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Inflamed Adenoids in Kids May Not Be Caused by Stomach Bacteria by HealthFinder Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Small study found no evidence of Helicobacter pylori in tissue samples. FRIDAY, Oct. 21 (Hea ... Read on »
Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1) What Is an Ulcer? During normal digestion, food moves from the mouth down the esophagus into the stomach. The stomach produces hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin to digest the food. From the stomach, food passes into the upper part of the small intestine, called the duodenum, where digestion and nutrient absorption ... Read on »
GASTRIC (STOMACH) CANCER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Sat 24 Jul 2010 6:07am                 Stomach cancer (also called gastric cancer) is the growth of cancer cells in the lining and wall of the stomach.  These two terms most often refer to stomach cancer that begins in the mucus-producing cells on the inside Early Gastric Cancer lining of the stomach (adenocarcinoma).  Adenocarcinoma is the most com ... Read on »
Why does acid secretion go up in duodenal ulcers but down in gastric ulcers? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 8:05am Q. I would be highly obliged if you can help me out on one thing. Being an average student, I refer to a textbook by a local author. He writes, “in gastric ulcer the value of basal acid output (BAO) and maximal acid output (MAO) are usually normal or slightly below normal” and “higher values are found in duodenal ulcer.” I am confu ... Read on »
Peptic Ulcer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 1 Comment What is an ulcer and how is peptic ulcer different? The definition of an ulcer is a break in the lining, which is more than three millimetres in size. Peptic ulcer is situated in the stomach or the early part of the intestine, which is known as duodenum. Quite often it is called gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer. What is the cause of pe ... Read on »
Unable to sleep, once again....and going off Seroquel by Jennifer aka Beautiful MInd Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 05 Jan 2011 12:00am I have been tapering off Seroquel for the past three weeks. I went from 800 to 600 and now I am supposed to be on 400 mgs. The problem is that I cannot sleep. I don't mean I have difficulty getting to sleep. I really cannot sleep on this dosage. I have been taking Melatonin for months. The 3 mgs stopped working so I moved up to 6 mgs a night. My ... Read on »
Gastric Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Cancer of the stomach, also called gastric cancer, is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells arise from the lining of the stomach. Stomach cancer can develop in any part of the stomach and then may spread throughout the stomach and to other organs. Stomach cancers are classified according to the type of tissue where they origina ... Read on »
Gluten Intolerance-What Your Doctor May Not Tell You by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:54pm 2 Comments The associated health issues related to gluten intolerance (GI), have a wide range, with Celiac Disease being the defining and best known aspect of that problem. However, GI can often go undiagnosed, because it does not always present with the more obvious symptoms seen in Celiac Disease (CD). GI and even CD can be cryptic, or a hidden problem, i ... Read on »
Helicobacter pylori and Cancer by Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:24pm Helicobacter pylori and Cancer Key Points Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacterium that is found in the stomach of about two-thirds of the world’s population (see Questions 1 and 2 ). Although H. pylori does not cause illness in most infected people, infection with this bacterium is a major risk factor for pepti ... Read on »
Gastro Enteritis Treatment by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Gastro-entritis is an acute inflammation of the lining of the stomach and small bowel. It usually caused by infection from contaminated food or water. The disease affects both children and adults alike. Symptoms of Gastro Enteritis: Gastro-entritis usually begins suddenly with a feeling of nausea and abdominal cramps, followed by vomi ... Read on »