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Abdominal pain is traditionally described by its chronicity (acute or chronic), its progression over time, its nature (sharp, dull, colicky), its distribution (by various methods, such as abdominal quadrant (left upper quadrant, left lower quadrant, right upper quadrant, right lower quadrant) or other methods that divide the abdomen into nine sections), and by characterization of the factors that make it worse, or alleviate it.
Stivarga receives expanded FDA approval for treatment of liver cancer

Stivarga receives expanded FDA approval for treatment of liver cancer

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Researchers use novel phage therapy to treat patient infected with multidrug-resistant bacterium

Researchers use novel phage therapy to treat patient infected with multidrug-resistant bacterium

Identifying serious bowel conditions in under-50s

Identifying serious bowel conditions in under-50s

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Treatment with interferon may ease symptoms of Ebola patients

Variation in hospital-level resources may impact diagnostic evaluation of children with appendicitis

Variation in hospital-level resources may impact diagnostic evaluation of children with appendicitis

Study finds link between vitamin D levels and severity of malabsorption issues

Study finds link between vitamin D levels and severity of malabsorption issues

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Blocking protein found on surface of ovarian cancer cells could prevent metastasis, research suggests

Study: Nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds is safe option in selected patients

Study: Nonoperative management of abdominal gunshot wounds is safe option in selected patients

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Gut bacteria impact intestinal and behavioural symptoms in IBS patients, study finds

Research: Many ulcerative colitis patients taking conventional treatments describe disease as 'poorly controlled'

Research: Many ulcerative colitis patients taking conventional treatments describe disease as 'poorly controlled'

Naturally occurring protein shows promise as biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis

Naturally occurring protein shows promise as biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis

IBD patients have less stable gut microbiome than healthy people, study shows

IBD patients have less stable gut microbiome than healthy people, study shows

Researchers identify E. coli bacteria linking Crohn's disease to spondyloarthritis

Researchers identify E. coli bacteria linking Crohn's disease to spondyloarthritis

Researchers uncover reasons for differences between immune cells in males and females

Researchers uncover reasons for differences between immune cells in males and females

Diet and antibiotic use can change gut microbiota contributing to IBS symptoms

Diet and antibiotic use can change gut microbiota contributing to IBS symptoms

Study shows clinical and psychosocial consequences following survival of Ebola infection

Study shows clinical and psychosocial consequences following survival of Ebola infection

Researchers develop new imaging and catheterization technique to treat adults with lymphatic plastic bronchitis

Researchers develop new imaging and catheterization technique to treat adults with lymphatic plastic bronchitis

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy

New US guidelines developed for the prevention of peanut allergy