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What is heartburn and why does it occur?

Heartburn is characterized by an increase in acid-peptic secretion or hydrochloric acid by the cells of the stomach. It can be produced by many circumstances, among the most common causes are bad nutritional habits.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which the median nerve, which runs through a bony, fibrous tunnel in the wrist called the carpal tunnel, is compressed. This leads to pain, numbness and tingling in the hand.

What is Helicobacter Pylori and whom does it affect?

In this article, we will talk about one of the biggest enemies of gastroenterologists: Helicobacter Pylori has in the human stomach its only known reservoir.

Digestive ostomies: diet therapy and other tips

An ostomized person is that one who, due to a surgical intervention, undergoes a procedure that communicates a hollow organ to the outside in a different point from the natural orifice. That new opening created is denominated stoma.

Surgical Treatment of AHT through Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) acts on extensive brain networks, modifying the neurons, glia, extracellular matrix and the neurotransmitters produced which probably have a neuroprotective effect.

What is polycystic kidney disease?

Polycystic Kidney Disease is an inherited disorder in which groups of cysts are mainly developed inside the kidneys, which causes these to enlarge and lose their function over time

What are boils and how are they treated?

A boil (or furuncle) is a painful, firm, deep and erythematous inflammatory nodule, which appears around the hair follicles and it gradually grows to form a fluctuant abscess.

Adult-acquired Flatfoot due to posterior tibial tendon dysfunction...

The adult-acquired flatfoot has a most frequent cause the posterior tibial tendon dysfunction which brings as consequence a flattening of the vault foot, calcaneous's (heel) deformity.

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