Latest by Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D.
Recent research concluded that drugs used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation are comparable.
Regular screenings are the best way to protect yourself from colon cancer. Here's why you should stick to the schedule recommended for your level of risk.
Gastroparesis, or “paralyzed stomach,” occurs when a person’s stomach takes too long to empty into the small intestine. Here’s how to find relief.
A daily aspirin, along with cancer screening and other lifestyle measures, may lower your risk for cancers of the digestive tract.
Here’s what works—and what doesn’t—for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic constipation.
Proper dietary management can reverse much of the damage caused by celiac disease.
If you regularly have trouble swallowing, you may be experiencing dysphagia. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of this disorder.
Older adults tend to have inflammatory bowel disease symptoms that are more subtle, a less aggressive disease course and more frequent infections.