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running and celiac disease

Several hundred symptoms have been linked to celiac disease, but joint pain is often near the top of complaints from patients. It is usually accompanied by stiffness and can continue after treatment for the disease begins. However, there are ways to help deal with this common problem before it becomes a bigger issue.

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 4:33pm
A Mediterranean salad

The evidence is in that good nutrition appears to help prevent and control type 2 diabetes. There has been a surge of type 2 diabetes due to poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyles and the associated obesity epidemic over the years. An understanding of the value of good nutrition to help control this serious health problem is therefore very important.

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 3:32pm
fat kids

Your young child will be much better able to pay attention in school if he or she is physically fit. Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that 9- and 10-year-olds who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in their brains - both which are desirable qualities which are important for faster and more efficient nerve activity.

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 1:56pm
Epigenetic changes in patients with Crohn's disease found with a simple blood test

DNA changes found in the blood of children with Crohn's disease could mean a way to determine who will develop the inflammatory bowel disorder (IBD). Scotland scientists also say epigenetic changes could mean a better understanding of Crohn's disease and new treatments.

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 1:28pm
Weight loss

Here are some fun facts about weight loss that we bet you have never heard about. For instance, how fat can you get before the body simple succumbs, does fasting really help with weight loss and what is the weight loss record?

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 12:07pm
Exercise and nighttime bathroom visits

Regular exercise can help reduce the risk of nocturia - the disruption of sleep because you have to go to the bathroom at night.

Monday, 2014, September 1 - 11:13am
Is head size at birth linked to autism?

Is head size linked to autism? There has been much debate about the topic. Find out what a new study shows about autism and the size of a baby's head at birth.

Sunday, 2014, August 31 - 5:21pm
depression and Celiac Disease

Some people with celiac disease also experience depression. Is it the disease causing symptoms of depression, or is it something else? How common is depression among those with celiac disease?

Sunday, 2014, August 31 - 4:29pm
salt and multiple sclerosis

The amount of salt you consume can have a significant impact on your health, especially if you have multiple sclerosis. How much salt can be harmful for people with MS, what damage can it do, and how can you reduce your salt intake?

Sunday, 2014, August 31 - 7:57am

The director of “Guardians of the Galaxy” has posted an interesting update from a woman who took her autistic brother to see the film. His positive reaction to the movie has inspired other families who have children with autism to consider watching it. Drax the Destroyer is featured in the film and is a comic book character, but he has a powerful impact on at least one child with autism.

Saturday, 2014, August 30 - 6:00pm
gluten free at state fairs

Eating out can be a challenge for people with celiac disease, but some state fairs are beginning to notice this problem. They are making changes to include vendors who offer gluten-free food. You may still have to miss out on a deep-fried Twinkie at the fair, but the number of options is increasing.

Saturday, 2014, August 30 - 4:54pm
Prebiotics and probiotics combined could treat IBS symptoms

David Rakel, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine; Director, University of Wisconsin Integrative Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has some advice for treating symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Based on study reviews, prebiotics and probiotics both keep the gut healthy. But combining the two can help IBS as well as chronic constipation. Here's how to get started.

Saturday, 2014, August 30 - 11:03am