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Study Shows Bacteria In Intestine Also Regulate Immune System

Brown University researchers found that the gut microbiome has a hand at regulating the immune system, preventing it from attacking the good bacteria that aid the body. It plays the role of moderating the production of active vitamin A.

Public Health December 19, 2018

Researchers Studying Rats Invent A Gastric Bypass 'Surgery In A Pill' That Could Cure Obesity, Diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery is typically used to help obese patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. Researchers invented a pill that could be used as an alternative to the surgery.

Medicine June 12, 2018

Ketchup Packet Found In Intestine Of Woman Who Complained Of Crohn's Symptoms

Ingested Heinz ketchup package left in a woman’s stomach mimics symptoms of Chron’s disease. The woman thought she had an intestinal bowel disorder but it turned packets of ketchup in her gut is causing her stomach pain.

Feature | Health January 4, 2018

Tiny Worms Found In Stomach Of Man Who Ate Raw Salmon From Grocery Store

A man from Canada experienced abdominal pain after eating raw salmon from a grocery store. Upon examination, doctors found tiny worms inside the patient's stomach.

Life January 22, 2016

Gut Bacteria In Prehistoric Mummy Sheds Light On Evolution, Migration

Ötzi the iceman, a well-preserved prehistoric mummy found in 1991 by mountaineers in Italy, was found to have Helicobacter pylori bacteria in his stomach. The discovery lends clues into the evolution of the bacterial strain and its movement via human migration.

Animals January 8, 2016

Sleeping on Stomach Ups Sudden Death Risk of Epileptics, Says Study

Stomach sleeping with back up may increase the risk of sudden death in epileptics. Young epileptics under 40 years are at elevated risks of dying during a seizure while sleeping on their stomach.

Life January 22, 2015

Scientists create mini-stomachs using stem cells. Possible patches for ulcers?

Stem cells can help create mini-stomachs. The study is important as it can help in the treatment of stomach cancers and ulcers and maybe even create replacement stomach in the future.

Life October 30, 2014

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