. Scientists and doctors don’t. Researchers have spent millions trying to figure it out. So when someone doesn’t know what IBD is all about -- that those letters stand for inflammatory bowel disea

      Read Full Article
    3. Digestive Disorders and Your Job

      You’re in a meeting with a client when it starts. The gurgling. The cramping. The pain. You know that if you don’t get to the bathroom now, you may have a problem. With a hasty “excuse me,” you get up from the table and make a mad dash, leaving your client confused and your coworkers worried. When y

      Read Full Article
    4. Could a Low-Risk Surgery Help Chronic Heartburn?

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A minimally invasive surgery to treat chronic heartburn is safer than generally believed, and could be a desirable alternative to long-term use of acid reflux medications, new research indicates. Scientists found the d

      Read Full Article
    5. Appendicitis Complication: Surgery vs. Antibiotics

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics can be used to treat mild appendicitis, but the condition returns in some patients who receive the drugs, researchers report. Surgical removal of the appendix (appendectomy) has long been the standard treatmen

      Read Full Article
    6. Study: Fecal Transplants May Help Colitis

      March 22, 2016 -- After 8 weeks of fecal transplants, some people with tough-to-treat ulcerative colitis had no rectal bleeding or diarrhea, according to a new study. The study results were presented at the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization 2016 Congress. The research is important because it

      Read Full Article
    7. Why Is It So Hard to Diagnose Crohn’s Disease?

      At 9, Natalie Rosenthal started having terrible stomach pains, fatigue, and diarrhea. She had dark circles under her eyes. She stopped growing taller or gaining weight. “I had spasms whenever I ate anything,” says Rosenthal, now 40. “The pediatrician at first told my mom that I had a nervous stomach

      Read Full Article
    8. The Facts About Fiber

      Chances are, you need more fiber in your diet. It can help keep your digestive system on track. “Fiber actually works as a bowel regulator and can be effective for both constipation and diarrhea,” says gastroenterologist David Goldstein, MD, of Old Hook Medical Associates in Emerson, NJ. When you're

      Read Full Article
    9. Diarrhea: Triggers and Treatments

      You get cramps, followed by a strong urge to have a bowel movement, then loose stools. If it happens once or twice a year, it’s a passing bother. But when diarrhea lasts for weeks, you’ve got something that impacts your life. Your doctor can help find the things that start your chronic diarrhea. He

      Read Full Article
    10. Depression, Anxiety Linked to IBD Flares

      Feb. 19, 2016 -- Depression and anxiety can shorten the time between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flare-ups in some people, researchers in the United Kingdom say. Mental health conditions have been tied to IBD, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, for some time. But a firm cause-and

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 11 - 20 of 553 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    man holding his stomach
    Get the facts on common problems.
    blueberries in a palm
    Best and worst foods.
     
    woman shopping
    Learn what foods to avoid.
    fresh and dried plums
    Will it help constipation?
     
    diverticuliltis illustration
    Slideshow
    couple eating at cafe
    Article
     
    sick child
    Slideshow
    Woman blowing bubble gum
    Slideshow
     

    Send yourself a link to download the app.

    Loading ...

    Please wait...

    This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

    Thanks!

    Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.

    Woman with crohns in pain
    Slideshow
    Woman with stomach pain
    Slideshow
     
    diet for diverticulitis
    Video
    what causes diarrhea
    Video