stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
How common are interval colorectal cancers, how could they be prevented, and what should both clinicians and patients be made aware of in terms of risk factors?
Does endoscopy provide a clearer look at polyps during a colonoscopy than subsequent histopathological assessment? This new study takes a look.
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. H2 blockers are also used for GERD treatment. Proton Pump Inhibitors are different from H2 blockers. How are Proton Pump Inhibitors different from H2 blockers?
Heartburn, consists of a burning sensation that starts in the lower part of the chest and may radiate down to the throat. It usually occurs when gastric acid flow upward by the sphincter that separates the stomach from the esophagus because this has not been completely closed or because there is a p
WebMD discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatments of polycystic liver disease.
Digestion is accomplished by both mechanical and chemical means. While the two methods of digestion are different, they share a common goal. Mechanical digestion, which occurs by the physical action of the body on food, and chemical digestion, which occurs through the use of enzymes and...
Could antibiotic use potentially lead to the development of celiac disease and, if so, what are the reasons? This new study investigates.
What effect do selected probiotics, prebiotics, or their combination exert on the immune system, and how could they be used to help prevent and treat immunological disorders?
I know how heartburn can hurt so bad, I have experienced a lot of it in the past. What's even worse it I would feel bloated for days and medications would not relieve me of my pain. It can be excruciating at times that my sleep gets disrupted at night. Those were the dark days of acid reflux ep
Gas and bloating can lead to severe cramping and abdominal pain that can persist for several minutes, hours or days depending on the severity of the condition and the reason for the symptoms. With natural remedies, over-the-counter medication and prescription medication, gas and bloating can be cont
Many of these herbs have had double blind medical studies conducted on them and are approved by governing medical agencies of various countries world wide. The herbs are just one part of the equation though. Utilizing them and not understanding the food groups that you should be either eating or avo
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is chronic spasms of the large intestine, causing diarrhea and constipation. Although it is not considered as serious as other intestinal disorders such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, it can still be a debilitating and difficult disorder to deal with. There