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Intestines

37 Magnets Make Toddler's Organs Stick Together

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.05.2012 | Weird News

A 3-year-old Oregon girl underwent invasive surgery over the weekend after she ate 37 magnets, ripping holes in her lower intestine and stomach. Pa...

Obesity: How Intestinal Bacteria May Cause Weight Gain

TIME | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists led by Andrew Gewirtz at Emory University reveal that your intestines harbor a universe of bacteria -- the so-called gut microbiota -- that...

Weight Gain Linked To Bacteria In Intestines

latimes.com | Thomas H. Maugh II | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A high-fat, high-sugar diet does more than pump calories into your body. It also alters the composition of bacteria in your intestines, making it easi...