Cats and dogs can suffer from esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus, and vomiting is the most common symptom, according to veterinarian Christie Long. There are different causes of esophagitis, Dr. Long writes, including reflux precipitated by general anesthesia.
Research indicates a link between diet and inflammation, suggesting that certain foods could help patients with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, RD Jennifer Nelson writes. Eating fish, walnuts and other foods high in omega-3 fats and colorful vegetables that are rich in antioxidants may help reduce inflammation, Nelson writes.
Before leaders can help their employees, they must discover and embrace their own inner genius, says Bob Rothman, co-chief operating officer at Gap International. The truth is that everyone is truly great at something, Rothman says, and acknowledging their gift in one area can help them improve in others.
Investigators at Edinburgh University found proteins in urine that could be be used to diagnose stomach and pancreas cancer earlier, when they are more treatable. The study in the journal Proteomics-Clinical Applications found most advanced cancer patients tested had two specific proteins in their urine that those without cancer did not have, and further research will evaluate whether people with early stages of the cancers also have them.
An Ohio mom whose 10-year-old son has eosinophilic esophagitis, which can be triggered by eating certain foods, created a four-minute video about the autoimmune disease and its effects. She says parents and teachers often ask what foods her son, Ryan, can eat and the video answers some of those questions.