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Find the latest health news reported by eMaxHealth reporters and keep up with the latest studies and findings about healthcare. Everyday eMaxHealth reporters scan the latest health findings on cancer treatments, diets, mental health, diabetes, autism, health insurance, spiritual health, men's and women's health and report them so our readers may know about the latest treatments and findings on different diseases and conditions. Some of them are breaking health stories and eMaxHealth strives to provide trustworthy health news where all the sources of studies are revealed and linked and various views and voices are provided and heard. Find personal wellness tips as well as the latest news on healthcare advancements and research by reading eMaxHealth's Current Health News section.

Airlines provide autism support: Advice for flying

An airport can be an overwhelming location for a child with autism, and some families struggle to find an accommodating airline that will meet their needs. However, airports are beginning to join forces with nonprofits to offer special programs for autistic children. They allow families to practice taking their kids to an airport in dry runs.

Gluten recall of Crousset ground coriander seeds

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall of Crousset ground coriander seeds because they have been contaminated with gluten. The seeds were available at both retail and online stores, so consumers could have purchased them outside of Canada. Although coriander is a spice that does not contain gluten naturally, it appears that the protein was able to taint the product.

Microneedle pill could eliminate injections for diabetes, Crohn's disease and more

Microneedles in a capsule could replace injections

MIT researchers are working on a way to eliminate the need for injectable medications with a new drug-delivery capsule that contains microneedles. The capsule, when tested, worked better than insulin injections and could work even better for Crohn's and arthritis treatments.

Which is Better for Successful Weight Loss - Being a Biggest Loser or a Bariatric Surgery Patient?

Weight loss vs biggest loser

Going to the extreme is what it takes for some people to lose weight. On one hand we have “Biggest Loser” contestants who appear to demonstrate that severe exercising and calorie restriction in a boot camp style of environment can and does work. On the other hand there are bariatric surgery patients who also lose weight, but with less effort. So which is better? According to a recent U.S. News & World Report health article, there is an important difference between the two methods.

Plant extracts offer health benefits for many conditions

Nature offers a large selection of plants that can heal or help many health problems. However, discovering the benefits of each plant extract continues to be a challenge while regulations often add more obstacles. Nevertheless, a registered pharmacist recently shared her list of beneficial plants and herbs for a variety of medical conditions.

Missing autistic man Tijuani Jones could be in danger

Police and the family of Tijuani Jones are becoming more concerned about him and are asking local communities in Maryland to help. Jones has autism and disappeared last Thursday from Community Living Inc. located in Frederick. Although he has a tracking bracelet, it is either not working or has been removed, so the family has no information about his current location.

Oktoberfest ideas for gluten-free, celiac disease community

Oktoberfest is being celebrated across the country with many cities planning family-friendly events and fun activities. Although people on a gluten-free diet who have celiac disease have to be careful, they can still participate because more areas are starting to acknowledge restricted diets. You do not have to miss out on the bratwurst or schnitzel.

A Four-Step Belly Fat Weight Loss Plan That Makes Sense

weight loss flat belly

Do you find that no matter how much exercise you do, or how many calories you cut, that you actually wind up gaining rather than losing weight? Especially in the abdominal region as belly fat? There’s a reason for this says one weight loss expert who found the answer to her own weight loss attempts that she believes can work for you too—simply by eating the right foods at the right time of the day with this special diet that’s not a diet.

Key Brain Difference Explains Why Those With ADHD Have Trouble Focusing

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Scientists are not sure what causes ADHD and because symptoms vary from person to person, the disorder can be hard to diagnose.

Autism in China’s media coverage skips science

Media coverage about autism is increasing around the globe, but this has not stopped some countries from limiting the type of information that is accessible to people. China has a notorious problem with censorship, and newspapers continue to suffer. Now, people who are interested in learning more about autism are not able to get a complete understanding of the disorder from the media.

Gluten-free coffee flour offers alternative for celiac disease community

The search for alternative flours and the creation of gluten-free products are providing a unique opportunity for innovation. Gluten-free coffee flour offers a way for companies to reuse coffee bean waste while giving the celiac disease community another option for cooking. The flour offers a variety of nutritional benefits beyond the caffeine kick.

Autistic children more sedentary despite surprising fitness levels

A new study has compared sedentary lifestyles among autistic and nonautistic children. The research from Oregon State University reveals that children with autism are more sedentary despite finding encouraging fitness levels. There was only one area that showed autistic kids falling behind compared to kids without autism.

Gluten-free oats coming from Glanbia: OatPure promises no contamination

Oats are a controversial topic in the celiac disease community because some people cannot eat them without experiencing problems. In addition, oats are often contaminated with gluten, so it is not easy to find pure products. However, Glanbia has promised it will have complete control over its oat production process to eliminate the possibility of cross-contamination

Crohn's disease and colitis rates increase in Canada, highlighting need for a cure

Canada rates of IBD increase significantly

In a first study researchers have found rates of Crohn's disease and colitis have significantly increased in Ontario, Canada. The finding highlights the need to find a cure for IBD that places a significant burden on children and adults diagnosed with the disease, as well as the health care system.

Family being deported because of autistic child: Maria Sevilla reveals details

A family is being deported in Australia because of an autistic child and is considering the appeals process. Maria Sevilla’s son, Tyrone, has autism, and her visa application was recently rejected. Government officials made it clear in the denial that Tyrone was viewed as a burden on the health system and not wanted in the country.

Consequences to Consider Before Losing that Extra Weight

Losing Extra Weight

According to The View co-host Rosie O'Donnell, losing a significant amount of weight isn’t all positive she recently revealed on ABC News after having had a vertical gastric sleeve procedure that helped her lose 50 pounds. To help dieters prepare for potential consequences following successful weight loss, here is a summary about four things people don’t tell you about major weight loss as recently reported by writer Rachael Swalin for Health.com.

Gluten-free uncured beef corn dogs recalled: Applegate Naturals products

gf beef corn

Gluten-free uncured beef corn dogs are being recalled because of potential storage issues. The products are sold under the Applegate Naturals brand name, and the company is recommending that consumers either throw them away or return them for a refund. People with and without celiac disease should not eat the uncured beef corn dogs with the EST. 2512 code.

Establishing autism diagnosis in young children

autism diagnosis in young children

Medical experts agree that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is difficult to diagnose, and the process requires thorough evaluations by trained professionals. Diagnosing the condition at an early age benefits both the child and parents, so it is important for parents to learn ASD symptoms and pay attention to the development of their children. Although there is no easy blood test for the disorder, there are reliable ways to identify autism at an early age.

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