The latest news on digestive disorders
Lifestyle changes and appropriate medical treatment can make it possible for people to cope with GERD.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the large intestine.
Since the cause of ulcerative colitis is unknown, there is no way to effectively prevent the disease.
The predominant symptom of ulcerative colitis is diarrhea, sometimes with blood in the stool.
One of the key goals in managing ulcerative colitis is to maintain remission of inflammation.
The goal of treatment is to reduce inflammation in the colon, ultimately resulting in remission.
A key to evaluating ulcerative colitis is ruling out other illnesses that mimic the symptoms of UC.
The goal of treatment for gallstones is to relieve painful symptoms and prevent serious complications.
Physicians rely on several tests to accurately diagnose gallstones.
Gallstone disease is the most common disorder affecting the body's biliary system.