Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In research with mice, scientists report that they've used a potentially beneficial strain of E. coli bacteria to help detect cancer in the liver that has spread from other locations.

Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A majority of people with a family history of colon cancer are not getting screened for the disease early enough, a new study finds.

Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding

MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests.

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten

FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many probiotic products contain traces of gluten and could cause problems for people with celiac disease, according to a new study.

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with the digestive disorder celiac disease are at increased risk for nerve damage, a new study suggests.

Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans aren't getting recommended screening tests for colon, breast and cervical cancers, a new federal study shows.

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer patients seem to have a better chance of survival if they have already been practicing healthy lifestyle habits before their diagnosis, a new study suggests.

'Cruise Ship' Norovirus Bug Can Spread by Air, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Noroviruses -- those notorious stomach bugs that have infected scores of people and ruined countless cruise ship vacations -- can spread through the air and infect people several feet away, according to new research.

Experimental Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C

TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have released yet another study finding impressive results for an experimental drug combo that aims to rid the body of infection with liver-damaging hepatitis C.

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have successfully linked certain byproducts of digestion to the risk of excess body fat.