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21 Topic Pages Found in Health and starting with the letter G
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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


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 Gender

The concept of gender relates to the relationships between men and women, and to the way members of society are divided into the two groups based on


( jē´´nēŏl'əjē, –ăl'–, jĕ– ), the study of family lineage. Genealogies have existed since ancient times. Family lineage was originally transmitted

Open Gene Therapy
Gene Therapy

Medical technique that alters genes inside the body's cells to treat or prevent disease. The main strategies employed in gene therapy are replacing

genetic counselling

In medicine, the establishment of a detailed family history of any genetic disorders for individuals who are at risk of developing them, or concerned

Open Genetics

Genetics is the branch of biology that studies heredity. The passing of biological information from parents to offspring occurs through the