Causes & Cures

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Sunday, 03 June 2018 16:19

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional disorder of the gut. It affected about 11 percent of adults in Singapore in 2004 and it is on rising trend.
Published in Colon Issues
Saturday, 03 April 2010 13:19


Gastroscopy is an examination of the esophagus (swallowing tube or gullet), stomach and the first part of the small intestine, called duodenum.
Published in Endoscopy
Thursday, 20 October 2011 09:35

Burn in the Gullet

Stomach acids flowing back into the oesophagus is a condition that can be resolved.
Published in Causes & Cures
Thursday, 03 May 2018 12:28


‘Gastritis’ is a term often used by general public to describe indigestion and refers to symptoms of chronic or recurrent pain or discomfort centered in the upper part of the abdomen. The medical term for these symptoms is dyspepsia. The medical definition of gastritis however refers more specifically to inflammation of the lining of the stomach.
Published in Stomach Issues
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 10:44

Gastric Cancer Screening

Much like colorectal cancer, gastric cancer is eminently curable – but only when detected early via endoscopic screening, says gastroenterologist DR ANDREA RAJNAKOVA. It begins when cancer cells start growing in the inner lining of the stomach, and usually develops slowly over many years.
Published in Digestive Problems
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