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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.

Crohn's disease treatment takes a step forward: New guidelines issued

New Crohn's disease treatment guidelines issued

The American Gastroenterological Society has issued new guidelines for treating Crohn's disease that is based on symptoms and treating inflammation. Past treatment was geared toward relieving symptoms that failed to prevent complications including fistulas, abscess and strictures, the group notes.

Fake charity for autism wastes money on ridiculous purchases

fak autism charity

Investigators have uncovered another fake charity for autism that wasted funds on personal purchases instead of the promised services. Brandie Christian and Joshua Hani are accused of running a false charity and using the money collected from donors to buy ridiculous items that they claimed were for the children.

Papa Murphy’s joins forces with Udi’s to create gluten-free pizza

GF Pizza

Papa Murphy’s is joining forces with Udi’s to cater to people with celiac disease by offering gluten-free pizza. The companies will remain independent, but the partnership will allow them to share resources. Consumers should start seeing the new products at Papa Murphy’s locations soon.

Is This the New Miracle Diet Pill We Have Been Waiting For?

Miracle diet pill

According to NBC News Today’s Health segment, a new diet pill has just been approved by the FDA and is slated to be out possibly as early as the end of this year. This diet pill is a combination of an antidepressant and a drug that treats addiction. But is this really the new miracle diet pill we’ve been waiting for? And if it is, is it for everyone?

Gluten-free food labels reviewed by FDA for trust issues

Gluten-free food labels

A new study reveals that gluten-free labels on food products can be trusted in 98.9 percent of the cases. The majority of the items lining grocery shelves and claiming not to contain gluten are following the FDA guidelines. However, people with celiac disease must proceed with caution if they are interested in purchasing a product that is not specifically labeled as gluten-free.

Autistic residents at Winter Park home abused by workers

Workers at a Winter Park home in Florida have been accused of abusing some of the autistic residents. Michael Meeks, Shenika Abraham and Kenneth Hampton Jr. are currently under arrest, and a video exists of their abuse. Another worker who was employed with them at the Threshold Center for Autism came forward with the evidence.

Gluten-free skin care products questioned for celiac disease

Gluten-Free Skin Care Products

People with celiac disease frequently switch to gluten-free skin care products in an effort to reduce their exposure to the protein. However, researchers and medical professionals have questioned if this is a necessary step. Although there are some instances that it may be required, it is important to follow expert advice before throwing away all the beauty products in your home.

Kelli Stapleton talks to Dr. Phil about autism: Mom tried to kill autistic child

Mother tried to kill autistic daughter

Kelli Stapleton has tried to explain her mindset to Dr. Phil on his show after agreeing to an interview from jail. The mother attempted to kill her autistic daughter and herself, but now admits she deserved to go to prison. She shares disturbing information about her daughter, her behavior and her reaction to dealing with an autistic child.

Workout clothes matter at the gym

A consistent exercise schedule is one of the common recommendations for maintaining a healthy body, and it is often suggested as part of a treatment plan for some medical conditions. Although most people focus on the routine, gym location or other aspects, it is important to consider the workout clothes. The apparel you wear while exercising can make a difference.

The Cotton Ball Diet and Other Dieting Tricks You Should Never Try for Weight Loss

Diets not to try

When it comes to dieting there is no single foolproof diet trick that works for everyone. And because of this, many dieters are open to trying just about ANYTHING to find that one special diet trick that just might result in their eventual weight loss success. But did you know that there are some diet tricks that persist that are more dangerous than they are effective? Here is a sampling of extreme diets that U.S. News & World Report recently advised dieters not to try.

Gluten sensor would help control celiac disease

A company in San Francisco is working on a gluten sensor that will help people who suffer from celiac disease. A gluten-free diet is an essential part of treatment, but it is not easy to avoid cross-contamination or coming into contact with the protein. 6SensorLabs hopes to change this by creating a product that will automatically detect gluten.

Monitoring antibodies a new approach for successful IBD treatment

Monitoring antibodies to Remicade could help IBD patients with remission

Researchers are proposing a new way to help patients with Crohn's disease and colitis who are receiving Remicade (infliximab). According to current guidelines, dosing is based on symptoms and weight. Monitoring for therapeutic drug levels could be a new way to help patients maintain IBD remission and ensure patients don't develop antibodies that make the drug ineffective.

Autistic boy hospitalized after school bullying finds support on Facebook

Christopher Miller has been facing bullies at school in Tennessee on a daily basis. The autistic boy was recently hospitalized because of the bullying, but his family has found a way to help him cope. Their decision to start a Facebook page, titled Hearts for Christopher Miller, may inspire other families to fight bullying with positivity.

Menopause causes confusion with celiac disease

A recent report suggests that there may be some confusion between the symptoms of menopause and celiac disease because of overlap. Previous research has indicated that it is possible to have both conditions begin at the same time, so it is important for patients to ask questions. Women should not ignore any of their symptoms while they seek medical help.

Celiac disease news: School guidelines updated for food allergies

School guidelines have been updated by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology to reflect the latest recommendations for dealing with allergies that include food items. The new proposals outline how to deal with anaphylaxis in a school setting. Unfortunately, families have learned that actually forcing a school to follow the rules is another challenge.

Supermarket makes new shopping carts for autistic children

Autistics children's carts at supermarkets

A supermarket in the U.K. is developing a new type of shopping cart specifically designed for children with autism. Sainsbury’s believes this will help families shop easier while keeping the children more comfortable. The change should offer hope to families around the world that other stores may be willing to follow this example.

Autism stomach problems create drug absorption concerns

Autism drug

Stomach problems are often an issue for people with autism, and the latest research has found another concern. A new study reveals that absorption problems should not be dismissed because of their potential impact on medications. People with autism may not be getting the full benefit of the drugs they are taking on a daily basis.

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