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How to Fast Before an Abdominal Ultrasound

How to Fast Before an Abdominal Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a medical test that allows a doctor to view the internal organs of the body by bouncing sound waves off of tissues and organs. These sound waves translate to pictures upon their return. Abdominal ultrasounds are used to locate problems in structures within the abdominal cavity, incl......[Read More]
How to Get Relief From Gastric Reflux

How to Get Relief From Gastric Reflux

Gastric reflux or acid reflux disease is a common digestive condition that often causes heartburn, abdominal pain, a sore throat, vomiting and coughing. Remedies are available. And gastric reflux is often manageable without medications. Several factors play a role in gastric reflux, and relieving sy......[Read More]
Adalimumab Induces Apoptosis of Monocytes: Comparative Study

Adalimumab Induces Apoptosis of Monocytes: Comparative Study

Apoptosis induction potentially plays a major role in the induction of remission of Crohn's disease by anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy.......[Read More]
The Common Signs of Frequent Heartburn

The Common Signs of Frequent Heartburn

All you need to know about frequent and constant heartburn is discussed in this article. You will also learn the common signs, symptoms and treatments of heartburn.......[Read More]
Alteration of the Intestinal Microbiome

Alteration of the Intestinal Microbiome

Recurrent C difficile infection is an excellent example of alteration of the microbiome. Could fecal transplant or probiotics be a means to restore healthy gut bacteria for this and other diseases?......[Read More]
Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Sofosbuvir Treatment of HCV

Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Sofosbuvir Treatment of HCV

Is the drug combination of sofosbuvir plus peginterferon/ribavirin considered to be more cost-effective than current treatment regimens for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection?......[Read More]
Inguinal Hernia-Treatment Overview

Inguinal Hernia-Treatment Overview

Surgery is the only treatment and cure for inguinal hernia. Hernia repair is one of the most common surgeries done in the United States.......[Read More]
Rational Helicobacter pylori Therapy

Rational Helicobacter pylori Therapy

What is the current recommended regimen for the treatment of H. pylori disease?......[Read More]
Colectomy Effects on Digestion

Colectomy Effects on Digestion

A colectomy is a surgical procedure a doctor uses to remove all or part of a patient's colon. Physicians typically recommend a colectomy to treat disorders of the colon. Naturally, this procedure changes a patient's digestion in several ways.......[Read More]
How Long it Takes for Colonoscopy Results

How Long it Takes for Colonoscopy Results

A colonoscopy is an invasive procedure carried out by a seasoned health care professional to investigate the health and condition of the part of the large intestine known as the colon. A colonoscopy is often used as a routine colorectal cancer screening test for those age 40 and above and others at ......[Read More]
5 Common Symptoms Of Acid Reflux Disease

5 Common Symptoms Of Acid Reflux Disease

Acid reflux disease is called by many different names including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), and gastric reflux disease. Although there may be a little confusion about what to call this condition, there's no question about the variety of ofte......[Read More]
Liver Transplant

Liver Transplant

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of liver transplants including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
Home Treatment for Gastritis

Home Treatment for Gastritis

Gastrisis, an inflammation of the stomach lining, can usually be treated at home using natural remedies. Treating gastritis will depend on its cause, but for the most part, gastritis is treated by the reduction of stomach acid. Always consult your doctor before starting any gastritis treatment.......[Read More]
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Disease Du Jour

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Disease Du Jour

Eosinophilic esophagitis attracted attention at DDW 2011. Dr. David Johnson and Dr. Philip Katz discuss the latest developments in this increasingly important disease.......[Read More]
Six Methods to Get Over the Bother of Heartburn

Six Methods to Get Over the Bother of Heartburn

The people that experience heartburn on a regular basis find it annoying and painful, and often because it occurs when eating can be very uncomfortable in a social setting. Heartburn may come on when you're eating out and knowing what causes your heartburn will make the dining experience more e......[Read More]
Symptoms of IBS in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Symptoms of IBS in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Investigate new ideas on the intersection and divergence of symptom presentation and pathophysiology in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.......[Read More]
A Look at Acid Reflux in Children

A Look at Acid Reflux in Children

Acid reflux in children is a phenomenon that disturbs parents, children and physicians. Also known as Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this malady has been known as heartburn among adults for decades. Its occurrence in children has not received a lot of attention until recently.......[Read More]
What are the Causes of Nausea & Vomiting?

What are the Causes of Nausea & Vomiting?

Nausea and vomiting commonly occur after eating certain foods or taking some medications, as well as during the early stages of pregnancy (then called "morning sickness") and situations that cause extensive and sudden aggravation (for instance, seeing a dead body for the first time). Although they a......[Read More]
Diabetes Associated With Pancreatic Diseases

Diabetes Associated With Pancreatic Diseases

What does the latest research tell us about the association between diabetes and the risk of pancreatic carcinoma or pancreatitis?......[Read More]
How Fiber Can Help Diarrhea

How Fiber Can Help Diarrhea

If you’re coping with frequent diarrhea, high-fiber foods can help. Here’s what you need to know.......[Read More]