Bariatric surgery is undoubtedly the most effective treatment for morbid obesity. It has also proven to be a boon for obesity-related co-morbidities, especially, type 2 diabetes as many patients achieve remission of [...]
India is a country of paradoxes. On the one end, a large population of this country suffers from the ill-effects of undernourishment, and on the other hand, we are third in the highest number of obese individual in [...]
“Eliminate Hepatitis” The above slogan is the theme for “World Hepatitis Day” this year, observed on 28th July in memory of the birthday of Nobel Laureate Prof. Samuels Blumberg who discovered the Hepatitis B [...]
Every one of us has experienced occasional gastroesophageal reflux when we burp, with an acid taste in our mouth or have heartburn. However, if these symptoms frequently (>2 times a week)
Anyone who is experiencing frequent acid reflux symptoms should talk to their doctor, who may refer them to a specialist in gut medicine known as a gastroenterologist for further investigation.
In this issue of Gut Speak, here is dealing with the common term you’ve heard- but not fully aware of- Helicobacter Pylori. If you thought peptic ulcers in stomach and duodenum are mostly due to stress
Mrs. Riya was a 21 year old IT professional and was all excited to start her newly married life. But here is the problem- she has always had irregular periods.
Colorectal cancer is cancer that affects the large intestine (colon) and rectum. It is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the US. When looking at India, the western world have a higher number of new cases
Anal Fistula (Fistula in Ano) is an abnormal passage or a track (communication) between the interior of the anal canal or rectum and the skin surface.