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APPENDICITIS by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
Appendicitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The appendix is a small, tube-like structure attached to the first part of the large intestine, also called the colon. The appendix is located in the lower right portion of the abdomen. It has no known function. Removal of the appendix appears to cause no change in digestive function. Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. ... Read on »
Health Tips for April 4 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Baby Spitting Up? Babies often spit up after a meal, but it's usually nothing dangerous, experts say. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how to help reduce instances of spitting up Make sure feeding time is slow, relaxed, quiet and calm. Try to prevent baby from being startled or interrupted. If you bottle feed, ... Read on »
NASTY PET HABITS, POOP PATROL, AND THE BEST DOG FOR YOU.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 12:00am Ah, "Dog-Tober" has arrived and my friend in Flagstaff is thrilled...and so is his dog, Raven.  We'll still have a bunch of days in the upper 60s and low 70s, with over-night temperatures in the 30s and 40s...in other words, just about perfect weather.  Of course, there's always the possibility of snow...we've had some accumulation BEFORE Hallow ... Read on »
Diarrhea by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Diarrhea is a symptom -- it is not a disease. It is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. Diarrhea can be caused by many things, including infections, food intolerance, reactions to medicine, intestinal diseases, and functional bowel disorders. Often, the only necessary treatment involves replacing lost fl ... 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 »
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 »
Coccidia in dogs by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 2:16pm People often first encounter coccidia when they acquire a young puppy who is infected. The infectious organisms are canine-specific and are not contagious to humans (compare to zoonotic diseases). Young puppies are frequently infected with coccidia and often develop active Coccidiosis even puppies obtained from diligent professiona ... Read on »
What your child’s POOP is telling you. by kulamama Posted Mon 06 Jan 2014 9:15am www.simplesharebuttons.comLike it? Share it! I know, I know, POOP.  The word is hilarious to my 5 year old.  He dissolves into giggles if someone dare utter those four little letters.  But wouldn’t you know it– poop is more than just a funny word, it’s actually a great indicator of your child’s current level of health.  Here’s ... Read on »
Improve Brain Health Now: Easy Steps by Poh Tin Tan Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 12:00am Medscape Alerts Robert Lowes September 23, 2010 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised the label of the rotavirus vaccine Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKline) to warn of a small increased risk for intussusception that was reported in a Mexican study, the agency announced yesterday. A potentially life-threatening condition, ... Read on »