appendix

Antibiotics could be effective in treating appendicitis

Antibiotics could be effective in treating appendicitis

Appendicitis is currently treated through an operation to remove the appendix, known as an appendicectomy.
 

Feb 17, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
Appendix may serve as 'safe house' for good gut bacteria

Appendix may serve as 'safe house' for good gut bacteria

In particular, it may serve as a reservoir for beneficial gut bacteria.

Jan 10, 2017, 23:44 PM IST

Removing appendix does not affect chances of conceiving

Researchers at the University of Dundee analysed the medical records of more than 5,30,000 women across the UK and found pregnancy rates to be higher among women, who had their tonsils and appendix removed.

Aug 08, 2016, 10:56 AM IST