Month: January 2018

How to Protect Your Skin From Aging

Wrinkles and Pigmentation Don’t Happen Overnight Take a look and compare. You’ll notice that the skin on your face and hands, as well as other areas exposed to the sun, look noticeably more aged than the skin on your stomach and other areas covered by clothing, hence not exposed to the sun. While sun-tanning should […]

Colon cancer follow up tests in hospital

If you have had a colon cancer test test you may require more examination. There are two often used invasive procedures to confirm a suspicion of bowel cancer: Sigmoidoscopy & colonoscopy. This article will look at both sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy. [randimg] Sigmoidoscopy is where the colon is examined along with some of the large bowel, […]

How Do I Avoid Pancreatic Cancer

Cancer is a condition which most people dread. There are certain types of cancer which respond very well to modern chemotherapy and have excellent chances of recovery. Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer is not one of those cancers which is amenable to treatment. In most cases, the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer comes very late, when the disease […]

Knowing the Symptoms of Acid Reflux

The symptoms of acid reflux are often not severe and serious; however, when they attack, they can cause pain and discomfort. GERD or more commonly known as acid reflux is a condition that takes place when the tube used in the transport of food to the stomach from the throat isn’t strong enough to handle […]

What Can a Hepatologist Do?

Hepatologists are board certified gastroenterologists who have chosen to focus much of their research and study on liver disease in addition to pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tree functioning. Individuals suffering from various forms of hepatitis, alcohol-related liver disease and cancer of the liver, pancreas and gallbladder seek hepatologists for diagnosis and treatment. To earn the […]

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