GastrointestinalInfo Center

Why Weight Loss Surgery Could Be a Money Saver
Weight-loss surgery may shrink more than just waistlines.
Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing
A cluster of health problems — collectively known as metabolic syndrome — puts many at possible risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news? Rates for this condition appear to be stabilizing in the US.
Common Syndrome May Boost Heart Risk
When the symptoms of metabolic syndrome combine, they can lead to heart disease or even death. But those with diabetes and high blood pressure may face the highest risk.
Some Smiles Might Hide Untreated Cavities
Flashing those pearly whites might brighten up the room, but new data suggests that many US smiles could be hiding something — problems with tooth decay.
Got Celiac Disease? Watch Your Nerves
Celiac disease patients may need to watch more than just what they eat when it comes to their health. They may need to watch the health of their nerves, too.
Cirrhosis Survival Spiked
Good news for cirrhosis patients: Survival may be much more common than it once was.
This Rx Combo Fought Hep C
Hepatitis C patients may soon have another medication option.
Getting Physical Could Fight Liver Disease
Exercise — it's good for more than just keeping the weight off.
More Tummy Troubles for Kids with Autism
Caring for a child with autism comes with struggles, and many parents may find that stomach problems in kids may be part of those struggles.
Got Arthritis? Take Care of Your Teeth
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.