FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Federal regulators have sent warning letters to two companies for illegally selling probiotic products for use in preterm infants. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration also sent a letter to health care providers warning of the risks. Probiotic products contain live organisms suchContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Oct. 10, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In rare cases, some patients may develop an autoimmune disease following a bout of COVID, Korean researchers report. Conditions such as alopecia (hair loss), psoriasis, vitiligo (white skin patches), vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, adult-onset Still’s diseaseContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Oct. 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) — While many have raved about the powers of popular weight-loss drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic, new research confirms the medications can trigger some nasty gastrointestinal side effects. Known as GLP-1 agonists, they may increase the risk of stomach paralysis, pancreatitis and bowel obstruction,Continue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A lot of older adults have digestive diseases that can be debilitating. They can also be linked to loneliness and depression, a new study says. “These conditions are very common in ambulatory care,” said gastroenterologist Dr. Shirley Cohen-Mekelburg, who specializes in problems likeContinue Reading