Thursday July 31, 2008 2:04AM ET
Appendicitis, the inflammation of appendix, is a frequent and urgent surgical condition caused by scraps that don't pass to colon but instead end up in the "blind section".
Thursday July 17, 2008 2:00AM ET
Pancreas is a gland that plays an important role in digestion because it produces more than ten enzymes, water, bicarbonates and different proteins and synthesizes insulin.
Thursday July 10, 2008 2:00AM ET
Haemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins in anus and rectum. They appears very often, equally in men and in women, and around half population above 50 year of old have them.
Thursday July 3, 2008 2:00AM ET
Anaemia is deficiency of haemoglobin in blood. Regarding to the mechanism of appearing, anaemias are divided to anaemias caused by bleeding, decreased creation or increased deterioration of erythrocytes.
Thursday June 26, 2008 2:32AM ET
Approximately one of 650 of all new born babies has Down's syndrome, the chromosomal disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome.
Thursday June 19, 2008 3:50AM ET
Ticks are not active parasites for they don't hunt a victim. They had small radius of moving, they do not jump or fly like mosquitoes - a victim must come to them.
Thursday June 12, 2008 4:50AM ET
Most of Escherichia coli types are harmless for humans but some of them may cause life dangerous complication like a severely kidney damage function or even sepsis.
Thursday June 5, 2008 3:50AM ET
The term French Paradox describes French habit to eat fat, to eat cheese frequently, drink wine and at the same time they don't suffer from heart and blood vessels illnesses.
Thursday May 29, 2008 3:50AM ET
Our liver does a remarkable job every day to keep us alive and healthy. Along with brain and heart, our liver is one of the biggest and most important organs in our body.
Thursday May 22, 2008 4:50AM ET
\r\nThe cause of hepatitis is sometimes hard to explain which refers to the fact that some viruses are not yet discovered.
Thursday May 15, 2008 4:50AM ET
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is general term for ulcerative colitis and Crohn\'s disease, disorder of unknown cause which result with large or small intestine inflammation.
Thursday May 8, 2008 3:57AM ET
It is estimated that about 20 percent of people have some type of eye hypersensitivity reaction. Conjunctivitis is the most frequent eye inflammation (or infection) in developed countries.