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Small Bowel and Colonic Intussusception by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Intussusception is a condition in which one section of the bowel tunnels into an adjoining section, like a collapsible telescope. Intussusception can occur in the colon, the small bowel, or between the small bowel and colon. The result is a blocked small bowel or colon. Intussusception is rare in adults. Causes include benign or ... Read on »
Like Its Predecessor RotaShield, Offit's Rotateq May Be Linked To Intussusception by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:34pm Potential conflicts of interest: Ginger Taylor is the mother of a child with vaccine induced autism who has gotten to the point where she cringes at hearing the name Paul Offit because of his ridiculously irresponsible overstatements of vaccine safety on media outlet after media outlet while always failing to disclose his conflict of interest tha ... Read on »
Rotavirus Vaccine Tied to Short-Term Risk for Intussusception by Poh Tin Tan Posted Sun 16 Oct 2011 12:00am From WebMD Health News Brenda Goodman June 20, 2011 — The largest study ever to track childhood food allergies in the U.S. shows that they may be more common and more dangerous than previously recognized. The study, a detailed survey of families with at least one child younger than 18, shows that 8% of kids under age 18 are allergic to at lea ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 15 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Circulatory Diseases Major Cause of Hospitalization in U.S. In 2004, heart disease, stroke, deep vein thrombosis and other circulatory system conditions accounted for nearly 7 million -- one of every six -- hospital stays in the United States, says the latest News and Numbers report released Wednesday by the Agency for Healthcare Research an ... Read on »
Anatomic Problems of the Colon by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The colon, or large intestine, is part of the digestive system, which is a series of organs from the mouth to the anus. When the shape of the colon or the way it connects to other organs is abnormal, digestive problems result. Some of these anatomic problems can occur during embryonic development of the fetus in the womb and are known as co ... Read on »
A Comparison of Urinary Mercury between Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Control Children by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Feb 2012 8:52pm Researchers are still looking at the question of whether autism is caused by mercury intoxication. One of the measures used in the past is to check the mercury content in the urine of autistic and non autistic children. Claims have been made that autistic children are “poor excretors” of mercury. This is defined as “more mercury in the urin ... Read on »
The List of Celiac Problems is LONG… by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 8:14pm It speaks for itself…this is why we confuse Doctors Here is the list of over 300 Signs, Symptoms, Associated Disorders and Complications directly or indirectly resulting from celiac disease. We were the first to present this information in our comprehensive book, “Recognizing Celiac Disease.” This list is now being ... Read on »
The Offit Index: Tracking a Patent Owner’s Ongoing Financial Interest in One Vaccine’s Sales by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:00am By Mark Blaxill Vaccine developer Paul Offit has just published a new book, Deadly Choices, in which he turns up the volume and the rhetoric against what he likes to call “the anti-vaccine movement.” His target, he argues, has launched a dangerous assault on the public health, and its misguided disciples are everywhere, ... Read on »
Response to Anti-Vaccination Parent by Adina C. Medical Student Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:07am Ginger Taylor, the parent of a six-year-old son with autism, wrote a lengthy response to my previous post, "The Disappointment of Hearing 'Your Results Don't Matter.'" Ms. Taylor sounds like a woman who is truly dedicated to her son's successful development. However, I still find a number of Ms. Taylor's contentions to be unfounded. I am responding ... Read on »
What is a NeoBladder or Continent Cutaneous Urinary Diversion by Neo-Conduit Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:39pm I have decided to add this article. It is not written by me but I have gratefully added the link, so those interested can peruse further. Continent Cutaneous Urinary Reservoir In 1982, Kock et al[6] described a technique for construction of an internal ileal reservoir that consists of a 80-cm segment of terminal ileum isolated on ... Read on »