stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
Most women and older girls experience hair growth on their faces, which is typically fine and light-colored. Still, some women and older girls do deal with darker, thicker, more noticeable hair on their face, particularly along the back of the cheeks. Both dark and light sideburns can cause anxiety
What are the most effective ways to treat esophageal achalasia? This new study takes an in-depth look at peroral endoscopic myotomy. How do patients fare after the procedure?
Acid reflux is a digestive disorder characterized by a painful burning sensation in the chest and throat. It is caused by stomach acids regurgitating back up into the esophagus. This reflux is due to the malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter, the muscle tissue that controls the bottom of the
What do scientists know about the connection between celiac disease and primary biliary cirrhosis, and how does this knowledge translate into treatement strategies for both diseases?
How should clinicians prioritize the treatment of certain patient groups over others as new therapies for HCV infection change and become more expensive?
Indigestion?Too much to eat?Whatever your tummy problem is, there IS a fast, easy, and no-risk way of dealing with it.
IntroductionA colonoscopy is a procedure in which a medical doctor looks into the lengths of the large intestines. It is an important medical tool that allows doctors to discover and treat potentially harmful medical conditions. Using colonoscopies, your doctor can discover abnormalities...
A wide differential diagnosis exists for granulomatous ileitis, as indicated by this case study.
There are many people who are being diagnosed with GERD. As strange as this may sound, GERD is commonly known as Acid Reflux Disease. I have a nephew who complained of nausea in the morning, stomach aches and a sore throat. After going to the doctor he was diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux dise
If you are experiencing any form of abdominal pain or chronic diarrhea, wondering whether these represent ulcerative colitis symptoms is perfectly normal. Read on to confirm whether your ulcerative colitis symptoms are real or imagined, and then learn what you can do to relieve your discomfort.
Acid reflux disease, formally called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is a condition characterized by frequent heartburn. When the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) fails to seal properly, the digestive juices of the stomach rise up into the esophagus, causing a burning feeling in the chest or
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, provides clinical commentary for select feature articles. Highlights include evaulation of visceral sensation in IBS patients using subliminal stimulation.
Ulcerative colitis results in inflammation and open sores in the innermost layers of the rectum and large intestine (colon). The bleeding ulcers form pus and mucus while the inflammation promotes frequent diarrhea. This inflammatory bowel disease causes pain and can be life-threatening. Currently,
The efficacy and safety of interferon-based therapy in renal transplant recipients with hepatitis C remains unclear.
Is 1 PPI preferred over another in the treatment of GERD? This new study compares dexlansoprazole and esomeprazole.