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Gastrointestinal: Disorders, Facts & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Digestive System Disorders category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Overview of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)
    General information regarding Fecal microbiota transplants (FMT), the taking of feces from a person and and placing it inside the colon of someone else - Published: 2017-02-20
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Stomach Microflora: Helicobacter and Bacteria
    Information regarding Helicobacter pylori, a Gram-negative, micro-aerophilic bacterium found in the stomach - Published: 2015-04-28
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Dairy Colostrum and Leaky Gut Syndrome
    Bovine colostrum can massively reduce gut permeability also known as leaky gut syndrome - Published: 2011-02-25
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Keeping a Healthy Bacterial Balance
    Treat certain health problems simply by eating a yogurt with the right bacteria in it - Published: 2010-03-05
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Stomach Ulcers: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
    Information regarding stomach ulcers including types, symptoms and treatment methods - Published: 2009-06-18
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Gastric Bypass Surgery in Obese Patients
    Study examines outcomes of gastric bypass surgery in morbidly obese and superobese patients - Published: 2009-04-20
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Amazing Facts Regarding the Human Digestive System
    The digestive system is simply the process that our body uses to glean the benefits of the foods we eat - Published: 2009-03-12


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