You’re not in the clear even after a few days have passed. “The signs and symptoms are usually abdominal cramps, nausea with or without vomiting, and diarrhea,” says John Pandolfino, M.D., chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. This includes feeling weak and fatigued, and could also include fever and chills. It’s not always ‘exotic’ foods that cause food poisoning.
This Christmas was very special for a woman who has spent much of her life in and out of Chicago hospitals.
Boxing mentor for inner-city youth. Pizza lover. Leading esophageal specialist. Get to know DHF Scientific Advisory Council member, John Pandolfino, MD.
Whether you’re headed across time zones or just downstate, your normal response to move your bowels can get suppressed when you’re traveling.
The second annual benefit by the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) raised more than $1.6 million to fund research and education at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. Actress Bonnie Hunt emceed the event that was chaired by Janet and Dr. Michael Ruchim and helped DHF reach the $3 million fundraising mark since its inception in 2015.
Dr. Lisa VanWagner, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Preventative Medicine) discusses the first app and score to determine the one-year risk of a liver transplant patient dying or being hospitalized for a heart attack or other...
Carter Heeren, 6, is just like any other little boy who loves to play and have fun. But during snack time, Carter must think like an adult. He is not allowed to eat wheat, dairy, beef, chicken, soy, nut, tree nut or rice, or else the food could get stuck in his esophagus.
Northwestern Medicine hosts Chicago Live 2017: Integrating Endoscopic Innovation and Evidence
Thursday, August 10 – Saturday, August 12, 2017.
In a world obsessed with trendy restaurants, cook-outs and food photos posted to social media, imagine if all you could eat were a handful of fruits, vegetables and powder formula. That’s how Jori Kodroff, 24, has lived since she was diagnosed with eosinophilic disease as a child.
As you get older, your strategies for managing Crohn’s disease may need to change — especially if you’re managing multiple health conditions.
The Envision Gala, emceed by actress Bonnie Hunt and co-chaired by Janet Ruchim and Dr. Michael Ruchim, raised more than $1.6 million for the improvement and development of the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation.
The rare catastrophic medical event often has no playbook. A medical center able to rapidly deploy the best minds to an uncommon situation can mean the difference between life and death for a patient. No one appreciates this capability better than 19-year-old Josh...
The second annual benefit of the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) raised more than $1.6 million to fund research and education at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center.
Michael Ruchim, MD, Discusses the Importance of Colonoscopies and the Digestive Health Foundation.
Each year, 60 million Americans experience heartburn, with 15 million experiencing symptoms on a daily basis, according to Dr. Sri Komanduri, medical director of the GI Lab at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Gastroenterologist Dr. Srinadh Komanduri joins You & Me to tell us about how we should recognize signs of heartburn and speak with a professional to prevent esophageal cancer.
Celebrity Emcee Bonnie Hunt, Acclaimed actress and comedian Bonnie Hunt will serve as celebrity emcee for the Within Reach Envision Gala on June 3 during an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, live auction, and entertainment. The annual event will begin at 6 p.m....
Treating heartburn with over-the-counter medicines provides short-term relief, but if the symptoms persist it can cause more harm than good. Heartburn has the ability to mimic more serious conditions such as acid reflux and GERD. Acid reflux is a common medical...
We all know that your risk of chronic disease tends to increase as you age. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to improve your odds of staying healthy. A person born in 1990 has double the risk of developing early colon cancer.
Digestive diseases cost the nation billions every year and kill hundreds of thousands of Americans, according to National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases data.
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