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Rare surgery gives new food pipe to 8-year-old girl who accidentally drank acid

The eight-year-old girl, who accidentally drank acid when she was just 1.5 years old, successfully underwent a rare surgery at Ahmedabad's Vadilal Sarabhai hospital, enabling her to lead a normal life again.

May 25, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

Esophageal cancer: Know these early symptoms of the disease!

Esophageal cancer is a cancer that occurs in the esophagus, the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach.

Feb 21, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

10 lifestyle changes to deal with heartburn!

Heartburn usually occurs after eating a big meal or while lying down, which can last for a few minutes or a few hours.

Aug 09, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Food pipe tissue grown from stem cells

Using a simple technique known as multiple combinations of cell populations, researchers have grown tissue of the oesophagus (food pipe).

Oct 19, 2014, 12:29 PM IST