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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • The Bigger the Belly, the Bigger the Risks

    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's office: Big, round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of the patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University Medical School,...
  • A healthy lifestyle and regular screening help fight colon cancer

    You are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer. How? - Eat a low-fat diet. - Exercise regularly. - Maintain a healthy body weight. "Excessive alcohol has also been associated with an increased...
  • Found: The source of ... belly-button lint

    Found: The source of ... belly-button lint
    A chemist in Vienna has taken the term "navel gazing" to its logical extreme and guaranteed himself a curious epitaph: Unraveler of the mysteries of belly-button lint. Georg Steinhauser discovered that there is a certain type of body hair responsible for...
  • Bringing Bellyaching to an End

    Bringing Bellyaching to an End
    There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
  • Body Contouring

    Body Contouring by Dr. Dennis Nigro MD, FACS, FICS Body contouring in plastic surgery mirrors the evolution of plastic surgery in general. Early reconstructive efforts that were done for posttraumatic or post delivery changes paved the way for an...
  • Abdominoplasty

    Sometimes after multiple pregnancies or large weight loss, abdominal muscles weaken, and skin in the area becomes flabby. Abdominoplasty, sometimes called a Tummy Tuck, can tighten the abdominal muscles and, in some instances, improve stretch marks. In...
  • Homeless Man Charged With Murder

    Sylvester Williams Jr. is charged with the murder of John Hughes. Two years ago police say Williams stabbed Hughes three times in the abdomen inside the East Shore Y-M-C-A. Hughes survived the attack, but his health deteriorated dying in December 2008....
  • Pancreatic Cancer

    Causes of Pancreatic Cancer Smoking Advanced age Higher instance in Males Chronic pancreatitis - Inflammation of the pancreas Diabetes Family history Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms: Pain in the abdomen, the back, or both Weight...
  • Couple Giving Baby Up After IVF Mix-up

    Couple Giving Baby Up After IVF Mix-up
    TOLEDO, Ohio - Carolyn Savage didn't know what to think, what to say, where to look as the ultrasound wand glided over her belly. It was supposed to be her baby inside. Not someone else's. Yet here she was in her doctor's office with the baby's...
  • 2 UCLA Students Released After Frat Brawl Arrests

    2 UCLA Students Released After Frat Brawl Arrests
    WESTWOOD -- Two UCLA students arrested in connection with a fight and stabbing at an off-campus fraternity party have been released from custody. School officials said Monday that 19-year-olds Justin Kim and Chris Yi were released after the district...
  • Gallbladder removed through mouth

    Gallbladder removed through mouth
    As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons this summer removed a woman's gallbladder through her mouth. The operation was performed as part of a clinical trial at the University of California, San Diego School of...
  • Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...