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Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal (tummy) pain, that may spread to your back. Read about pancreatitis symptoms and treatment.

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Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is more common in people over the age of 50. Find out why the stage at which the cancer is diagnosed is so important.

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Pancreas

The pancreas is a vital organ that helps the body digest food and control blood sugar levels. Read about its role and how to keep it healthy.

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Jaundice in adults

Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns; however, this information is about jaundice in adults, its associated symptoms, underlying causes and treatment options.

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Gallstones

Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments.

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Cancer types

There are a number of different types of cancer. Find out about symptoms, treatment and how cancer can change the body.

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Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove your gallbladder, which is usually done using keyhole surgery. Find out how and why this operation is done.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

Your vomiting may be due to many reasons. Learn more about different causes of vomiting such as infections, migraine, and medical treatments.

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Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome, formerly known as HNPCC, is a genetic condition that increases the risk of a person developing some cancers, such as bowel cancer. Learn more here.

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Oesophageal cancer

Oesophageal cancer develops in the 'tube' between the throat and the stomach. It's a serious condition — learn about the risk factors and symptoms.

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