TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Compared with heterosexual men, gay men are more than twice as likely to develop inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when engaging in “high-risk” sexual behavior, new research shows. The definition of high-risk behavior was having sexual contact with multiple partners or without a condom.Continue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A total of 97 people across six states have now been made ill by E. coli, in an outbreak possibly tied to contaminated lettuce used in sandwiches sold at Wendy’s restaurants. “Since the last update on August 25, 2022, 13 more illnesses haveContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many guys love a breakfast plate piled high with sausages and maybe a sugar-glazed danish on the side. Now, research shows that wolfing down too many ultra-processed foods like these could be bad news for a man’s colon. Specifically, men who consumed theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) – – A total of 84 people across four states have now been made ill by E. coli, in an outbreak possibly tied to contaminated lettuce used in sandwiches sold at Wendy’s restaurants. “Since the last update on August 19, 2022, 47 more illnessesContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Fecal transplant treatments could infect patients with monkeypox, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned. Since May, an outbreak of monkeypox has been spreading in multiple countries, including the United States. Nearly 16,000 people in the United States have already been infectedContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) – – Amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 37 people in four states, the Wendy’s fast food chain has removed romaine lettuce from its sandwiches in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania. “A specific food has not yet been confirmed as theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Medieval monks were much more wormy than average folks, a new archaeological analysis has revealed. Those living in medieval Cambridge were nearly twice as likely to be infected by intestinal parasites as city dwellers, researchers found. Even though Augustinian friars had access toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they are investigating an outbreak of E. coli that has infected 29 people in Michigan and Ohio. The outbreak has led to nine hospitalizations but no deaths, and investigators have not yet found a food source responsibleContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Splash pads — those shallow pools of wet, cooling summertime fun for kids — can also be sources of nasty gastro infections for youngsters who swallow water during their play. That’s the take-home lesson from a new analysis of outbreaks of two bacterialContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have long suspected that humans evolved to tolerate dairy products in order to reap their health benefits. Now a new study refutes that idea. Around one-third of the world’s population possesses a gut enzyme that allows them to digest lactose, a sugarContinue Reading

FRIDAY, July 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Fallout is mounting for the food delivery service Daily Harvest, which has voluntarily recalled a frozen food product suspected of sickening hundreds of customers in at least 26 states. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating. And an Oklahoma woman has suedContinue Reading