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Impact of cigarette smoking continues even after quitting

A new study including an Indian-origin scientist has found that cigarette smoking may impair pancreatic duct cell function even after quitting, putting all smokers at risk of compromised digestive function  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Even 1 drink a day can cause gastrointestinal problems

Moderate alcohol consumption – just one drink per day for women or two for men – could lead to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and subsequently cause gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Listening to Mozart may help docs detect colon cancer faster

A new study has revealed that listening to Mozart’s music while performing colonoscopy may help physicians increase their detection rates of precancerous polyps  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Lifetime psychological traumas may lead to irritable bowel syndrome

Researchers have revealed that psychological and emotional traumas experienced over a lifetime – such as the death of a loved one, divorce, natural disaster  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Geographical variation plays role in chronic digestive conditions

Geographic variation does play a role in determining occurrence of chronic digestive diseases, US researchers say  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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Drinking more fluids could cut men’s bladder cancer risk

Drinking plenty of fluids may help men to protect against bladder cancer, a new study has suggested  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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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  More...

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  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  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  More...