Increased GI Permeability and Gut Inflammation in Kids with IBS and Functional Abdominal Pain.

To decide gastrointestinal permeability & fecal calprotectin concentration in children ages 7–10 years that have functional abdominal pain & irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) vs Controls & ascertain potential relationships with stooling & pain symptoms.


In the study, GI permeability ( Leaky Gut) and fecal calprotectin concentration were measured. Children kept a two-week diary of pain episodes and stooling pattern.

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Chronic Use of NSAIDs May Decrease Skin Cancer Risk

From Medscape Medical News
Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may decrease the risk for developing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) or malignant melanoma (MM), according to a new population-based, case-control study published online May 29 in Cancer.

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ANYONE, AT ANY AGE...CAN DEVELOP OSTEOPOROSIS

Dr. Richard Coutts is the orthopedic medical director for Sharp HealthCare

Dr. Richard Coutts, orthopedic medical director for Sharp HealthCare says, that you may be surprised to learn that osteoporosis can occur in almost any person, at any age. However, the key to prevention is a healthy lifestyle, and enough calcium and vitamin D.

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