Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could your indigestion be GERD?

(HealthDay)—Heartburn. Millions of people suffer from it. But what exactly is it and, most important, could it actually be something serious?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it heartburn or something else?

(HealthDay)—With so many heartburn medications available over the counter, it might be surprising to learn that heartburn itself isn't a health condition, but rather a symptom of something else.

Medical research

Health Check: What causes bloating and gassiness?

Your trousers fit when you put them on in the morning. But come mid-afternoon, they're uncomfortably tight – and you didn't even overdo it at lunchtime. Sound familiar?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is norovirus? Stomach bug hits Winter Games

Norovirus, also known as the winter vomiting bug, has officials at the Pyeongchang Games scrambling to stop its spread. The bug apparently began spreading when private security workers at the games came down with headaches, ...

Pediatrics

Ten ways to get reluctant kids to school

Are you struggling with getting your child to school? Here is some advice on what you should do as a parent – and what you should not do.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

Inflammatory bowel disease is common amongst older people and there are big differences in the choice of treatment for different age groups. Patients over the age of 60 often receive cortisone drugs instead of more modern ...

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