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Jaundice in adults

Jaundice is transitory yellowish staining of the skin, mucous membranes and the whites of the eyes which points to some imbalances in the body and is characteristic for certain medical...

Endoscopy procedure facts

Endoscopy is an internal examination procedure. Endoscope is a small video camera on a long thin flexible tube. Sedatives are given during the procedure, but the patient is usually awake...

Down syndrome and celiac disease

Down syndrome is caused by an abnormality in the chromosomes. In each cell of a Down syndrome person, there are 47 instead of 46 chromosomes. The condition is rarely inherited...

Endoscopy procedure recovery

EGDEGD or Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is endoscopy of upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. Endoscopy is an internal body examination procedure. Endoscope is a thin bendable tube with camera on top that...

Prevention of indigestion

When a person is feeling full or does not feel comfortable in the upper abdomen, then he or she is thought to be suffering from indigestion. In most cases there...

Endoscopy for coeliac

About coeliac diseaseCoeliac disease, also called gluten enteropathy or coeliac sprue, is a life-long condition affecting the small intestine, and it is related to gluten. Gluten is a mixture of...

Down syndrome and gastrointestinal problems

What is Down syndrome?Down syndrome, also called trisomy 21, is the genetic disorder caused by chromosomal abnormalities. People affected with this condition have 47 instead of 46 chromosomes. Chromosomal abnormalities...

Stomach flu is not the flu

Introduction Stomach flu is one of the most common medical conditions known to mankind, as it affects a large number of people everywhere around the world. One of the most...

How is sigmoidoscopy procedure done

Flexible sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure performed in purpose of examination of the rectum and terminal portion of the colon called the sigmoid colon. In order to visualize all the...

Sigmoidoscopy for irritable bowel syndrome

Sigmoidoscopy is a certain type of medical examination which allows the doctor to look inside the lower part of the bowel. The procedure itself is not associated with any painful...