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How an Organic Cleanse Can Help You Get Rid of Heartburn

How an Organic Cleanse Can Help You Get Rid of Heartburn

An organic cleanse can be your first defense against yeast infections and other disorders that cause heartburn. Yeast lives in everyone and can even be beneficial. However, if it becomes overgrown, as it does sometimes after a course of antibiotics, it can begin to cause all sorts of problems in you......[Read More]
Safe Foods for Acid Reflux

Safe Foods for Acid Reflux

For those suffering from acid reflux disease, meal planning can sometimes be a difficult task. Fortunately, there are many foods that have been deemed safe to eat for those with this disease; these particular foods seem to cause the least discomfort.......[Read More]
Endoscopic Treatment of Large Sessile and Flat Colorectal Lesion

Endoscopic Treatment of Large Sessile and Flat Colorectal Lesion

With the increased number of colonoscopies performed, many polyps of different sizes and morphology are encountered today.......[Read More]
Rectal Prolapse Surgery-Topic Overview

Rectal Prolapse Surgery-Topic Overview

Surgeons can repair a complete rectal prolapse. They make a cut through the abdomen or the perineum. In abdominal surgery, the surgeon makes a cut in the abdomen. He or she may secure part of the large intestine or the rectum, or both, to the inside of the abdominal cavity with sutures or a piece of......[Read More]
Esomeprazole or Rabeprazole vs PPIs for H. pylori Infection

Esomeprazole or Rabeprazole vs PPIs for H. pylori Infection

How well do first-generation PPIs measure up to newer medications for H. pylori disease?......[Read More]
Acid Reflux and Heart Burn

Acid Reflux and Heart Burn

The best acid reflux and heart burn cure may be prevention.Someone said an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.But, even people who are very careful about what they eat may experience heart burn problems from time to time.......[Read More]
What Would Cause Lower Abdominal Pain in a Male?

What Would Cause Lower Abdominal Pain in a Male?

The term "lower abdomen" refers to the area beneath the navel. There are several reasons why a male would experience abdominal pain.......[Read More]
Associations Between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

Associations Between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

How common is it for patients with type 1 diabetes to present with celiac disease?......[Read More]
Adefovir and Lamivudine in Combination for Chronic HBV

Adefovir and Lamivudine in Combination for Chronic HBV

Should hepatitis B patients receive antiviral drugs in combination or on their own? This new study investigates the latest research.......[Read More]
Aging and Digestive Health

Aging and Digestive Health

Learn how aging affects your digestive health and get tips to promote good digestion.......[Read More]
Define GERD

Define GERD

The pain can sometimes mimic that of a heart attack. Nearly one-third of adult Americans suffers from it. Almost ten percent deal with it on a daily basis. GERD is a digestive problem with a long name.......[Read More]
Coxibs or Nonselective NSAIDs Plus Gastroprotective Agents?

Coxibs or Nonselective NSAIDs Plus Gastroprotective Agents?

Of these 2 strategies for the prevention of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, is one preferred in daily clinical practice?......[Read More]
Efficacy and Safety of Short-term Adalimumab Treatment

Efficacy and Safety of Short-term Adalimumab Treatment

The authors present the 4-week safety and effectiveness results from the induction phase of this study.......[Read More]
How Exercise Can Help Ulcerative Colitis

How Exercise Can Help Ulcerative Colitis

Learn how exercise can help reduce stress, build stronger bones, and help you manage your ulcerative colitis.......[Read More]
Fecal Transplant for C Diff in Immunocompromised Patients

Fecal Transplant for C Diff in Immunocompromised Patients

Is fecal transplant a successful and safe treatment for immunocompromised patients with C. difficile infection? This new study looks at the latest research.......[Read More]
Acid Reflux Symptoms - How to Identify Acid Reflux Symptoms

Acid Reflux Symptoms - How to Identify Acid Reflux Symptoms

Acid reflux, also referred to as heartburn, has got nothing to do with the heart. Rather, it occurs due to the back flow of gastric acids into the esophagus, the passage through which foods passes from the throat into the stomach. Acid reflux disease - referred to as Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease......[Read More]
Ulcer Colitis Symptoms

Ulcer Colitis Symptoms

Ulcerative colitis symptoms vary, depending on the type of ulcerative colitis, which is determined by the location of the disease. Another factor that affects the symptoms is the severity of the disease. While some of the symptoms are inconveniences that require only a change in lifestyle, other sym......[Read More]
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: New Treatments

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: New Treatments

What new therapies are on the market for NAFLD, and how well do they work in conjunction with lifestyle counseling to treat patients with the disease?......[Read More]
How to Treat Hyponatremia When on a Feeding Tube

How to Treat Hyponatremia When on a Feeding Tube

Hyponatremia is a deficiency in serum sodium levels (shortage of salt in the blood), usually caused by overhydrating---or giving too many fluids to---your patient, which can lead to devastating consequences if left untreated. Yet, before a doctor can address the insufficiency, he must first identify......[Read More]
Moderate Exercise Cuts Women's Risk of Gallstone Surgery

Moderate Exercise Cuts Women's Risk of Gallstone Surgery

A few hours of brisk walking, jogging, or bicycling each week can reduce a woman's risk for gallstone surgery, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.......[Read More]