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    1. Gallstones Linked to Higher Heart Disease Risk

      By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who've ever suffered gallstones may have a slightly increased risk of developing heart disease down the road, a large new study suggests. In a group of more than one-quarter million U.S. adults, researchers found tho

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    2. Celiac Disease Risk and Birth Time, Place

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Where and when children are born may affect their risk for celiac disease, according to a new study. People with celiac disease are highly sensitive to gluten, making it hard for them to digest food. Gluten is found in ma

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    3. Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 29, 2016, (HealthDay News) -- Gluten sensitivity appears to be a real medical problem, and not a figment of the popular imagination conjured up by the gluten-free craze, a new study contends. Some people suffer changes within their bodies after eati

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    4. Research Points to 'Smoking Gun' for PPI Risks

      June 8, 2016 -- Recent research has tied certain kinds of acid-blocking heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, to a host of scary health problems, including higher risks for dementia, kidney disease, and heart attacks. What’s been less clear, though, is how these meds might be contr

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    5. FDA Warns of Overdoses of Anti-Diarrhea Drug

      June 8, 2016 -- Overdoses from common anti-diarrhea drugs are being investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which warned the drugs can cause potentially deadly heart problems when taken in higher-than-recommended amounts. Loperamide is the main ingredient in prescription Imodium and s

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    6. FDA: Bleeding Risks From Antacids With Aspirin

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Antacids that contain aspirin may cause stomach or intestinal bleeding in rare cases, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Monday. Since it issued a warning about serious bleeding risk with aspirin in 2009, the

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    7. This Soothes Tough-to-Treat Colitis in Study

      By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stool transplants helped ease debilitating symptoms and heal the colons of tough-to-treat ulcerative colitis patients, new research shows. Australian scientists said the findings could pave the way for such transplants to

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    8. DNA May Affect What Bugs Reside in Your Gut

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- At least some of the microbes that live in your gut may be influenced by your genes, a new study finds. "We set out to find out about human genes that are implicated in the regulation of the gut microbiome, and we found

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    9. How Popular Heartburn Drug Might Harm Arteries

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A popular over-the-counter heartburn medication accelerated aging of blood vessel cells in lab tests, raising red flags about its long-term effect on heart health, researchers say. Faster aging of blood vessel cells expo

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    10. The 7 Deadliest Emergency General Surgeries

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seven types of operations, including appendectomy and gall bladder removal, account for four out of five emergency general-surgery deaths in the United States, a new study reports. The procedures are: partial removal

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