Excess accumulation of fat in the body.
An uncommon complication of pregnancy that causes a build-up of bile acids in the bloodstream.
The back of the head.
The blockage of a passage, canal, vessel or opening in the body.
A health professional who helps to improve a person's level of independence and their management of the activities of daily living.
Therapy aimed at improving a person's level of independence and their management of the activities of daily living.
The nerve controlling most of the muscles that move the eye.
The accumulation of excess fluid in the tissues of the body.
Uncoordinated muscle contractions in the oesophagus, which cause intermittent swallowing difficulties and chest or upper abdominal pain.
The surgical removal of all or part of the oesophagus, or gullet.
Inflammation of the lining of the oesophagus
A diagnostic procedure where an endoscope is used to visualise the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract up to the duodenum.
The gullet, the part of the gastrointestinal system that extends down from the mouth cavity to the stomach.
The main female hormone.
A hormone involved in female sexual development, produced by the ovaries.
Relating to the sense of smell.
A type of arthritis defined by inflammation of two to four joints.
bands of immunoglobulins seen when blood serum is analysed.
A molecule made up of several repeating units, called 'monomers'.