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2014-03-14 08:27:51

57 advocates travel to Washington, DC to urge Congress to increase research resources for stomach cancer DAVIE, Fla., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF) traveled to Washington, DC for the Second Annual Stomach Cancer Advocacy Day. Patients and survivors were among the stomach cancer advocates, representing 16 states, who participated in more than 70 congressional meetings and whose stories told the need for more stomach...

Waistline Circumference, Regardless Of BMI, Linked To Mortality Risk
2014-03-13 07:10:42

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by the Mayo Clinic has found big bellies carry larger consequences than difficulty squeezing into pants. Even with a healthy body mass index (BMI), carrying large amounts of weight around the middle is detrimental to health. According to the study, both men and women with a large waist circumference were at higher risk of dying younger. After accounting for body mass index, they were also more likely to die from...

2014-03-05 23:03:14

One of the fastest growing exercise techniques in the world, Pilates is unparalleled for improving both fitness and flexibility says top Australian Pilates coach Tamara Gollan. And she shows how this is easily achieved in her latest article. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Titled ‘25 Pilates Moves That Help Fitness and Flexibility,’ Gollan outlines how the exercise targets the body core muscle groups which in turn increases core stability and improves posture. It achieves this through the...

2014-02-28 23:04:46

See just why leading Australian Pilates instructor Tamara Gollan believes Pilates are Barre classes are so beneficial and why she insists everyone on the planet can gain something from the exercises – and which are indeed currently enjoying global prominence - in her latest article. (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 In her latest blog post titled The Secret Benefits Of Joining A Pilates Class Gollan explains how both the beginner and the notice Pilates user can enjoy the exercises since it’s all...

2014-02-20 23:02:46

A simple exercise to strengthen the core muscles has just been released on Youtube - thanks to leading Pilates instructor Tamara Gollan. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The Pilates expert, who discovered the multiple benefits of this form of exercise when she used it to recover from the injuries she sustained through her dancing career, currently posts regular free demonstrations of Pilates exercises on her YouTube channel. The latest is title Pregnancy Pilates Workout To Strengthen Core and...

2013-12-31 23:04:38

Bowtrol is the natural supplement that is proven effective to clean out the digestive track and promote healthier digestion. Slimmingbeauties.com now offers an extra discounts on all orders as a New Year Special at http://slimmingbeauties.com/bowtrol-reviews (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Bowtrol Colon Cleanser is the naturally formulated, 100% safe for health supplement that has proven effective for promoting a healthy digestive system. The product has gained popularity for its effectiveness....

2013-11-29 13:17:21

In light of new research, Dr. Andre Lacroix suggests genetic screening to find 'silent carriers' Genetic research that will be published tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. André Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome affecting both adrenal glands will be fundamentally changed, and that moreover, it might be appropriate to begin screening for the genetic mutations that cause...

2013-11-25 13:18:18

A new study reports that individuals who underwent embolization of the left gastric artery for gastrointestinal bleeding experienced a 7.9 percent decrease in body weight three months after the procedure. Results of the study, which offer a potential new avenue for obesity research, will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Transarterial embolization is a common interventional procedure used to treat a variety of medical...


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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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