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Gastrointestinal Disorders: Facts and General Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 45 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Digestive Disorders category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Digestive Disorders RSS feed.

Digestive Disorders Publications

Why Some People Gain Weight and Others Don't
Research suggests some of the population has a composition of gut microbes that extracts more energy from food than the microbes in the gut of others.
Publish Date: 2022-12-26 - Updated: 2023-01-03

Abdominal Bloating Common Among Americans
A recent study reveals bloating is a common issue among Americans, with women more than twice as likely as men to report feeling bloated.
Publish Date: 2022-11-24 - Updated: 2023-01-04

How Intestinal Bacteria Affects Blood Sugar and Lipid Levels
Influence of changes in intestinal bacteria on sugar and lipid metabolism finds secondary bile acids produced by the bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations and parts of their molecular mechanisms.
Publish Date: 2018-04-10

Undetected Raccoon Roundworm Parasite Infections
Study reveals raccoon roundworms (Baylisascaris procyonis) infect people more than previously assumed and create a disease risk for other animals, including humans.
Publish Date: 2017-07-24 - Updated: 2020-03-24

Association Between Gut Microbes and Brain Structure in People With IBS
Study reveals findings about relationship between gut microorganisms and the brain in people with irritable bowel syndrome.
Publish Date: 2017-05-07 - Updated: 2023-06-26

Human Intestinal Worms: Deworming and General Information
Information on various types of worms humans can be infected with, includes information on signs and symptoms as well as treatment options for worms.
Publish Date: 2017-05-05 - Updated: 2023-07-17

Overview of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)
General information regarding Fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), the taking of feces from a person and and placing it inside the colon of someone else.
Publish Date: 2017-02-20 - Updated: 2018-05-01

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention
Information regarding Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a term used to describe the accumulation of fat in the liver.
Publish Date: 2015-12-24 - Updated: 2020-11-27

Shigella (Shigellosis): Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, Treatment
Information regarding Shigella infection (shigellosis), an intestinal disease with the main sign being diarrhea, which is often bloody.
Publish Date: 2015-10-27 - Updated: 2020-12-10

Stomach Microflora: Helicobacter and Bacteria
Information regarding Helicobacter pylori, a Gram-negative, micro-aerophilic bacterium found in the stomach.
Publish Date: 2015-04-28 - Updated: 2021-08-19

Drug Resistant Shigellosis in America
International travelers bringing multi-drug resistant intestinal illness to the United States and spreading it to others who have not traveled.
Publish Date: 2015-04-02 - Updated: 2023-06-29

Lactic Bacteria: Digestive Health Information
Information regarding intestinal flora and groups of microorganisms among which lactic bacteria perform essential functions.
Publish Date: 2014-09-15 - Updated: 2021-11-09

Yeast Infection Prevention Tips for Disabled
Article examines natural approach to avoiding recurring urinary tract infections and digestive problems as well as yeast infections.
Publish Date: 2013-05-03 - Updated: 2021-11-23

Taking Too Many Laxatives Danger to Health
Examines the dangers of abuse of laxatives to lose weight which can create a dependence for bowel movements resulting in severe health conditions.
Publish Date: 2012-11-11 - Updated: 2021-07-03

U.S. Kidney Stone Prevlence Doubles Due to Obesity Epidemic
Prevalence of kidney stones suggest the increase is due in large part to increase in obesity and diabetes among Americans.
Publish Date: 2012-05-23 - Updated: 2021-09-14

50% of Adults Will Experience Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms by 2018
Urinary and bladder symptoms are highly prevalent worldwide and rates will increase significantly as the population ages.
Publish Date: 2011-09-27 - Updated: 2014-10-26

Greater Risk of Kidney Stones in Summer
During summer increased outdoor exertion and chances of dehydration are a major factor in kidney stone formation.
Publish Date: 2011-06-22 - Updated: 2018-06-30

Fatty Liver Disease in Children and Teens
Neither vitamin E nor diabetes drug metformin successfully reduced liver enzymes in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children or teens.
Publish Date: 2011-04-29

Enterotypes: Intestinal Bacteria Types
Intestinal bacteria flora is hypothesized to have influence on how we react to diet and medicine absorbed through the gastro-intestinal tract.
Publish Date: 2011-04-21 - Updated: 2022-12-26

Dairy Colostrum and Leaky Gut Syndrome
Bovine colostrum can massively reduce gut permeability also known as leaky gut syndrome.
Publish Date: 2011-02-25 - Updated: 2015-03-31

Exercise Improves IBS and Symptoms
The study suggests that even a slight increase in physical activity may reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms and protect from deterioration.
Publish Date: 2011-01-25 - Updated: 2022-06-23

Children in Areas with Few Pediatricians at Higher Risk for Serious Appendix Ruptures
Children who live in areas with fewer pediatricians are more likely to suffer life-threatening ruptures of the appendix.
Publish Date: 2010-12-29

Good Clostridia in the Gut Protect from Allergy and Autoimmunity
Specific gut-dwelling bacteria control key immune cells that combat allergies and autoimmune diseases.
Publish Date: 2010-12-25

Antibiotics Have Long Term Impact on Digestive System
Short courses of antibiotics can leave normal gut bacteria harboring antibiotic resistance genes for up to two years.
Publish Date: 2010-11-01 - Updated: 2015-03-31

Day Case Gastric Banding Procedures
SurgiCare is now offering gastric band procedures as a day case option so patients can recover in the comfort of their own home.
Publish Date: 2010-10-29

Cholera Information Including Symptoms and Treatment
Cholera is transmitted through ingestion of water contaminated with the cholera bacterium usually from feces or other effluent.
Publish Date: 2010-10-23

Food That Causes Flatulence, Gas, Bloat, Burping
List of foods that cause gas, burping and flatulence as well as the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated or gassy after eating.
Publish Date: 2010-10-01 - Updated: 2023-04-17

Terlipressin Treatment for Gastrointestinal Bleeding Reduces Serum Sodium
Patients with severe portal-hypertensive bleeding treated with terlipressin may experience acute reduction of sodium in blood.
Publish Date: 2010-09-23 - Updated: 2016-06-13

Oxy-Powder Shows Promise for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Popular nutraceutical health supplement, Oxy-Powder has passed clinical trials for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with a 99.9 percent success rate.
Publish Date: 2010-09-21 - Updated: 2019-02-22

Proof that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not in your Head
Proof that a gut-wrenching complaint irritable bowel syndrome IBS is not in your head.
Publish Date: 2010-08-19 - Updated: 2019-02-18

Signs and Symptoms of Liver Disease
Any form of liver disease will be time-consuming life-altering and often will be very costly in receiving medical assistance.
Publish Date: 2010-06-06 - Updated: 2017-05-24

Increases of Gastrointestinal Infections in Nursing Homes
Data collected from nursing homes show almost 40 percent of gastrointestinal infections reported are CDIs.
Publish Date: 2010-03-19

Keeping a Healthy Bacterial Balance
Treat certain health problems simply by eating a yogurt with the right bacteria in it.
Publish Date: 2010-03-05 - Updated: 2013-03-24

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Reduces Need for Surgery
Ulcerative colitis patients had a 41 percent reduction in colectomy after a year when treated with infliximab.
Publish Date: 2009-10-01 - Updated: 2010-11-06

Fecal Incontinence - Loss of Bowel Control Information
Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels and stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly.
Publish Date: 2009-09-28 - Updated: 2016-09-24

Test Diagnoses Chronic Allergic Condition
Eosinophilic esophagitis also called EoE or allergic esophagitis has been on the rise since its initial identification in the late 1980s.
Publish Date: 2009-07-06

Pseudomembranous Entercolitis: Facts and Treatment
Pseudomembranous Colitis involves an infection of the persons large intestine with an overgrowth of the Clostridium Difficile Bacteria.
Publish Date: 2009-06-26 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Stomach Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
The most common form of ulcer is a duodenal ulcer which occurs within a person's small intestine, just beyond their stomach. Ulcers which form in a person's stomach are referred to as, Gastric Ulcers..
Publish Date: 2009-06-18 - Updated: 2022-01-09

Diverticulitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
Diverticulitis is infection and/or inflammation of small bulging pouches called diverticula that develop on walls of the intestines, formation of pouches themselves is called diverticulosis.
Publish Date: 2009-06-14 - Updated: 2020-03-09

Ulcerative Colitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Ulcerative Colitis involves a chronic inflammation of the persons large intestine also referred to as their colon.
Publish Date: 2009-06-13 - Updated: 2018-03-16

Environmental Pollution Increases Risk of Liver Disease
A new study is the first to show that there is a previously unrecognized role for environmental pollution in liver disease.
Publish Date: 2009-05-31

Gastric Bypass Surgery in Obese Patients
Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients.
Publish Date: 2009-04-20 - Updated: 2020-02-06

Gastric Bypass Surgery General Overview
Gastric bypass surgery includes both true bypass operations such as the Roux-En-Y and popular forms of weight loss surgery such as gastric banding.
Publish Date: 2009-03-14 - Updated: 2020-02-06

Digestive System Disorders
There are many common digestive system disorders that prevent parts of the digestive system working as it should.
Publish Date: 2009-03-14

Amazing Facts Regarding the Human Digestive System
The digestive system is simply the process that our body uses to glean the benefits of the foods we eat.
Publish Date: 2009-03-12 - Updated: 2020-02-04

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