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  • Crohnís Disease Caused By Bacteria?
    09/17/2004 3:26PM
    Found this article on Google News, speculation that Crohns might be caused by a bacteria: More info available at: [Forbes.com][1] [1]: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2004/09/16/hscout521266.html ... Read Full Article
  • So called "2nd Brain" involved in IBS and other gut disorders.
    08/23/2005 10:26AM
    Very interesting article in the New York Times: "Recent studies suggest that stress, especially early in life, can cause chronic GI diseases, at least in animals." You can read the full article: [The *Other* Brain Also Deals With Many Woes][1] [1]: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/23/health/23gut.ht ... Read Full Article
  • Exercise found to help IBS symptoms in the obese and possibly others.
    10/04/2005 11:55AM
    As reported in Science Daily: "While the study's authors note their results are only applicable to those considered obese, the implications may be useful for all sufferers of GI dysfunction." You can read the [full article here][1]. In my own case, despite being far from obese, exercise and oth ... Read Full Article
  • Diarrhea germ may be more widespread
    12/03/2005 11:29PM
    According to science daily: "A diarrhea-causing germ that once contained in hospital patients has become widespread in the United States -- sometimes fatal, health officials said." Hmm. A bacteria that is kept in check except when antibiotics are used .... Read the [entire article at scienceda ... Read Full Article
  • Oh this is not good. Stomach Bug Mutates Into Medical Mystery
    12/30/2005 12:29PM
    As reported by the Washington Post: "This may well be another consequence of our use of antibiotics," said John G. Bartlett, an infectious-disease expert at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. "It's another example of an organism that all of a sudden has gotten a lot meaner and nastier." ... Read Full Article