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Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis

What is idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis  Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis is also known as primary retroperitoneal fibrosis.  Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis (IRF) is

Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux

The asthma-GORD connection Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) often occur together and medical researchers have been trying to unravel

Peptic ulcers

What is a peptic ulcer? A peptic ulcer is a lesion or sore on the protective lining of the stomach

What are the long-term risks of taking heartburn drugs?

Most of us will have experienced heartburn at some point. Heartburn occurs when stomach acid or food refluxes from the

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver, transmitted through contaminated food or water or via an infected person.

Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which the body absorbs too much iron from food, leading to a build-up of

Hiatus hernia

What is a hiatus hernia? A hiatus hernia is a common condition where a part of the stomach slides or

9 Signs your liver may be damaged

Your liver is a key part of your digestive system, responsible for cleaning out toxins from your blood, processing medicines,

Constipation: treatment options

There are several treatments available for the treatment of constipation. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the

Hepatitis C antibodies and antibody testing

What are antibodies? Antibodies are our main form of defence in the bloodstream. They are a form of protein that

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