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What Works Best to Help Men With Overactive Bladder?

What Works Best to Help Men With Overactive Bladder?

Latest Digestion News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Learning how to control the urge to urinate may be all the therapy men need to treat an overactive bladder, a new study suggests. A combination of drugs and behavioral therapy seems to work better than drugs alone, but behavioral therapy […]

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Machine Could Expand Pool of Livers for Donation

Machine Could Expand Pool of Livers for Donation

Latest Digestion News TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report they have developed a machine that can repair injured livers and keep them alive outside the body for up to a week. They said the machine could one day increase the number of livers available for transplant and save the lives of many […]

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Two More Heartburn Meds Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogen

Two More Heartburn Meds Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogen

Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is adding to a list of recalled lots of popular heartburn medications — including generic forms of Zantac — because the pills might contain small amounts of a suspected carcinogen. The substance, called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), is an environmental contaminant […]

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Drug-Induced Liver Disease

Drug-Induced Liver Disease

What is the treatment for drug-induced liver disease? The most important treatment for drug-induced liver disease is stopping the drug that is causing the liver disease. In most patients, signs and symptoms of liver disease will resolve and blood tests will become normal and there will be no long-term liver damage. There are exceptions, however. […]

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Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Latest Digestion News Removing Appendix Puts You at Parkinson’s Risk Hepatitis A Infections Soaring: CDC Health Tip: Reduce Excess Gas Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids First Time, Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — Stomach cramps typically refer to abdominal pain or discomfort between your chest […]

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Digestive Enzymes Oral

Digestive Enzymes Oral

What are oral digestive enzymes? Oral digestive enzymes are complex proteins naturally produced by the body to help digest and breakdown the foods we eat. The pancreas is the organ responsible for making and secreting digestive enzymes. Oral digestive enzymes are used when the pancreas is unable to produce enough digestive enzymes. The main digestive […]

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Could Your Indigestion Be GERD?

Could Your Indigestion Be GERD?

Latest Digestion News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heartburn. Millions of people suffer from it. But what exactly is it and, most important, could it actually be something serious? Heartburn got its name from the burning sensation you get when acid that rises up from the stomach burns the […]

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SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) definition and facts Picture of SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. SIBO can be considered to be of two types. One is associated with identifiable diseases or conditions of the intestines. The other is not. SIBO of either type can give rise to similar […]