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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...

2013-11-07 23:26:17

Nutri-Health Supplements releases new Digestive Dietary Supplement to Commerce. Cottonwood, AZ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Nutri-Health Supplements®, a leading brand in the nutritional supplement industry for over 20 years, is proud to introduce TruDigest™, the first all-in-one approach to address upper GI complaints. “Nutri-Health is known for developing quality probiotic solutions for digestive relief,” says Tom Callahan, President of Nutri-Health. “But while probiotics have...

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....


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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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.