Top News: #FoodsAndNutrition

Here are the top read news on #FoodsAndNutrition: What’s the Definition of Processed Meat?: So what exactly is the problem with cured and processed meats, anyway? A lot of epidemiological evidence links consumption of cured and processed meats with increased risk of heart disease and cancer. The association is a little muddled by the fact…

Top News: #DrugSafety

Here are the top read news for #DrugSafety: By Sharing Painkillers, Friends and Family Members Can Fuel Opioid Epidemic: Study: It is not news that most people who use prescription painkillers for nonmedical reasons often get them through social channels rather than a physician. In 2013 — the most recent year for which this data…

Top News: #DietsAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #DietsAndHealth: New Stanford celiac disease resource offers help with gluten-free diets: Pediatric gastroenterologist Nasha Khavari, MD, who directs the celiac disease program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, has developed a set of practical online tools for people who are learning about the disease and adjusting to the…

Top News: #CeliacDisease

Here are the top read news for #celiacdisease:   The Weird Link Between Celiac Disease and Nerve Damage: Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes intestinal damage when a person eats gluten, is still something of a medical mystery. But a new Swedish study adds another piece to the puzzle. Read more   ‘Seriously, Celiac’ Campaign…