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Hepatitis C: Weighing the Price of a Cure

A new class of drugs has proven to be an exceptional clinical success, but it's their equally striking costs that are garnering more attention.

Gastroenterology - Solutions To A Bad Stomach

Gastroenterology is the study of the digestive system and diseases affecting this system. More specifically, specialists in this field study ailments of the gastrointestinal tract. This tract from the mouth to the anus includes organs such as, the esophagus, stomach, gall bladder, liver, small intes

Heartburn Remedies - Natural Relief From Heartburn

There are a lot of natural and effective heartburn remedies in the market today. Fortunately, people do not have to search far and wide because some cures can easily be found in the kitchen. Heartburn is an uncomfortable feeling that can be a very painful experience.

Acid Reflux or Gerd - Sleep Deprivation

Ever gone to bed with a full stomach? Yep, me too. I did a lot of times and man, did I suffer. Sometimes, even after going to bed several hours after I ate - I still suffered, but never as much as just after eating. Sometimes we bring Acid Reflux or Gerd upon ourselves - right? But that's just

Sour Stomach Relief

Though common, if left untreated, sour stomach can lead to long-term problems like ulcers. Also called acid indigestion, sour stomach comes from too much acid in the digestive tract, which often causes burning in the stomach itself, as well as acid reflux and heartburn. Here are some ways to treat s

How to Fast for an Abdominal Ultrasound

Before an abdominal ultrasound, patients are required to fast for at least eight hours before the procedure, regardless of the reason for the exam. Most people find that fasting for this short amount of time is simple, especially if most of the fasting occurs while sleeping. Aside from the digestive

Acid Reflux Disease Triggers, Heartburn and Other Signs

A person with acid reflux disease or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is someone whose lower esophageal sphincter or LES is not functioning properly and is unable to keep the stomach liquid from splashing back up to his esophagus. The lower esophageal sphincter or LES is that small valve-like

Self-Care Strategies for Managing Heartburn - Alcohol Use

Alcohol relaxes the lower esophageal sphincter, allowing the reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. It also increases the production of stomach acid. If you want to consume alcohol, follow these tips.

How to Avoid Acid Reflux Symptoms

A few key ideas to consider when dealing with chronic acid reflux. How best to avoid acid reflux while still eating enough to sustain you through the day.

How to Remove Gas in the Stomach

Stomach gas can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing problem to have on a regular basis. While there are plenty of over-the-counter remedies that claim to reduce gas and bloating, there are also a number of natural remedies that will take care of the problem even more quickly and much less expensive

Quality Indicators for EGD

What types of diseases can best be diagnosed and treated with EGD? This new article explains.

Pantoprazole Prescribing Information

Pantoprazole is a prescription drug mostly used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This condition causes a backwards movement of acid from the stomach to the esophagus and wind pipe, which can potentially cause injury of these areas as well as heartburn. Pantoprazole is also marketed u

Biliary Tract Cancer: Management Strategies

While a few different management techniques can be employed to treat biliary tract cancer, this study concludes that only one option is best for long-term survival.