TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism differ socially and developmentally from their typically developing peers. Now, researchers say there are also differences in their array of healthy gut bacteria or “microbiome.” The findings may lead to earlier treatment for kids with an autism spectrum disorder, suggestedContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Digestive issues are common after spinal cord injury and can lead to chronic constipation and incontinence. But robotic exoskeleton-assisted walking can improve matters in people with such injuries, researchers say. In an earlier survey, more than a third of men with spinal cordContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — If you need another reason to eat healthy, new research suggests that eating lots of packaged snacks and other ultra-processed foods could increase your risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ultra-processed foods also include packaged baked goods, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals, ready-to-eat mealsContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Some people severely ill with COVID-19 may struggle to regain lost weight for months afterward, a new study shows. While COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory illness, it’s become clear that the infection can wreak havoc on the body in many ways. Gastrointestinal (GI)Continue Reading

THURSDAY, July 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug can prevent intestinal damage caused by celiac disease, an early trial has found — raising hopes that it could become the first medication for the serious digestive disorder. With celiac disease, the immune system attacks the lining of the smallContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You decide to take a popular colon cancer screening test that can be performed at home, and it comes back positive. A follow-up colonoscopy is scheduled, but then you suddenly receive a large and unexpected medical bill. That’s what happened to a MissouriContinue Reading