Gastrointestinal: Disorders, Facts & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Digestive System Disorders category.

Publication List:

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Symptoms, Causes & Forms
Information regarding Non-Alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a term used to describe the accumulation of fat in the liver - Published: 2015-12-24
Shigella Infection: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention & Treatment of Shigellosis
Information regarding Shigella infection (shigellosis), an intestinal disease with the main sign being diarrhea, which is often bloody - Published: 2015-10-27
Stomach Microflora: Helicobacter and Bacteria
Information regarding Helicobacter pylori, a Gram-negative, micro-aerophilic bacterium found in the stomach - Published: 2015-04-28
Drug Resistant Shigellosis Spreading in U.S.
International travelers bringing multi-drug resistant intestinal illness to the United States and spreading it to others who have not traveled - Published: 2015-04-02
Lactic Bacteria: Information on Digestive Health
Information on intestinal flora and groups of microorganisms among which lactic bacteria perform essential functions - Published: 2014-09-15
Yeast Infection Prevention Tips for Physically Challenged
Article examines natural approach to avoiding recurring urinary tract infections and digestive problems as well as yeast infections - Published: 2013-05-03
Laxatives - Too Many Too Often Dangerous to Health
Examines the dangers of abuse of laxatives to lose weight which can create a dependence for bowel movements resulting in severe health conditions - Published: 2012-11-11
Kidney Stone Prevalence Doubles in Wake of Obesity Epidemic
Prevalence of kidney stones suggest the increase is due in large part to increase in obesity and diabetes among Americans - Published: 2012-05-23
50% of Adults Will Experience Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms by 2018
Urinary and bladder symptoms are highly prevalent worldwide and rates will increase significantly as the population ages - Published: 2011-09-27
Risk of Kidney Stones with Arrival of Summer
During summer increased outdoor exertion and chances of dehydration are a major factor in kidney stone formation - Published: 2011-06-22
Fatty Liver Disease in Children and Teens
Neither vitamin E nor diabetes drug metformin successfully reduced liver enzymes in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children or teens - Published: 2011-04-29
Intestinal Bacteria Types
Intestinal bacteria flora is hypothesized to have influence on how we react to diet and medicine absorbed through the gastro-intestinal tract - Published: 2011-04-21
Dairy Colostrum and Leaky Gut Syndrome
Bovine colostrum can massively reduce gut permeability also known as leaky gut syndrome - Published: 2011-02-25
Exercise Improves Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms
Half the group was randomly allocated to increase their physical activity and the other half to maintain their usual lifestyle - Published: 2011-01-25
Children in Areas with Few Pediatricians at Higher Risk for Serious Appendix Ruptures
Children who live in areas with fewer pediatricians are more likely to suffer life-threatening ruptures of the appendix - Published: 2010-12-29
Good Clostridia in the Gut Protect from Allergy and Autoimmunity
Specific gut-dwelling bacteria control key immune cells that combat allergies and autoimmune diseases - Published: 2010-12-25
Antibiotics Have Long Term Impact on Digestive System
Short courses of antibiotics can leave normal gut bacteria harboring antibiotic resistance genes for up to two years - Published: 2010-11-01
Day Case Gastric Banding Procedures
SurgiCare is now offering gastric band procedures as a day case option so patients can recover in the comfort of their own home - Published: 2010-10-29
Cholera Information Including Symptoms and Treatment
Cholera is transmitted through ingestion of water contaminated with the cholera bacterium usually from feces or other effluent - Published: 2010-10-23
Foods That Cause Gas, Bloat, Burping & Flatulence
List of foods that cause gas burping and flatulence as well as the uncomfortable feeling of being bloated or gassy after eating - Published: 2010-10-01
Terlipressin Treatment for Gastrointestinal Bleeding Reduces Serum Sodium
Patients with severe portal-hypertensive bleeding treated with terlipressin may experience acute reduction of sodium in blood - Published: 2010-09-23
Oxy-Powder Shows Promise for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Natural Product Shows Promise for Irritable Bowel Syndrome with 99% Success Rate - Published: 2010-09-21
Proof that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not in your Head
Proof that a gut-wrenching complaint irritable bowel syndrome IBS is not in your head - Published: 2010-08-19
Signs and Symptoms of Liver Disease
Any form of liver disease will be time-consuming life-altering and often will be very costly in receiving medical assistance - Published: 2010-06-06
Increases of Gastrointestinal Infections in Nursing Homes
Data collected from nursing homes show almost 40 percent of gastrointestinal infections reported are CDIs - Published: 2010-03-19
Keeping a Healthy Bacterial Balance
Treat certain health problems simply by eating a yogurt with the right bacteria in it - Published: 2010-03-05
Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Reduces Need for Surgery
Ulcerative colitis patients had a 41 percent reduction in colectomy after a year when treated with infliximab - Published: 2009-10-01
Fecal Incontinence - Loss of Bowel Control Information
Fecal incontinence is the inability to control your bowels and stool may leak from the rectum unexpectedly - Published: 2009-09-28
Test Diagnoses Chronic Allergic Condition
Eosinophilic esophagitis also called EoE or allergic esophagitis has been on the rise since its initial identification in the late 1980s - Published: 2009-07-06
Pseudomembranous Entercolitis - Facts and Treatment
Pseudomembranous Colitis involves an infection of the persons large intestine with an overgrowth of the Clostridium Difficile Bacteria - Published: 2009-06-26
Stomach Ulcers: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Information regarding stomach ulcers including types, symptoms and treatment methods - Published: 2009-06-18
Diverticulitis - Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Diverticulitis involves a condition where diverticuli in the persons colon rupture resulting in an infection of the tissues surrounding their colon - Published: 2009-06-14
Ulcerative Colitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Ulcerative Colitis involves a chronic inflammation of the persons large intestine also referred to as their colon - Published: 2009-06-13
Environmental Pollution Increases Risk of Liver Disease
A new study is the first to show that there is a previously unrecognized role for environmental pollution in liver disease - Published: 2009-05-31
Gastric Bypass Surgery in Obese Patients
Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients - Published: 2009-04-20
Digestive System - Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric bypass surgery includes both true bypass operations such as the Roux-En-Y and popular forms of weight loss surgery such as gastric banding - Published: 2009-03-14
Digestive System Disorders
There are many common digestive system disorders that prevent parts of the digestive system working as it should - Published: 2009-03-14
Digestive System - Amazing Facts
The digestive system is simply the process that our body uses to glean the benefits of the foods we eat - Published: 2009-03-12