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Antioxidant herbal extract may help prevent and treat reflux oesophagitis

... in Gut. Free radical damage to the lining of the oesophagus or gullet is probably more important than contact with stomach acid in the development of the condition, the study suggests. Reflux oesophagitis occurs when the gullet becomes inflamed as a result of stomach acid being pushed upwards towards the thro...

The Lancet Oncology and The Lancet Infectious Diseases

...inimally invasive oesophagectomy for cancer of the oesophagus Clinical management of dyspnoea Mediastinal (thymic) large B-cell lymphoma: where do we stand? Culprit and victim - DNA topoisomerase II Cancer causation: the Darwinian downside of past success? THE LANCET INFECTIOUS DISEASES ENOUGH TIME WASTE...

Loss of nerve cells may link constipation with achalasia of the oesophagus

...lation. Patients who suffer from achalasia of the oesophagus have problems passing food from their oesophagus to their stomach. Normally when you swallow, food is passed down the oesophagus aided by waves of mu...

Improving the quality of life for larynx cancer patients

...nserting a one-way shunt valve between trachea and oesophagus that prevents food and liquid from entering the trachea. Pressing the tracheal opening with a finger forces exhaled air through the shunt valve to the oesophagus, where soft tissue structures serve as a substitute voice. However, the voice is in many...

Surgical skill increases survival for oesophageal cancer surgery

"Resection of the oesophagus for cancer should no longer be an operation with a high mortality rate provided experienced surgeons are involved as part of a multidisciplinary team", according to Mr Subhajit Dutta Roy, Clinical Research Fellow at the Surgical Research Unit, Leight...

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