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- Celiac disease
Celiac disease, also known as celiac sprue, non-tropical sprue, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a digestive and auto-immune disease that damages the small intestine.The condition is generally triggered by the protein known as gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, and barley triggers the immune response in patients and makes them intolerant to other gluten-containing products.The intestines have vill, a thi Read More
Rather than a disease, common variable immunodeficiency disorder (CVID) is a collection of hypo-gammaglobulinemia syndromes caused by various genetic defects.Primarily, it is a humoral immunodeficiency disorder, characterized by reduced serum levels of immunoglobulin G and immunoglobulin A (IgA) or immunoglobulin M (IgM), recurrent sinopulmonary infections, autoimmune disorders, granulomatous diseases, elevated ris Read More
- Gastric banding
Gastric banding is a laparoscopic surgery which is recommended in weight loss. It is recommended hyper obese patients.
The surgeon places a band around the upper part of your stomach to create a small pouch to hold food.
The band limits the amount of food you can eat by making you feel full after eating small amounts of food.
, guidelines recommended gastric band placement only if a person’s body mass index35 or above. Some people with a BMI o Read More
- Hal deficiency
HAL deficiency i.e histidine ammonia-lyase (HAL) deficiency or histidase deficiency, hyperhistidinemia or Histidinemia is a rare, autosomal recessive hereditary metabolic disorder.It is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme histidase, which is necessary for metabolizing the amino acid histidine. As a result, elevated levels of histidine are present in the blood.Along with histidine, there are excessive amou Read More