Are gluten-free diets worth the hype?

The gluten-free diet has a long history of treating people with celiac disease, a digestive disorder in which your body is abnormally sensitive to gluten, a protein component of wheat, rye, barley and crossbreeds of those grains. Now, going gluten-free is over a $23 billion industry. Dr. Dalal Akoury of AWAREmed explains the history and myths about gluten-free diets.

70-Year-Old Woman Has First Child, Thanks To I.V.F. Treatments

70-Year-Old Woman Has First Child, Thanks To I.V.F. Treatments

A 70-year-old woman has just given birth to her first child.  The woman got pregnant via I.V.F. treatments by an Indian doctor.  Since her daughter’s birth, the woman has faced a lot of online backlash, with many questioning if there should be age restrictions when it comes to having kids.  The 70-year-old woman used an egg and sperm donor, and…

Facebook’s HealthTap: Messenger Adds Instant, Free Answers from Doctors

Starting today, anyone using Facebook Messenger can type a question and receive free and trusted doctor answers wherever they are and whenever they need them. The social media giant launched HealthTap, a service providing 24/7 immediate access to doctors via video, text or voice is bringing consumers instant access to its network of 100k doctors via Facebook Messenger.