Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer Health: What's the difference between heartburn and GERD?

Heartburn—that burning pain in your chest after eating certain foods or when you lie down in the evening—is a common complaint and usually no cause for alarm. Heartburn occurs when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to do when sick with norovirus or 'stomach flu'

If you went out for the evening and woke up with a sudden bad stomach, chances are you might be experiencing viral gastroenteritis. That's the broad term for an infection in the intestines. Some call it "stomach flu."

Oncology & Cancer

Exploring stomach cancer concerns

Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, is an abnormal growth of cells that begins in the stomach. It can affect several areas of the stomach, including the main stomach lining or where the esophagus meets the stomach.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long COVID costs Australia millions of working days

Long COVID has already cost the Australian economy three million working days this year, according to a government analysis seen by AFP Friday, significantly worsening the country's acute labor shortages.

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