Might want to put down your sandwich while you read this one: Clostridium difficile, an infection of the intestines associated with terrible cases of diarrhea, is linked to some 14,000 American...
Conventional wisdom says that exposing a baby to small amounts of gluten around the age of four to six months may prevent the child from developing celiac disease, but two new studies suggest it...
A 12-year-old Georgia boy diagnosed with a rare disorder is in need of a life-saving five-organ transplant.
A Florida woman who had a false cancer diagnosis and subsequent removal of part of her rectum is suing for the release of her medical records, reported the Orlando Sentinel.
A research team has created an “electronic nose” they say can detect deadly infections by sniffing feces.
Yes, they’re annoying--and, yes, there are ways to deal.
Fecal microbiota transplants can save the lives of patients with serious infections, but the “ick factor” has kept the treatment out of the mainstream — until now.
When you experience strange pains, mysterious digestive issues, or other unexplained symptoms, you'd hope a trip to the doctor would solve your health woes.
A 10-year-old boy in North Carolina suffered from ear pain and hearing problems for years before doctors were finally able to crack the case: He did not have an ear condition after all, but an...
To put it one way, small doses of hydrogen sulfide help keep cells healthy and thus help ward off maladies such as dementia, diabetes, and even cancer.