Indigestion, heartburn and stomach cramps usually diminish in just a few hours, but for some people, digestive distress persists, and becomes a concern.
Was it something you ate? If you feel sick - really sick - how can you track down the cause of food poisoning?
Say you've polished off three helpings of Thanksgiving turkey and you're lying on the couch. That heartburn you feel could be more serious than you think.
Figuring out who needs emergency gallbladder surgery and who can go home and schedule it at their convenience is sometimes a tricky question.
You always hear, "don’t eat raw cookie dough" - but most people do it anyway. So can you get food poisoning from cookie dough?
Is swallowing gum bad for you? Does gum stay in your stomach for seven years?
Is that pain in your abdomen coming from your gallbladder? And if so, should you get surgery to take it out?
New research has discovered that of one of the components in unheated breast milk protects against necrotizing enterocolitis -- an intestinal disorder that can be deadly to newborns.
How is necrotizing enterocolitis treated?
What is necrotizing enterocolitis, and how does it affect premature babies?
Scientists have found that patients with inflammatory bowel diseases had a greater variety of viruses in their digestive systems than did healthy people.
Researchers have identified a protein, hiding in plain sight, that helps another key protein involved in Crohn's disease.
The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. Could vegetable oil be a key ingredient in destroying that gastric disease bacteria? New h.pylori remedies for stoma...
Unlike most bacteria, Listeria can grow and spread in the refrigerator - so contaminated food could give you food poisoning, too. Find out more here!
Children with two copies of a high-risk variant in a specific group of genes have a much higher chance of celiac disease appearing by age 5.
In 2006, the American Dietetic Association updated its recommendations for a gluten-free diet, and the following food lists are based on those guidelines.
There are about 48 million cases of food poisoning in the US each year. Here, find out the top 16 food poisoning causes so you can stay healthy!
Diarrhea is never a good thing, but for an infant or toddler, it can be very bad. Here's what to watch for when it comes to your kids and diarrhea.
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea and dehydration in young infants worldwide. Here's a look a the symptoms, and how you can try to avoid it.
Does your stomach churn after you drink milk? Do you have diarrhea soon afterward? If so, you may be have a lactose intolerance.
Genetic variants associated with vitamin B12 have been researched and revealed. Find out more here!
Irritable bowel syndrome affects about 1 in 5. There’s no medical test to identify it, but doctors make a diagnosis based on the patient’s symptoms.
Your stomach lining has an important job. It makes acid and enzymes that help break down food so you can extract the nutrients you need. The lining also protects itself from acid damage by secreting mucus. B...
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found the answer to developing independent, self-management skills in ACD could be right at the patient's fingertips.