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2010-11-30 22:02:37

In what might be one of the world's first medicinal body piercings, UC Davis Health System surgeons announced today that they have successfully implanted an experimental device in the throat of a man that will enable him to manually control his ability to swallow.

2010-09-01 15:08:00

Updated Technology to Provide Treatment for More Than 1,500 Patients Annually WHEATON, Ill., Sept.

2010-05-12 11:59:33

Less than 50% of patients with esophageal carcinoma are suitable for surgery at the time of diagnosis.

2010-04-28 14:57:20

Test could lead to treatment for Lou Gehrig's patients.

2010-04-09 09:55:07

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) is a common but often unrecognized systemic disorder observed mainly in elderly people.

2009-10-28 21:36:37

Foreign body ingestion is a frequent gastrointestinal emergency.

2009-10-28 07:10:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Variant Products, Ltd. announced today that its much-anticipated Handheld Power Pill Grinder is in production and will begin distribution by mid December.

2009-10-26 22:04:10

Boston Medical Center (BMC) surgeons are now offering patients an incisionless alternative to laparoscopic and traditional surgery for treatment of acid reflux or GERD.

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2009-08-28 15:19:13

On Thursday, US officials publicly apologized to about 600 veterans that were mistakenly told by letter that they had been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, which is an incurable neurodegenerative disorder.

2008-09-29 09:00:57

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have a 13-year-old son with autism. He is very pleasant, tries real hard at everything, does well in school and never complains. Although he is verbal, he has great difficulty expressing his thoughts. He's 5 feet 4 inches, maybe 100 pounds and is a big eater.


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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