These balloons can easily be swallowed and don't require any surgical insertion. Traditional intragastric balloons (IGBs) require endoscopy.
Peppermint could help treat difficulty in swallowing food and non-cardiac chest pain, as per a study.
So a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University are at work on a tiny battery made of our own chemicals they could put in a pill you'd swallow - a micro power plant that ...
Hand sanitisers can do more harm than good to your children. Scientists have discovered that children may be tempted to swallow the substance leading to nausea and pain.
"Here are the nuts," said Drew Sayer, a graduate student in nutrition science, before shoving me into the MRI machine, flat on my back. "Chew them. Swallow them. And don't move your head."I moved my ...
When your bottled water tastes like plastic, it may not mean you are swallowing toxic chemicals, but it's far from refreshing. Find out what jars, tins and bottle do to your foodFood packaging has become ...
A French court has ruled that parents cannot name their babies after chocolate spreads and fruit, overturning the decisions of two families to call their daughters Nutella and Fraise (strawberry).
Florence's food scene is being celebrated at its annual Taste gastro-fest from 7-9 March but year-round the best of the city's restaurants offer innovative meals that are perfect for travellers on a budget.
The world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev toasted Tuesday a $122-billion deal to swallow British rival SABMiller, targeting Africa and China and aiming to serve one in three beers globally.
Members of Bathini Goud family administering a fish stuffed with a herbal paste to asthma patients, a controversial alleged cure.