Conditions Affecting the Digestive System

I was a bit stuck on the 4 different conditions...I mix the diseases up so easily! I hope you find this useful :)

  • Created by: Aishwarya
  • Created on: 20-05-12 16:04
Cancer describes a disease characterised by...
progressive and uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells
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The only effective treatment for coeliac disease is...
lifelong gluten-free diet
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The pouches in the colon of the large intestine are called...
Diverticula
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The 2 main causes of peptic ulcers are...
Long-term usage of drugs (e.g. aspirin) and Helicobacter pylori infection
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There are 3 treatments for cancer. One of these is radiotherapy which involves...
using ionising radiation to destroy or slow down development of abnormal cells
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Symptoms of coeliac disease...
tiredness, lethargy and weightloss
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Symptoms of diverticulosis...
mild cramp, bloating, and constipation
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Peptic ulcers can be aggravated or made worse by...
eating spicy food
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What is gluten?
protein
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A side effect of chemotherapy is...
sterility
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