stomach,intestine & Digestive disease : Health & Medical
Aligned incentives between shareholders and employees are very important for a company to have. If the incentives between shareholders and management are not aligned, a conflict of interest occurs between shareholders and management. This creates a problem for shareholders because the company will n
Colitis is an inflammation of the bowels which causes digestive problems. If you have been diagnosed with colitis, understand that while medicine can help control symptoms, your overall well-being is largely up to you. You can exercise a large amount of control over colitis through judicious and s
How effective is once-daily MMX mesalamine in maintaining remission of ulcerative colitis?
The symptoms of abdominal pain and cramping are common to IBS or irritable bowel syndrome caused by a problem with the movement in the intestine, according to MedlinePlus, a service of the National Library of Medicine. Over the counter medications and antacids can be helpful as well as...
A colonoscopy is a semi-invasive procedure in which a doctor visually examines a patient's colon and, if necessary, removes polyps for biopsy. The procedure involves a special scope, which is run through the rectum and into the colon, or large intestine. The images picked up by the scope...
How much of a burden does the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease place on our healthcare system? This new study explains.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a very distressing condition which is often triggered by stress and other factors. The disease is very hard to deal with because it causes a great deal of pain which can disrupt a person's life. There is no known exact cause for IBS, but many experts such as Dr. Linda Pag
Are patients on chronic opioids at an increased risk for developing esophageal dysfunction and, if so, why?