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2012-10-11 04:01:38

Insightra Medical, Inc. an innovator in medical devices announced the Freedom Inguinal Hernia System has received FDA clearance, paving the way for commercial sale in the United States. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 More than 800,000 inguinal hernias are performed each year in the United States, with a majority of surgical procedures involving some form of prosthesis such as surgical meshes or plugs. These systems are often fixed in place using sutures, tacks or other methods that...

2012-09-22 23:01:39

Ideal Fitness Trends has released a video detailing techniques for people looking to trim their waists and burn belly fat at the same time. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Jared DiCarmine, the owner of Ideal Fitness Trends has just put up a brand new video detailing for people the truth about certain exercises for love handles. A lot of people across the world believe that they can get rid of their love handles simply by performing numerous crunches and sit-ups everyday of the week....

2012-08-01 10:44:23

Another reason to trim your belly fat: New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell's comprehensive look at growing waist sizes demonstrates obesity can affect more than a man's heart As a man's waistline grows, so can his experience with sexual dysfunction and frequent urination, say researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The study, published in the August issue of the British Journal of Urology International (BJUI), is the first to comprehensively show that...

2012-07-31 13:46:31

Men with large waists urinate more frequently than their slimmer counterparts, according to research in the August issue of the urology journal BJUI. Researchers from Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, found that men with waists measuring 100cm plus reported up to three times more urinary problems than men with waists of 90cm or less. They also found that larger waist measurements were associated with a greater prevalence of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease,...

2012-07-25 23:03:14

Bowtrol review of the colon cleanse product and home remedy has been released. People want to know is Bowtrol colon cleanse the best one or is the whole thing a scam. Its revealed on HealthAvenger.com. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Bowtrol reviews for the colon cleansing product have flooded the market as many people are getting great results from the product. Bowtrol colon cleanse is a highly effective herbal combination used to moisten, lubricate and cleanse the intestinal tract...

2012-07-20 23:00:15

Blueline Products launches an Energy Boosting Special, with the release of a dynamic combo pack of B12 Energy Boost Drops and the famous Advantage Adrenal Support Formula. A power packed combo to help your body create energy, and support the Adrenal Glands. Spanish Fork, UT (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Bluelineproducts.com is running an Energy Boosting Special. For a limited time, an Energy Boost Combo Pack will be deeply discounted. Everybody could use a boost of energy, and to get their Adrenal...

2012-07-16 10:23:14

A new study has determined how often people should get screened for gastric or stomach cancer in high-risk regions of the world. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings could help reduce deaths from gastric cancer, which is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality. Although the incidence of gastric cancer has decreased substantially in the western part of the world, the disease is still common in areas such as...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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