stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
Before implementing organized screening programs, policymakers must consider its value relative to other health-related and nonhealth-related needs. One way of doing so is cost-effectiveness analysis.
For many women, heartburn will happen to them during their pregnancy. That burning sensation in the chest and throat, and sour, acidic taste in the mouth, may become an all too familiar sensation for them. Even for women who have never experienced heartburn before, heartburn may occur for the first
What lifestyle changes (positive and/or negative) can be expected after laparoscopic surgery in a patient with Barrett's esophagus? Brant K. Oelschlager, MD, discusses the issues.
Oral Viscous Budesonide is Effective in Children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis in a Randomized, Plac
This article discusses the best treatments for children with eosinophilic esophagitis.
Are patients with chronic hepatitis B with new onset diabetes at an increased risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma? This new study investigates.
Long-term notes can be valuable investment vehicles for both the individual investor and the institutional investor. Understanding how these notes work can help you add them to your investment choices. They are similar to bonds in some ways, but they have some important differences you should be awa
People who experience chronic heartburn, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may benefit from medication to reduce stomach acid. Heartburn, stomach and throat symptoms usually subside with the use of over-the-counter or prescription acid-reducing medications, which can help prevent
In patients with acute pancreatitis, how serious is organ failure and pancreatic necrosis?
Contrary to popular belief, acid reflux can be cure naturally. All that is needed is self-discipline and determination to follow the rules. With the side effects of antacids and over the counter medications, a lot of acid reflux sufferers are resorting to natural means to get rid of this gastrointes
Prunes, like other fibrous fruits, help aid digestion. Incorporating these foods into a regular diet can also help prevent constipation. Constipation causes stomach pains and uncomfortable, infrequent bowel movements. Should constipation develop, the natural laxative quality of prunes can help resto
Heartburn is a common pregnancy symptom. As the fetus grows, it causes the uterus to enlarge and press upwards against the stomach. This pressure forces the stomach's contents against the sphincter between the stomach and the esophagus and pushes the acidic contents into the esophagus, which causes
When patients are at a high risk for developing colorectal cancer, how likely are they to alter their lifestyle choices to help prevent the disease? This new study take a look.