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2014-07-15 08:28:57

MADISON, Wis., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No Stomach For Cancer is pleased to announce two $50,000 grant awards to fund exploration of the development of gastric cancer.

Less Exercise And Not Caloric Intake, Responsible For Expanding Waistlines
2014-07-07 03:20:17

Lack of leisure-time physical activity linked to increased obesity, particularly in young women, reports the American Journal of Medicine

COPD Risk Factors Include Obesity And Large Waist Size
2014-07-07 04:00:35

Obesity, especially excessive belly fat, is a risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

2014-07-07 09:57:58

A team of scientists from the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) discovered that a protein named IL23A is part of our stomach’s defense against bacterial infection which leads to gastric cancer.

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2014-07-07 05:11:52

Researchers from the University at Buffalo are developing a new imaging technique that could allow doctors to identify and treat gastrointestinal ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease more easily.

2014-07-04 23:03:02

The Flat Stomach Protocol is a new product created by Steve Smith and is geared towards people who want to enjoy having a flat and firm stomach.

2014-07-03 23:00:12

Customers can save 20% on our entire line of premium nutritional supplements specifically designed to address the nutritional needs associated with many common digestive health issues including

2014-06-17 23:05:32

Rezvera.com now offers effective natural remedies for problems Like IBS, stomach bloating and diarrhea.

2014-05-23 08:24:33

Hundreds of patients and families gain in-depth gastric cancer insights from top oncology and health care experts FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of oncologists

2014-05-16 23:01:04

It’s well known that the low impact exercise routine Pilates is beneficial for overall health but it’s also extremely helpful for specific health conditions, as coach and owner of Inner Strength


Latest Abdomen Reference Libraries

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Kidney
2013-04-30 13:58:54

Kidneys are the organs in the body that regulate blood pressure, electrolytes, acid-base homeostasis and other homeostatic functions. Formation and Orientation Kidneys can be found in the abdominal cavity, one on each side of the spine in the retroperitoneum, located at the back of the abdominal cavity. Kidneys are usually 11 to 14 centimeters long, six centimeters wide and four centimeters thick. The parenchyma of the kidney is made up of the renal cortex and the renal medulla....

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter. Once it is ingested, it sends signals to a radio receiver. The data is then processed and presented...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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