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Grey matter

Grey matter In addition to recommending diet, exercise and tests such as cholesterol and colonoscopy, we will prescribe brain-training exercise and activities – and presume that national health insurance will pay for it. For Myanmar and elsewhere, keeping people … Full News here – Read more on Myanmar Times

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Diverticulosis – Medical Informer Video

Diverticulosis is a common gastrointestinal finding on colonoscopy. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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What Weird Al Yankovic deems 'Tacky' is actually just fashion

What Weird Al Yankovic deems 'Tacky' is actually just fashion Shorts that are so short the world could give you a colonoscopy. 3. Men in bare feet on pavements. Insane. And dangerous. And tacky. 4. Men going topless when they are at neither a beach nor a pool. 5. Anyone who bitches at a woman […]

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Severity, outcomes of C. difficile infection improved in US urban area

Severity, outcomes of C. difficile infection improved in US urban area CT scan and colonoscopy were performed less frequently in the CDI 09-11 group (both P<.01), however, colonoscopic pseudeomembrane detection was more likely in this group (P<.001). In the severe CDI 09-11 subgroup, WBC at diagnosis (P<.001) and at … Full News here – Read more […]

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United States Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020 Report

United States Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020 Report … … inside of the gastrointestinal tract. The primary use of capsule endoscopy is to examine areas of the small intestine that cannot be seen by other types of endoscopy such as colonoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Complete report available … Full News here – Read […]

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As long as you stand, stand by me

As long as you stand, stand by me Watching them together was like spying on a group of teenagers even if in reality they were older ladies discussing their last colonoscopy. The dinner consisted of mostly prepackaged and prepared food. I was either too busy or too lazy to cook the … Full News here […]

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The cancer tests you really need—and those you don't

The cancer tests you really need—and those you don't Colonoscopy saves lives but does pose risks, including bleeding and punctures of the colon, so it shouldn't be done more often than necessary. For many people, that's once per decade. But some doctors recommend it more often. And a Consumer Reports … Full News here – Read […]

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Cancer screenings: Don't be afraid

Cancer screenings: Don't be afraid The reluctance is understandable. Nobody likes getting a colonoscopy or mammogram. The preparation for colonoscopy can be challenging. But many people are afraid of getting the results and actually facing a diagnosis of cancer. So they put it off – in … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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UK receives $3.75M to promote screening, prevent colon cancer deaths in rural

UK receives .75M to promote screening, prevent colon cancer deaths in rural … The test is quick, painless, low-cost, and doesn't require a trip to the doctor — still somewhat unpleasant, but likely preferable to an unnecessary colonoscopy or, of course, cancer. In the case of a positive FIT test result, RCPC staff will help […]

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Medivators Launches JET PREP™ Device to Improve Polyp Detection

Medivators Launches JET PREP™ Device to Improve Polyp Detection Colonoscopy is an effective screening method that can reduce deaths from colon cancer. If a patient is poorly prepped, however, precancerous polyp detection can be significantly hindered. According to an article in Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, … Full News here – Read more on MarketWatch

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Elderly sports fanatic credits free bowel cancer screen testing with saving

Elderly sports fanatic credits free bowel cancer screen testing with saving … “After a second test again proved positive for blood, I was given an appointment for a colonoscopy where a camera is used to determine if there is any cause for alarm on the wall of the large bowel. “Sad to say there was […]

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Deep Throat: What Maimonides Teaches Us About Our Obsession with Jamie

Deep Throat: What Maimonides Teaches Us About Our Obsession with Jamie … That public figures tend to raise awareness of any situation involving public health-related issues, however embarrassing, is hard to condemn and often warrants praise; from Rock Hudson's HIV admission to Katie Couric's televised colonoscopy. JP Morgan … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Colon Cancer Screening May Benefit Elderly

Colon Cancer Screening May Benefit Elderly Frank van Hees, MSc, of the Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, the Netherlands, and colleagues showed that in healthy unscreened patients colonoscopy can be cost-effective until age 83, sigmoidoscopy until age 84, and fecal … Full News here – Read more on Cancer Network

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Appreciates VA Hospital

Appreciates VA Hospital On June 8, I had my second experience of the dreaded colonoscopy. The preparation is unpleasant, of course, but the actual experience from valet parking (temporarily not in any condition for walking or waiting for the faithful shuttle service), check … Full News here – Read more on The Transylvania Times

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The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple

The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple One such service is routine colonoscopies. CNN reported this past January about a backlog of screening colonoscopies in South Carolina-based V.A. hospitals. The waiting list was in the thousands. The backlog, along with subsequent delays in detection … Full News here – Read more on Nashville […]

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