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37 Topic Pages Found in Health & Medicine and starting with the letter G
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Open Galactosemia
Galactosemia

Galactosemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder due to a deficiency of galactose-1-P:uridyl transferase (GALT) (classical galactosemia),

Open Gallbladder disease
Gallbladder disease

The gall-bladder rests on the underside of the LIVER and joins the common hepatic duct via the cystic duct to form the common BILE DUCT . It acts as a

Gallstones

What Is It? Gallstones are pebble-like nuisances that can form inside the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pouch that collects bile as that liquid

Galvani, Luigi (1737 - 1798)

Place: Italy Subject : biography, biology Italian anatomist whose discovery of ‘animal electricity’ stimulated the work of Alessandro Volta and others

Garnier, Jean-Pierre

French-born business executive and doctor of pharmacology. As CEO of the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (SKB) from 1999, he negotiated

Open Gastritis
Gastritis

What Is It? Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. The lining of the stomach often looks red, irritated and swollen, and it may have raw

Open Gastroesophageal reflux
Gastroesophageal reflux

What Is It? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is commonly called heartburn. This digestive disorder most often causes a burning and sometimes

Open Gastrointestinal disease
Gastrointestinal disease

The gastrointestinal (GI) system extends from the mouth to the anus and is comprised of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, jejunum, ileum, colon,

Open Gaucher’s Disease
Gaucher’s Disease

Prevalence Occurs in 1 in 50,000 to 100,000 in the general population; Type I frequent in the Ashkenazi Jewish population, affecting about 1 in 500 to

Open gelatin
gelatin

or animal jelly, foodstuff obtained from connective tissue (found in hoofs, bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage) of vertebrate animals by the