Dr. David Ziring, MD

Bio

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Affiliation:

  • UCLA Health

Location:

  • Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA
  • 10833 Le Conte Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 310-206-6134
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Gastroenterology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some babies spit up more than others, but it doesn't necessarily mean they have a problem, an expert says.

    A baby's stomach is small and can tolerate only small amounts of food. As a baby grows, so does his or her stomach and spitting up becomes l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

    The drug helps treat GERD, which stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD occurs when stomach acid backs into...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The intestinal bacteria that cause inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, may be inherited, researchers report.

    The findings, published recently in the journal Genome Medicine, could help in effor...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have developed a coating for button batteries to prevent them from causing chemical burns in the digestive tract if they're swallowed by children.

    Button batteries are used to power a wide range of devices such as toys, calculators and ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting the right amount of sleep might raise your risk of ulcerative colitis, a new study suggests.

    Those who sleep less or more than the recommended seven to eight hours per night may be more prone to developing the chronic condition, which ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newborn's risk of developing celiac disease isn't reduced by breast-feeding. Nor will delaying the introduction of a protein found in wheat called gluten to an infant's diet help prevent celiac disease.

    Those are the conclusions from a pair o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with heartburn aren't taking their acid-reducing medicine at the right time, which makes the drugs less effective and wastes money, according to new research.

    Only about one-third of those buying these med...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, May 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who get too little sleep are more likely than others to be obese by age 7, according to a new study.

    Previous research has suggested insufficient sleep before age 4 raised the risk of obesity. But the new study, published online May ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Gastroenterology:

    MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- What many parents of children with autism have long suspected -- that autism and gastrointestinal complaints often go together -- is now supported by a new study.

    The study, a review of medical research, found that children with autism are more t...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The inner surface of your gastrointestinal tract is as large as a small studio apartment, or between about 100 and 130 square feet, according to a new study.

    While that may seem impressive, it's much smaller than previous estimates that put it ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to the communities of helpful bacteria living in and on people, "one-size-fits-all" is definitely not the rule, a new study finds.

    A team at the University of Michigan found wide variation in the types of bacteria that healthy p...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The community of bacteria that typically live in the human gut is radically altered in patients with Crohn's disease, a new study shows.

    Overall, patients with Crohn's have less diversity among their intestinal bacteria than healthy individual...Full Article

  • David Ziring, MD - Los Angeles, CA - Pediatric Gastroenterology
    David Ziring, MD is now a member of UCLA Health