Fish oil, which is rich in #Omega3 fatty acids may reduce inflammation and decrease the need for anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with #UlcerativeColitis. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6
Month: March 2016
In #chemoembolization, anti-cancer drugs are injected directly into the blood vessel feeding a cancerous tumor.
A significant number of patients with #ColonCancer or #RectalCancer will develop spread of the cancer to the liver. Recent advances in liver-guided treatments have provided the opportunity to treat this form of tumor spread. #Chemoembolization involves administering an anticancer drug in spheres directly into the arteries that supply the tumor. It is designed to cut off the tumor’s blood supply to selectively destroy and kill the malignant cells. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6 #MedicalBreakthrough
Does having polyps mean you have Cancer?
Vitamin D for Crohn’s Disease
#VitaminD, also called Sunshine Vitamin, is found in fatty fish such as salmon, in smaller amounts in cheese, egg yolks and beef liver, and in fortified foods such as milk. It helps people with #CrohnsDisease overcome the fatigue and decreased muscle strength. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6 #MedicalFacts
Coffee: The wonder-drug for Postoperative Bowel Obstruction
Researchers at University Hospital Heidelberg, in Germany found that drinking coffee instead of water may restore normal #BowelFunction more quickly. Also, these patients were able to tolerate solid food sooner after their operation than people who didn’t drink coffee. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6
When to Consult a Doctor for your Child’s Stomach Pain
Vikram Hospital and Multiples launch Alambana Medical Foundation
Food for IBS
Myths about Colonoscopy
While most people shy away from getting a #Colonoscopy test due to this myth, Colonoscopy is actually a very safe procedure. In fact, it is extremely effective in detecting Colon Cancer which is one of the most preventable cancers. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6 #MythOrFacts
IRE: Medical Breakthrough for Pancreatic Cancer
Earlier destruction of the pancreatic tumor without surgically removing it was not possible since heat or cold damage had significant detrimental effects. IRE is a surgical technique that kills the cancer by using electrical fields to generate pores in the tumor cells. Know more: http://bit.ly/1RrZfr6 #MedicalBreakthrough #PancreaticTumor