Digestive Disorders News
How Soybean Oil Could Lead to Gut Inflammation
- Docs Steer Camera Through Stomach 'Like a Little Mars Rover'
June 23, 2023 — New magnetic tech allows doctors to perform guided endoscopy to detect gastric illnesses much earlier.
- Sucralose Damages DNA, Linked to Leaky Gut: Study
June 1, 2023 — A new study reveals health concerns about the sugar substitute sucralose so alarming that researchers said people should stop eating it and the government should regulate it more.
- New Fecal Transplant Pill Approved to Restore Gut Flora
April 27, 2023 — People with the painful and often recurring form of the bacterial infection known as C. diff can now take a helpful treatment called fecal transplant therapy by simply swallowing a pill.
- COVID Increases Risk of Long-Term GI Troubles: Study
March 8, 2023 — People who have had COVID-19 have a higher risk of developing new, long-term digestive problems, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications.
- Swallow This: Tiny Tech Tracks Your Gut in Real Time
February 28, 2023 — A new pill-like device could help diagnose GI issues with greater comfort and ease than current tests.
- Drug-Resistant Stomach Bug Infections on the Rise: CDC
February 27, 2023 — Health officials are warning that an increase in the drug-resistant form of the bacteria shigella is a “serious public health threat.”
- Vibrating Pill Can Help Treat Constipation
February 9, 2023 — A new vibrating pill shown to help relieve constipation is now available.
- FDA Approves First Fecal Transplant Therapy
December 1, 2022 — For the first time, the FDA has given approval for a fecal transplant therapy that can treat a bacterial infection associated with up to 30,000 deaths each year.
- Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Home From Hospital
May 7, 2020 — Ginsburg had gone to the hospital for outpatient tests that revealed an infection caused by a gall stone.
- Many Common Meds Could Alter Your Microbiome
October 23, 2019 — The gut microbiome includes at least 1,000 species of bacteria and is influenced by a number of different factors, including medication.