Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research has revealed some surprising findings about who develops celiac disease in the United States.

Ocaliva Approved for Rare Liver Disease

TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Ocaliva (obeticholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a rare chronic liver disease called primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).

Health Tip: Talk to Your Doctor About Heartburn

(HealthDay News) -- Your doctor can suggest ways to cope with heartburn, but it's up to you to start the conversation.

Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, experts note that while there isn't enough evidence to conclude that barbecued meat increases cancer risk, it's still a good idea to take some precautions.

Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People infected with hepatitis C are more likely to be current or former heavy drinkers, a new study suggests.

Common Abnormal Heart Rhythm Linked to Cancer Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women with a common heart rhythm abnormality may be at an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly of the colon, a new study suggests.

Colon Cancer Rising in People Under 50

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although overall colon cancer rates are declining, the rates among Americans under 50 have jumped more than 11 percent in the past decade, a new study finds.

Time to Drop the 'No-Eating Rule' Before Colonoscopy?

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that the grueling process of preparing for a colonoscopy may not have to be endured on an empty stomach.

Stool Transplant Soothes Tough-to-Treat Colitis in Study

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stool transplants helped ease debilitating symptoms and heal the colons of tough-to-treat ulcerative colitis patients, new research shows.

A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In what may come as a bit of a surprise, a new study found that overweight colon cancer patients tended to have better survival than their normal-weight peers.