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Natural protein could help spare IBD patients from surgery

Natural protein studied for helping reduce fibrosis from IBD

Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease often develop scarring that leads to narrowing or stricture of the colon. Researchers recently studied a natural protein that might be developed to help limit the amount of intestinal scarring from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, helping spare patients from the need for surgery.

New Weight Loss Device Approved by FDA Could Be an Alternative to Typical Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss device

Are you at the point where you are now considering bariatric surgery for weight loss? You might want to stop and consider a new weight loss device recently approved by the FDA that uses pace-maker like implantable electronics to control an important hunger regulating nerve between the stomach and the brain.

Fibromyalgia patients could benefit from new infrared workout clothes

One of the highlights of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was wearable technology to help relieve pain. Now, another company is introducing wearable tech with promises to help weight loss, fight chronic pain and remove toxins. It is a controversial idea, but some fibromyalgia patients are already looking into it.

Fibromyalgia couple robbed of joy by local thieves

Lynne and Mike Wheeler suffer from multiple health problems, and their issues recently became worse from additional stress. The elderly couple was robbed in West Sussex, located in the south of the U.K., and their ability to participate in the only hobby that still brings them joy has been affected. The thieves stole all of their fishing equipment, and police are still searching for the suspects.

Orthorexia linked to gluten-free diet and celiac disease

There is a new disturbing trend that nutritionists are noticing among people who have celiac disease and those who simply follow a gluten-free diet by choice. Orthorexia nervosa is a disorder characterized by an obsessive need to eat healthy that leads to cutting out many foods. The obsession goes beyond a normal concern for staying healthy because it affects relationships, jobs and wellbeing.

Get Lost on Your Next Run: America's Most Scenic Running Trails

Scenig running trail

The world is a beautiful place and it has many scenic places for runners. Each season holds its own grandeur and allure, and the different ecosystems that exist on our planet provide even more variation in scenery and captivating views - which is simultaneously great news and hugely beneficial for runners.

New Crohn's disease damage index tool could help minimize complications

New index developed by international team to measure Crohn's disease damage

Crohn's disease affects everyone differently. Sometimes the damage causes by the form of inflammatory bowel disease is difficult to measure, making it difficult to minimize complications. A new scoring index has now been created by researchers that measures the total damage to the intestines caused by Crohn's disease.

New Research Shows that Snacking On This Heart-Healthy Nut Reduces Belly Fat

snacking and reduction of belly fat

Are you looking for an easy way to reduce that belly fat? Here is what researchers recently discovered during a cholesterol study where eating one specific type of nut not only proved to be heart healthy, but also reduced the belly fat of 52 overweight, middle-aged test subjects.

Friendly yeast gobbling bacteria could help treat Crohn's disease

Yeast gobbling bacteria could help Crohn's disease

Researchers from the UK and American recently discovered how a yeast gobbling bacteria could help treat Crohn's and other autoimmune diseases. For the first time, scientists have pinpointed a specific immune boosting bacteria that is stimulated when we consume bread,beer and other fermented or yeast containing foods rich in carbohydrate.

New metro ads focus on fibromyalgia and other invisible disabilities

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is focusing on people with health problems and disabilities that may not be visible to others. A new group of ads has been created with help from the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) to remind people to leave seats open for others. It is a positive step for the people who use the metro in Washington D.C. and cannot find a seat despite their disability.

Celiac disease patients benefit from restroom access bill

Celiac disease is a complex disorder with patients often suffering from stomach pain, bloating, cramping, diarrhea and constipation. They are often forced to search for bathrooms if they are out in public, but more states are becoming aware of the issues people encounter with employee-only bathrooms. Restroom access bills force businesses to let people with celiac disease and other medical conditions use the facilities or face a fine.

Fibromyalgia sufferer shares pain of ignorance

Many fibromyalgia sufferers have horror stories about visiting their doctors and attempting to get help for their chronic pain. Shelly Van Winkle recently shared her story as a fibromyalgia patient who spends an enormous amount of money on prescription drugs without finding relief. Her account echoes the problems often experienced by others with this condition.

Gluten-free food in Rome for celiac disease travelers

The city known for its delicious pasta should not scare celiac disease travelers. There are many gluten-free options in Rome, so you will not be stuck eating cooked vegetables with rice while everyone else enjoys a hot pizza. Italy’s celiac disease association, the Associazione Italiana Celiachia, is a strong ally for people with the disorder, and sufferers even receive money from the government to buy gluten-free food because it is more expensive.

NeuroMetrix promises fibromyalgia pain relief with Quell at CES

NeuroMetrix believes it has a solution that may help fibromyalgia patients fight chronic pain. At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the company shared Quell, a wearable device that promises to give sufferers relief. You wear it on your upper calf and can connect it to your smartphone to keep track of progress.

Gluten-free bread maker from Panasonic revealed at CES

Gluten Free Bread

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) featured a new gluten-free bread maker from Panasonic that should make the life of people with celiac disease easier. Although it is often cheaper to make your own bread instead of buying the overpriced gluten-free store versions that crumble as soon as the bag opens, many people find it difficult to create delicious loaves at home. The SD-YR2500 model promises to make ugly, tasteless bread a distant memory.

Avoiding foot injuries during sports

The new year encourages many people to create their list of resolutions, and fitness tends to be at the top. However, starting a new sport or exercise routine can lead to foot injuries if the proper precautions are not taken. There are several easy tips you can follow to prevent injuries, but you should not hesitate to seek help from a podiatrist for serious problems.