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2013-10-25 16:24:14

Increase Patient Survival Rates ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lee Biosolutions, is a manufacturer and producer of high purity proteins announces a major scientific breakthrough. The St. Louis-based biotechnology firm recently developed a proprietary process to effectively and efficiently purify and stabilize two important gastric cancer protein biomarkers. As a result, they are producing Pepsinogen I and Pepsinogen II, critical components in serum pepsinogen tests...

2013-10-07 08:25:46

Foundation Continues to Grow Support and Funding to Fight Stomach Cancer - One of the Deadliest Types of Cancers SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gastric Cancer Foundation (GCF) [Facebook], a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with stomach cancer and finding a cure, is pleased to announce recent major milestones. These include a research partnership with the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA); the appointment of three new GCF board...

2013-10-03 08:29:49

-- REGARD Data Published in The Lancet -- INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that results from the Phase III REGARD trial of ramucirumab (IMC-1121B) as a single agent in patients with advanced gastric cancer who have had disease progression after initial chemotherapy were published today in The Lancet. REGARD is the first Phase III study with either a single-agent biologic or an anti-angiogenic therapy to show improved...

2013-09-28 23:01:24

Natural colon cleanser Bowtrol is designed to help people restore digestive balance and eliminate every type of symptom caused by digestive disorder. The product is currently available with extra bottle and other gifts with every order (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 The Bowtrol colon cleanser is manufactured by the Natural Products Association. The company is in business for the past a few years and is globally recognized in health and beauty industry. Bowtrol is one of their safe yet...

2013-09-10 23:24:13

Miraca Life Sciences continues its commitment to the evolution of molecular testing by expanding diagnostic analysis with HER2 testing. IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences is excited to announce the initiation of a new testing protocol that will aid in the management of patients with gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma. This protocol is in response to the 2010 “ToGA” (Trastuzumab in Gastric cancer) clinical trial that demonstrated a clear survival benefit for...

2013-09-09 23:03:57

Bowtrol Colon Cleanser is designed to help people restore digestive balance and eliminate every type of symptom caused by a digestive disorder. Naturalherbalz.net released an offer for an extra 2 month supply on any purchase of a 4 month package. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Bowtrol Colon Cleanser is tried and tested in clinical trials and is administered by health experts as safe and effective product. According to recent clinical studies, it has been proven to safely relieve constipation....

2013-09-02 19:18:14

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that establishes a life-long stomach infection in humans, which in some cases can lead to duodenal ulcers or stomach cancer. New research, presented at this week's Society for General Microbiology Autumn Conference, gives us a clearer understanding of how these bacteria can manipulate the human immune system to survive in the mucosal lining of the stomach. Researchers from the University of Nottingham have shown that H. pylori is able to supress the...

2013-08-20 23:27:36

Kyla Gagnon of BodyRipped is taking a new approach to ab workouts using smart abdominal training and a variety of new exercises. Victoria, BC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Ab workouts and the dream of a flat tummy. Keeping them year round can sometimes seem as impossible as riding a unicorn into the sunset. Ab workouts come in all forms and with different twists, raises and crunches with promises of a lean sculpted belly. Kyla Gagnon of BodyRipped has taken a new approach to ab workouts by...

2013-07-26 11:46:49

Though existing research has shown gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team, led by Nicholas Stylopoulos, MD, Boston Children's Hospital's Division of Endocrinology, has identified the small intestine—widely believed to be a passive organ—as the major contributor to the body's metabolism, based on a study in rats. The report will appear in Science on July 26, 2013. Weight loss and improved diabetes...

2013-06-27 23:29:08

This June, celebrate Men’s Health Month with Flax Seasoning as they discuss why getting rid of belly fat may be the most important health decision a man can make. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 In celebration of Men’s Health Month (the month of June), Flax Seasoning discusses why it is so important for men to get rid of the infamous beer belly. Excess weight is one of the leading contributors to the health challenges men face. There are a number of key health challenges men can...


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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