Who's the Drunkest of Them All?
Many Americans may enjoy drinking on New Year's Eve, but they don't top the charts. In fact, the US is not even among the 25 "drunkest" countries in world alcohol consumption rates.
New Rx Approved For Intestinal Condition
Intestinal diseases and surgery can cause nutritional problems. A new drug has been approved to help combat these problems.
Burning Inside the Burping Baby
Babies need a hand burping, especially the itty bitty ones. Too much of that gas, however, can be sign of more serious problems going on in their tummies.
Influx of Bad Acid Reflux in England
First there's the heartburn. And maybe nausea. It's common among people with acid reflux and, across the UK, more are letting it become a bigger problem.
Liver Defense with Aspirin
Drugs like aspirin have been shown to reduce inflammation and the risk of many cancers. However, it has been unclear whether these drugs lower the risk of serious liver problems.
Moving Fast with a Cup of Joe
While that good cup of coffee gets your day going, it can also help the bathroom flow, even among patients having colon surgery.
Tech Helps Elderly Cancer Patients Live Longer
Cancer can be one of the most difficult things to live with, and for those fighting it at 80, treatments can be even more trying.
Inflammation, Bacteria and Colorectal Cancer
Trillions of bacteria - that's right trillions with a "t" - are found inside the lining of the colon. When inflammation enters the picture, that's when trouble can start. The bacteria and inflammation can team up and become a deadly duo.
Can Heartburn Lead to Cancer?
About 40 percent of all Americans suffer from heartburn every month. And 25 million Americans have a burning feeling in their upper chest every day. Heartburn is nothing to mess around with. It can become deadly.
Simple Ways to Avoid Esophageal Cancer
It all begins with acid reflux. That's when digestive acids flow backwards and cause heartburn. Over time, this condition can lead to more serious conditions, including cancer.