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Even low-doses of aspirin ups risk of GI bleeding

The use of low-dose aspirin for cardiovascular disease and cancer increases the risk for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, according to a new study Continue reading “Even low-doses of aspirin ups risk of GI bleeding” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 8th, 2011
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New device to explore your guts

Gastric disorders can now be easily diagnosed with the help of a new device that provides unprecedented clarity of muscular contractions even in the deepest digestive parts Continue reading “New device to More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days a year

One in four Britons suffers a stomach upset every year. This equates to more than 11 million lost working days each year, a media report said Continue reading “Upset tummies cost Britain 11 mn working days More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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Friendly bugs can now be delivered safely to guts

Shuttling friendly bugs to intestines is a challenging task as most of them perish under heavy acidic conditions of the stomach but a new technology can now deliver them safely to the guts Continue reading “Friendly More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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Antacids may lead to ‘difficult to treat’ small intestine ulcers

A new McMaster study has revealed that antacids that we take to reduce the chances of stomach ulcers we think can be caused by arthritis drugs, may result in irreparable harm to the small intestine Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
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Novel cytokine that can cure ulcerative colitis identified

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have discovered that expression of a newly identified human cytokine can protect mice from ulcerative colitis Continue reading “Novel More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011
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Mechanism to protect against antibiotic-resistant hospital-acquired infection discovered

A key mechanism used by intestinal cells to defend themselves against one of the world”s most common hospital-acquired bacterial infections has been discovered by researchers Continue reading “Mechanism More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 1st, 2011
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Colon cleansing ‘has no benefit’, but numerous side effects: Docs

Colon cleansing, mainly described as a natural way to enhance well-being, can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death, a new research has found Continue reading “Colon cleansing More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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2,100 kids treated for eating disorders in last 3 years!

More than 2,100 children were treated for eating disorders before they reached their sixteenth birthday in the Continue reading “2,100 kids treated for eating disorders in last 3 years!” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 28th, 2011
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People who’ve undergone gastric bypass surgery eat less high fat food

A new study has revealed that gastric bypass surgery alters people’s food preferences so that they eat less high fat food Continue reading “People who’ve undergone gastric bypass surgery eat less high More...