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Alternative therapies may harm the health of children   Alternative therapies may harm the health of children
Date: 2010-12-27 08:53:00
After a child has received a positive celiac disease test, diabetes test or been diagnosed with any other type of chronic disease, parents often seek alternative therapies to either augment or replace the treatments prescribed by doctors.... Full Story

Gluten-free diet benefits patients suspected of celiac disease   Gluten-free diet benefits patients suspected of celiac disease
Date: 2010-12-21 09:07:03
Individuals who have received a positive celiac disease test may feel confused about their treatment options. Relatively little is known about the elusive autoimmune disorder, which can make living with the condition that much more difficult.... Full Story

Bowel disease connected to PTSD  Bowel disease connected to PTSD
Date: 2010-12-03 09:07:13
Individuals who have received a positive celiac disease test or have been otherwise diagnosed with an inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely to develop post traumatic stress disorder.... Full Story

Rates of celiac disease continue to rise, particularly among adults   Rates of celiac disease continue to rise, particularly among adults
Date: 2010-09-27 16:23:46
Autoimmune diseases of the digestive tract are thought to impact mainly children and young adults. However, a new study has found that even older adults may benefit from celiac disease testing.... Full Story

Many with celiac disease go undiagnosed due to lack of testing Many with celiac disease go undiagnosed due to lack of testing
Date: 2010-09-03 22:36:53
Individuals who frequently experience upset stomachs after eating starchy foods may want to consider celiac disease (CD) testing. These early symptoms may indicate a larger problem, which is becoming increasingly common in the U.S.... Full Story

Celiac disease is on the rise Celiac disease is on the rise
Date: 2010-08-27 21:42:29
Individuals who have ever had a bad reaction or experienced indigestion after eating a wheat, barley or rye product may benefit from celiac disease testing. The condition is becoming increasingly common and it can have serious consequences for those who are unaware of their status.... Full Story

Celiac sufferers may benefit from vitamin supplements Celiac sufferers may benefit from vitamin supplements
Date: 2010-07-23 20:03:01
Individuals who have received a positive celiac disease test may benefit from taking nutritional supplements. A new study has found that few individuals who suffer from the disease have adequate nutrition. ... Full Story

Seniors who gain too much weight are more likely to develop diabetes Seniors who gain too much weight are more likely to develop diabetes
Date: 2010-06-28 13:58:29
Individuals who begin gaining excess weight in their 50s and 60s may benefit from being tested for diabetes. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Society has found that seniors who gain weight as they grow older are more likely to develop metabolic syndrome. ... Full Story

New research may lead to future malaria vaccine New research may lead to future malaria vaccine
Date: 2010-06-21 22:18:15
A newly discovered mechanism by which the parasite that causes malaria infects red blood cells could lead to improvements in malaria testing and, possibly, to a vaccine in the near future. ... Full Story

New blood test for chickenpox virus may soon be available New blood test for chickenpox virus may soon be available
Date: 2010-06-14 13:59:14
Researchers have identified a single protein that triggers the reaction of the immune system to the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles. Scientists believe that this knowledge will lead to better blood tests that will be able to diagnose individuals who are at risk for infection.... Full Story

Diabetes tied to increased cancer risk for women Diabetes tied to increased cancer risk for women
Date: 2010-06-11 22:28:20
Women with type 2 diabetes may want to consider seeking genital cancer testing, as a recent study has found that the disease significantly increases a woman's risk for several types of cancer.... Full Story

Cesarean sections linked to celiac disease Cesarean sections linked to celiac disease
Date: 2010-06-04 20:39:40
Mothers who delivered their children by cesarean section may want to consider seeking a celiac disease test for their children, as a new study has found a link between the method of birth and an intolerance of gluten.... Full Story

Lung infection may lead to asthma Lung infection may lead to asthma
Date: 2010-05-25 18:44:28
Parents of children at high risk for asthma may want to schedule further medical tests to assess all potential risk factors, as a new study has found that an early childhood lung infection may lead to asthma later in life.... Full Story

Thyroid testing can indicate stroke risk Thyroid testing can indicate stroke risk
Date: 2010-05-06 20:23:51
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HIV, tuberculosis should be treated simultaneously Study: HIV, tuberculosis should be treated simultaneously
Date: 2010-02-27 00:08:28
According to a new study published in the February 25th issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, patients infected with tuberculosis and HIV who are treated for both diseases simultaneously experience a better outcome than those who defer antiretroviral therapy until TB treatment has been completed.... Full Story

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