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LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Dyspepsia by Odysseys of George Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Apr 2010 10:12pm 2 April, 2010 at 1:12 pm gcgeorge Well it has been some time since I have written anything medical based. So, I was thinking and realized that for something so common this particular problem is so little discussed with public. Then again, I guess the reason being that despite knowing ... Read on »
Acute pancreatitis in life or more cheap dre beats common, but to the harm of patients by millet Posted Tue 25 Dec 2012 8:37am China's 31 cities in patients with Cheap Beats By Dre   gastric cancer HER2 positive aid 21 start in Beijing. Project sponsor Chinese cancer foundation of PengYu in the launching ceremony, cancer has become a threat to the health of the Chinese people's killer, and the incidence of a disease is increasing year by year, not only to the indi ... Read on »
Get your colon and digestive systems checked out for a healthier life by drtabib Posted Wed 19 Oct 2011 12:00pm Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestin ... Read on »
Cisplatin Plus Gemcitabine Improves Survival of Patients with Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 10 May 2010 9:00pm Cisplatin Plus Gemcitabine Improves Survival of Patients with Advanced Biliary Tract Cancer Key Words Biliary tract (in the bile ducts and gallbladder ) cancer, cholangiocarcinoma , bladder cancer , ampullary cancer , combination chemotherapy, gemcitabine  (Gemzar®), cisplatin  (Pla ... Read on »
How to remove gallstones from your body naturally by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm My daughter forwarded this to me and I thought it will be good to share it with you: Diseases of the gallbladder and biliary tract are common, often painful conditions that usually require surgery and may be life threatening. They include cholelithiasis, cholangitis, cholecystitis, cholesterolosis, biliary cirrhosis, and gallstone ileus and ... Read on »
Cook Medical Gets FDA Clearance for Biliary Controlled Release Uncovered Stent for the GI Tract by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 Jun 2013 9:34pm The device has already been approved in Europe with 1200 in use.  The delivery system with extended precision allows the doctor to recapture the stent or put it in place with the trigger handle.  BD   WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--The Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance for the Evolution® Biliary C ... Read on »
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammati ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Answer: Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These chronic illnesses can inflame the gastrointestinal tract, causing bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Ulcerative colitis can affect the entire large in ... Read on »
Osteomalacia revealing celiac disease and primary biliary cirrhosis-related Fanconi syndrome in a patient with systemic sclerosi by Jan Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 12:00am Systemic sclerosis (SSc) may affect the gastrointestinal tract and cause very rarely malabsorption syndrome related to bacterial overgrowth. Malabsorption syndrome may be responsible for weight loss, diarrhea, osteomalacia, and iron and vitamins deficiency. We report the case of a SSc patient who developed osteomalacia caused by the comb ... Read on »