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How to Prevent Telangiectasia Ataxia

How to Prevent Telangiectasia Ataxia

Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) is a genetic disease that causes the immune system of the body to break down. It appears in childhood and is characterized by an early loss of muscle control. Because it is linked to a defective gene, there is no way to prevent A-T from affecting a child that has already ......[Read More]
Probiotics in Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

Probiotics in Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

How effective are probiotics in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea? Are they considered part of the treatment protocol?......[Read More]
With Beer or Wine, The Stomach's Fine

With Beer or Wine, The Stomach's Fine

 If your cup of cheer is wine or beer, there's a bit of good news. Those who imbibe a few weekly glasses have a slightly lower risk of carrying a germ that causes stomach ulcers.......[Read More]
How Are Heartburn And Indigestion Connected

How Are Heartburn And Indigestion Connected

One of the true facts of life is that you need to eat food to continue your survival and although you have to eat there are certain foods that cause you body to react in negative ways. Foods that cause heartburn and indigestion can cause discomfort in the chest area by..........[Read More]
Predicting 5-year Survival of Patients With Chronic HBV

Predicting 5-year Survival of Patients With Chronic HBV

Is there an effective way for clinicians to determine 5-year survival rate in patients infected with chronic HBV?......[Read More]
What Causes Indigestion and Heartburn - How You Can Reduce Acid Reflux Easily!

What Causes Indigestion and Heartburn - How You Can Reduce Acid Reflux Easily!

If you are affected by acid reflux, or even the more serious gastroesophageal reflux, you might be able to rid yourself of it by merely modifying your life-style. Avoiding medicine or, worse, surgical procedures, is feasible if you choose to use the following advice.......[Read More]
Answer Me This - How Long Can Heartburn Last?

Answer Me This - How Long Can Heartburn Last?

Heartburn is a rather common medical condition that affects not the heart, but the stomach and the surrounding muscles. The pain associated with this illness is usually very difficult to bear and can prevent a person from functioning normally. So how long can heartburn last? Some cases fade after a ......[Read More]
Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)-Topic Overview

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)-Topic Overview

What is nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)? Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is liver inflammation caused by a buildup of fat in the liver. NASH is part of a group of liver diseases, known as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, in which fat builds up in the liver and sometimes causes liver damage......[Read More]
Alkaline Phosphatase, Bilirubin Levels and Outcomes in PBC

Alkaline Phosphatase, Bilirubin Levels and Outcomes in PBC

Do alkaline phosphatase and bilirubin levels help clinicians predict disease outcome in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis?......[Read More]
CT Colonography: Accuracy, Acceptance, and Safety

CT Colonography: Accuracy, Acceptance, and Safety

Is CT colonography widely accepted as a screening tool for colorectal cancer, and is it considered as safe and effective as colonoscopy?......[Read More]
Heartburn Surgery Offers Relief

Heartburn Surgery Offers Relief

If medication doesn't solve your heartburn woes, you may need to consider surgery.......[Read More]
Foods to Avoid With an Ulcer

Foods to Avoid With an Ulcer

Ulcers are sores on the lining of your digestive tract. They are caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter Pylori. Acid and juices made by the stomach can lead to ulcers by burning the lining of your digestive tract, something that can happen if your body makes too much acid. That is why it is critic......[Read More]
Index of Digestive Disorder FAQs

Index of Digestive Disorder FAQs

Find answers to common questions about GERD, hiatal hernias, ulcers, and about complications of those disorders.......[Read More]
Crohn’s Disease in Children and Teens

Crohn’s Disease in Children and Teens

WebMD explores the symptoms, treatments, and management of Crohn’s disease in children and teens. Find out what you need to know if your child has Crohn’s.......[Read More]
The Long-Term Effects of Bullying by a Sibling

The Long-Term Effects of Bullying by a Sibling

Bullying by a sibling, also known as sibling abuse, is different from typical sibling rivalry. All siblings will argue from time to time, but extreme fighting between two children where one always seems to be the victim is sibling bullying. A study published in the Child Maltreatment journal indicat......[Read More]
Pseudocyst: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Pseudocyst: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

WebMD explains pancreatic pseudocysts, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.......[Read More]
Gastroenterologists Utilize the Referral for EGD - CRC Screening

Gastroenterologists Utilize the Referral for EGD - CRC Screening

CRC screening rates among patients with upper GI symptoms undergoing EGD have not been previously established.......[Read More]
How to Use Shiatsu for Nausea

How to Use Shiatsu for Nausea

We feel nauseous as nerve endings in the stomach become irritated by bacteria or virus, or are agitated by severe pain or intense emotions. Shiatsu theory explains nausea as rebellious stomach "ki" (energy), ki moving opposite its normal flow, and uses pressure points and specific exercises to help ......[Read More]
Eliminate Acid Reflux

Eliminate Acid Reflux

Having a healthy digestive system is the foundation for overall good health. In fact, in almost all cases of chronic illness, long standing digestive impairment will often be present. One of the main issues is a lack of hydrochloric acid (HCL). Many factors contribute to a lack of HCL including: eat......[Read More]
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)

An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) is a procedure that combines the use of a flexible, lighted scope (endoscope) with X-ray pictures to examine the tubes that drain the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.......[Read More]