Tag: Gastrointestinal Disease (Disease Or Medical Condition)

Find Your Passion – Be a Medical Scientist Like Amy

Find Your Passion – Be a Medical Scientist Like Amy

“My name is Amy Jacobson. I’m a third year graduate student at UCSF at the Mission Bay campus here. I study the interaction of the bacteria that live in the human gut with the immune system. We hope that this may have applications to treat inflammatory bowel diseases. I have

Hepatitis C | Gastrointestinal Society

Hepatitis C | Gastrointestinal Society

Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. Two of the most important factors in combating hepatitis C are: identifying those who have the condition, because many are infected but don’t know it, and providing treatment that will cure the disease. The liver is our largest

Digestive Problems In Kids – Mitchell Katz, MD

Digestive Problems In Kids – Mitchell Katz, MD

While many digestive problems are more common as people get older they can occur at any age, even in chlidren. We asked Dr. Mitchell Katz of Children’s Hospital of Orange County about gastrointestinal problems in children. GI complaints are very common and as far what types, it depends on the

Digestive System Diseases

Digestive System Diseases

Tiny germs of cholera spread through the river Too small to see yet so dangerous. Flies carry the cholera yet on their feet. Unwashed hands spread it too. We swallowed the cholera germs on our water, on our food and on our fingers. Just one look and the nurse knew