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2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions and yields a quicker recovery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses from West Penn Allegheny Health System´s(WPAHS) Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Disease is the first in Pennsylvania to offer per-oral endoscopic myotomy...

2013-05-03 23:18:14

"5 Tips To Lose Stomach" is a brand new method created by Cable Lee, who claims to guide people on how to lose weight fast. A full 5 Tips To Lose Stomach review on the website Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth using. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 "5 Tips To Lose Stomach" is a newly updated weight loss method written by Cable Lee that promises to teach people how to lose weight fast. The helpful program will help users speed up their metabolism so that they can lose fat fast and...

2013-04-15 19:19:43

Women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have an increased risk of high blood pressure even 40 years after maternity, which leads in turn to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. This has been demonstrated by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In a recent study, researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg examined 105 women who gave birth in the early 1970s. Half the women had elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, while...

2013-04-05 23:00:18

The website eProbiotics.com has recently published an informative article detailing how probiotics and probiotic supplements are helpful for digestion and colon health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 In a new article from eProbiotics.com the author discusses how healthy gut and colon health is so essential to the overall health of the entire body. In the article, it is mentioned that probiotics are the good bacteria that are found naturally in the digestive system to keep a healthy...

2013-04-01 23:03:14

Ringing Cedars of Russia.org releases medical study which shows positive impact of ringing cedars oil on gastrointestinal tract diseases. Ney York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Ringing Cedars of Russia.org: In the past decade, the problem of the pathogenic "environment - health" connection has been reflected in scientific papers in environmental medicine and human ecology. In this regard it is noted that, at the present time, there is an ever greater prevalence of diseases of those organs and...

2013-03-25 16:24:55

Success rates are extremely high thanks to the suppression of a once little known hormone and the expertise of renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With lap band, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass being just three of the procedures currently in use, patients who are considering weight loss surgery are often confused by the increasing number of options available to them. Widely respected bariatric surgeon Dr. Michael Feiz has...

2013-02-21 23:02:31

People who don´t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ´s intoxication related issues have many reasons to thank the website BalancedHealthToday.com. The site reveals a proven therapy to help people achieve liver gallbladder detox which is called ℠Glytamins´. Kahului, Hawaii (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 People who don´t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ´s intoxication related...

2013-02-10 23:00:13

Kanwa Herbal Detox Teas, containing more than 70 trace minerals known to relieve stomach pain, ulcer symptoms, and balance pH levels are now available at Bee Health E, in Douglas, AZ. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 Today, Zion Health announced the availability of Kanwa Detox Teas at Bee Health E located at 426 East 11th St., in Douglas, Arizona. The active ingredient in Kanwa Healing Mineral Teas is Pure Calcium Montmorillonite (High Grade Bentonite Detox Clay), known for...

2012-11-19 20:21:43

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and gastric sleeve recipient Jodi Taffel has always had a fun-loving, energetic personality, in spite of struggling with excessive weight for years. Although she was not extremely active prior to her surgery, she longed to fully engage in the many activities and trips she and her boyfriend planned together. However, the extra pounds made it difficult for Taffel to feel comfortable even when walking up a flight of stairs. Last September, the...

2012-11-19 12:27:08

GERD Awareness Week is Nov. 18-24; know the symptoms and when to see a doctor to make the holidays and every day comfortable and symptom-free OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the holiday season, many individuals will eagerly partake in the abundance that graces their tables. After indulging, however, approximately 30 million Americans will suffer the effects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, making their celebrations less than festive....


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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