Gastroenterology
Saturday 18 April, 2015

Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary to Assess Polyps

The benign hyperplastic polyp appears very pale and bland on imaging.

It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient’s colon to a  More...

by BioNews | Published 4 months ago
This is UTMB's Dr. Taylor Riall, lead author of the study. Image Credit:
Guidry News Service
By BioNews On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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The mystery of gallbladder removal surgery

A combination of factors besides severity of gallbladder symptoms puts a patient at risk of acute gallbladder attacks,  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Cherry lowers uric acid level, reveals study

A study from Northumbria University, Britain has revealed that consumption of Montmorency tart cherries lowers uric acid level in urine  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Your digestive tract is just like a studio apartment!

For a common student, the area of the inner surface of the digestive tract is between 180 and 300 square metres. For scientists  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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India may become ‘world capital of liver diseases’

A sedentary lifestyle, increased alcohol consumption and obesity are contributing towards making India the “world capital of liver diseases” by 2025  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Weight loss surgery linked to appetite, taste change

Gone through a weight-loss surgery recently? Expect changes in appetite and taste of food as a research says after gastric bypass surgery, patients frequently report sensory changes  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Veggie rich diet could help prevent acute pancreatitis

A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Dietary fiber nurtures health-promoting gut bacteria

Dietary fiber promotes a shift in the gut toward different types of beneficial bacteria, according to a University of Illinois study  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Common BP drug linked to severe gastrointestinal problems

Researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea  More...