What is Chronic Pancreatitis | Risk Factors | Complications | Treatment

What is chronic pancreatitis? Chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas caused by several episodes of acute pancreatitis leading to irreversible tissue changes like atrophy, calcifications, fibrosis, ductal strictures which deteriorates function of pancreas. Prevalence and risk factors Prevalence of chronic pancreatitis in the USA is 30 -100 Read more…

What is Prostatitis All About?

Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland, a walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid. Prostatitis is common and affects many men at some time. Symptoms of prostatitis include difficulty urinating, frequent urination, pain in the lower back and groin region. The condition can be treated with antibiotics, alpha blockers and Read more…

10 Flu Myths

If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you about avoiding or dealing with the flu was wrong. There seems to be no shortage of misinformation and bad advice when it comes to dealing Read more…

Multiple Myeloma Treatment

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, a type of blood cells that produces antibodies and serves important immune function. Multiple myeloma is also known as plasma cell myeloma and simple myeloma. As the cancer progresses, bone pain, bleeding, frequent infections, and anemia may occur. The cause of Read more…