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Are Hemorrhoids More Common in Men than in Women?
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Are Hemorrhoids More Common in Men than in Women?

It’s a timeless question asked by patients and the source of internet myths: If one gender is more prone to developing hemorrhoids than the other? While there are a variety of reasons a woman may get more hemorrhoids than a man or vice versa, to say that one gender is more prone to develop hemorrhoids...

How Summer Heat Affects Gastrointestinal Health
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How Summer Heat Affects Gastrointestinal Health

The clear blue skies, warm temps, outdoor parties, and days at the pool are proof that it’s summertime. But, the weather isn’t the one and only thing getting hotter. If you are dealing with GI symptoms during these warmer months, you don’t have to suffer alone. Request a consultation with a gastrointestinal doctor at Triborough...

All Disease Begins in the Gut
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All Disease Begins in the Gut

Our gut is fascinating. It’s a complex system which starts in our mouth and is made up of various parts of the body involved in the digestion process such as the esophagus, gallbladder, liver, stomach, pancreas, duodenum, large intestine, jejunum, appendix, ileum, rectum and anus. As well as processing food and nutrients and excreting waste,...

The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer
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The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer

Now is the time to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. In the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer, not including skin cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined. Colorectal cancer is a cancer possible to detect early through regular screening, which can find...

Underreporting a Health Problem for All – Reflection of an Expert
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Underreporting a Health Problem for All – Reflection of an Expert

Michael Gibney (Nutrition Expert) in his eighth year of retirement reflects the following: We have made little progress in mastering accurate measures of food intake, something absolutely fundamental to the subject. Energy underreporting, which is found in about 40% of respondents in any typical survey, is a major source of error in public health nutrition....

Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?
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Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?

With news for a treatment for the novel coronavirus always circulating, there’s no shortage of possibilities. The rapidly growing list of treatments for COVID-19 includes an unlikely candidate: famotidine, the active compound in the over-the-counter heartburn drug called Pepcid. Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who received famotidine were twice as likely to survive the virus, according to...

The Link Between Diarrhea and COVID-19
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The Link Between Diarrhea and COVID-19

There’s a whirlwind of information on COVID-19 out there on the internet, and you’ve likely heard the most common symptoms by now: dry cough, fever, shortness of breath. But now, researchers are warning that another less-common symptom may be more prominent than doctors once thought: diarrhea. Along with other gastrointestinal issues, there are an increasing...

Obesity: The Common Denominator in Many COVID-19 Cases
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Obesity: The Common Denominator in Many COVID-19 Cases

Every day, it seems that something new is discovered about the novel COVID-19: whether it’s new cases, medical developments or a change in laws.  Research has unearthed the possibility that elderly and obese people are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19. With the United States containing some of the most obese people in the...

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