stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
What do the latest clinical guidelines suggest about how to most effectively diagnose and treat Barrett esophagus? This new article gives a thorough overview.
Nausea and vomiting are caused by many illnesses and health conditions. The best remedy is to treat what is causing it, if you can. For example, if the nausea and vomiting are triggered by a reaction to a medication, then cure the reaction. Otherwise, ease your discomfort with some home treatments.
People who often suffer from frequent and chronic heartburn regret ordering the big meal. There can be several causes of heartburn but you will generally know what foods to avoid. Heartburn occurs when...
The symptoms of heartburn can be misleading. The chest pain that often occurs with heartburn can be mistaken for a heart attack.
An acid reflux diet doesn't have to be bland and unmemorable. Since every person is different, try various foods to see which ones tend to trigger problems and which ones don't.
How will a deeper understanding of the human microbiome help clinicians to better comprehend their patients' gastrointestinal diseases?
Are relatives of patients with serrated polyposis potentially at an increased risk for cancer? This new study looks at the latest research.
How does an understanding of fecal calprotectin levels help clinicians to differentiate between IBS and IBD in their patients?
A score consisting of simple clinical factors could successfully estimate the likelihood of detecting advanced colorectal neoplasia in patients, and help to target primary prevention interventions.
Side pain, or pain near your rib cage and abdominal area, can be caused by many conditions. Temporary pain may be gas or a muscle pull, while more piercing or extended side pain can indicate kidney infection. Understanding the cause helps you describe the pain more accurately so your physician can u
The newest antiviral agents for treatment of hepatitis C virus infection might bring new treatment strategies.
How should clinicians prioritize the treatment of certain patient groups over others as new therapies for HCV infection change and become more expensive?
Burning sensations in heart and in your stomach are 2 of many acid reflux symptoms. This gastrointestinal disease is also known as GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease. The burning sensations are commonly experienced when sphincter situated at the bottom of tummy allows the food fluid to move in
Lichen sclerosus is an uncommon dermal condition that produces patchy white skin. This skin is thinner than normal and can appear in any part of the body, but normally affects the genital area. Postmenopausal women and children who have not yet reached puberty are the most commonly afflicted.
What is the best way to achieve mucosal healing in patients with ulcerative colitis treated with anti-TNF agents, and what is the long-term outcome generally like in this subset of patients?