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2012-09-24 21:38:17

People with AIDS are at increased risk for developing esophageal and stomach carcinoma as well as non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs), according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. "People diagnosed with AIDS are living longer due to improved therapies. However, they remain at increased risk of developing a number of different cancers," said E. Christina Persson, PhD, of the National Cancer Institute and lead author of this...

2012-09-10 11:07:14

BE is a condition that predisposes people to develop one of the world's commonest cancers Genetic variations that are linked with the onset of Barrett's oesophagus (BE), a pre-cancerous condition of the lower end of the gullet, have been identified for the first time. The discovery of variations in regions on two chromosomes makes it possible to develop screening tests for people at high risk of developing the disease. Although it's been thought for some time that there may be genetic...

2012-09-02 23:04:15

Acid reflux cure found in new holistic remedy e-book that is written by an ex-heartburn sufferer. Nutritionist Jeff Martin authored his new holistic remedy e-book to help those suffering from acid reflux and heartburn systems to find a cure without medical treatment. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Acid reflux is a condition that an estimated 72 percent of the population struggles with each year. While those that do not have this condition may not understand it, those that do...

2012-08-23 23:41:04

Common, but as yet unidentified factor, behind sudden surge in cases around the world A global assessment of the oesophageal adenocarcinoma epidemic The global "epidemic" of one type of gullet cancer (adenocarcinoma) seems to have started in the UK during the 1950s, sparked by some as yet unknown, but common, factor, suggests research published online in Gut. There are two distinct types of gullet (oesophageal) cancer–squamous and adenocarcinoma, the latter typically affecting...

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2012-08-12 08:18:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports Taking a daily dose of aspirin can help fight off stomach, esophageal or colorectal cancer, claims a new study published in the latest edition of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In a study of more than 100,000 healthy individuals who were placed on a daily low-dose aspirin regiment, researchers with the American Cancer Society in Atlanta discovered that the painkilling drug can reduce the risk of developing cancer and slow the spread of...

2012-07-17 23:01:39

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, has learned that researchers have found a link between the drug and cancer of the esophagus. New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 A study recently presented to the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting concludes that the drug alendronate–sold under the brand name Fosamax–is likely linked to cancer of the esophagus. According to the study´s...


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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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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.