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Secretin and Gut Neuropeptides

Secretin and Gut Neuropeptides

By Kelly Dorfman, MS, LND (Co-founder of Developmental Delay Resources) Secretin is a hormone that induces the pancreas to release bicarbonate, thereby adjusting the pH of the small intestine so that digestive enzymes can function. As one of 20 known gut...

Ear Infection Treatment and Prevention

Ear Infection Treatment and Prevention

Alan R. Gaby MD discusses ear infection treatment and prevention, including whether or not your child may need ear tubes. One of the most common medical problems in children, surpassed only by colds and sore throats, is otitis media, inflammation of the middle ear....

Antibiotic Alternatives

Antibiotic Alternatives

Dr. Michael Schmidt provides information about the overuse of antibiotics and antibiotic alternatives in this article. For decades, antibiotics have been the cornerstone of treatment for bacterial infections. Antibiotics have saved many lives during this time....