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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.
Hedgehogs connected to the outbreak of Salmonella

Hedgehogs connected to the outbreak of Salmonella

Surprising discovery offers clues to limit graft-vs.-host disease

Surprising discovery offers clues to limit graft-vs.-host disease

Presence of bacteria in urine does not always point to infection, shows study

Presence of bacteria in urine does not always point to infection, shows study

Most pills contain common allergens, warn experts

Most pills contain common allergens, warn experts

Gluten, lactose, food dyes in pills could be causing side effects finds study

Gluten, lactose, food dyes in pills could be causing side effects finds study

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices

Research shows how common fungus gets the flexibility to live in different host environments

Research shows how common fungus gets the flexibility to live in different host environments

Celiac disease may be caused by gastrointestinal infection in childhood

Celiac disease may be caused by gastrointestinal infection in childhood

New acute porphyria treatment shows promising results in clinical study

New acute porphyria treatment shows promising results in clinical study

Scientists find link between colitis and colon cancer

Scientists find link between colitis and colon cancer

Quidel receives CE mark to use Sofia 2 Lyme+ Fluorescent Immunoassay with Sofia 2 analyzer

Quidel receives CE mark to use Sofia 2 Lyme+ Fluorescent Immunoassay with Sofia 2 analyzer

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Online CBT can help treat gastrointestinal disorders in children

Online CBT can help treat gastrointestinal disorders in children

FDA approves new drug for treatment of rare autoimmune disorder

FDA approves new drug for treatment of rare autoimmune disorder

Gut-directed hypnotherapy may offer new treatment option for IBS patients

Gut-directed hypnotherapy may offer new treatment option for IBS patients

Prebiotic supplement may be effective alternative to reduce GI disturbances in autistic children

Prebiotic supplement may be effective alternative to reduce GI disturbances in autistic children

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

AbbVie’s U-ACHIEVE Phase 2b/3 dose-ranging study improves outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis

AbbVie’s U-ACHIEVE Phase 2b/3 dose-ranging study improves outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas