FODMAPs (Low FODMAP Die...

FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols, which are short chain carbohydrates and sugar alcohols that are poorly absorbed by the body, resulting in abdominal pain and bloating. FODMAPs occur in some foods naturally or as additives. If...

Is Surgery Always Neede...

Is Surgery Always Needed for Kids’ Appendicitis? By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Skipping surgery and treating appendicitis with antibiotics alone may be a safe approach for many children, a new analysis suggests. Reviewing 10...

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sofosbuvir (Sovaldi)

What is sofosbuvir, and how does it work? What brand names are available for sofosbuvir? Is it available as a generic drug? Do I need a prescription for it? What types of hepatitis C infections does it treat (uses)? Sofosbuvir side effects How do I use or take sofosbuvir (dosage)? Which...

Kidney Stone Causes

The Top 4 Causes of Kidney Stones Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational...

Concern About Dialysis ...

Concern About Dialysis Safety Spurs CDC Action THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Steps to reduce bloodstream infections in dialysis patients will be mapped out Thursday at a meeting of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a coalition of kidney and...