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What is a High-Resolution Manometry test? 0

Overview High-resolution Manometry test, also called Esophageal Manometry Test is a procedure performed to overcome conditions in the esophagus that make swallowing of food difficult. These conditions can cause repeated

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Therapeutic Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Diseases 0

Overview Endoscopy is a popular, minimally-invasive technique used for diagnosis as well as treatment of diseases, in different organ-systems of the body. When it comes to treating disorders of the

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What is Endoscopy and why is it so popular 0

Overview Endoscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure used to diagnose mucosal disease of the digestive tract, take biopsies as needed and to perform certain interventions. Its popularity stems from the fact

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Tobacco and Lung Cancer – The Deadly Connection 1

Worldwide, smoking is the most common cause for lung cancer contributing to anywhere between 80 to 90% of all lung cancer cases depending on the country. Both active smokers and

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Do you have a white tongue? Know why? 1

The tongue is a fascinating organ with the pink, top layer made up of hundreds of tiny, finger-like projections called papillae. These papillae contain sensory receptors for taste and temperature.

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Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, is it something to worry about? 1

Sleep is one of the most important, daily, physiological functions undertaken by the body. When a person is in deep sleep, the body undertakes repair of damaged cells, replenishing dead

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Anemia – Causes, Treatment and Prevention 1

What is Hemoglobin? Oxygen is the life-force of human beings and it comes from the air we breathe. Oxygen is transported to all cells and tissues in the body through

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Treatment for Osteoporosis 1

The skeleton, which is made up of bones, is an active organ or part of the body that continuously undergoes change, growth and re-growth. Microscopic damage to the bone tissues

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Side-effects of Radiation Therapy 1

Radiation Therapy is one of the most common treatment options for almost every type of cancer. Special X-rays are beamed from an external machine on to the site of cancer,

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What is Rectal Cancer? Symptoms and Treatment for Rectal Cancer 2

The rectum is the area between the end of the large intestine and the anus. The feces passes through the rectum and is finally excreted out of the body through

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