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2012-05-22 08:34:02

A routine endoscopy can detect cancer in the pancreas in the nearby adjacent small intestine due to cancer's 'field effect' By simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to that organ's junction with the pancreas, physicians at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have been able to detect pancreatic cancer 100 percent of the time in a small study. The light, attached to a probe, measures changes in cells and blood vessels in the small intestine produced by a growing cancer in...

2012-05-21 23:01:19

Weight loss guru explains how stripping away unwanted foods and going on a 'naked carb' diet can provide incredible results with burning belly fat fast - http://burnholidayfat.com Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Fat loss does not need to be difficult even though radical approaches exist that promise easy results but are actually unhealthy and dangerous. There are easy dietary changes that can be made to enjoy incredible results, easily losing 10-15lbs of unwanted fat. Get Started on A...

Pistachio's May Promote A Beneficial Gut Environment
2012-04-24 13:40:52

First-of-its-kind research presented as an abstract at the 2012 American Society for Nutrition suggests eating pistachios may positively impact bacterial profile of the digestive tract A preliminary 16-person study suggests that eating pistachios may help alter levels of potentially beneficial bacteria in the gut, a finding that holds promise for supporting digestive health(1). The research, presented as an abstract this week at the Experimental Biology conference, is the first study of...

2012-02-28 14:46:33

A physical activity and diet program implemented by health educators in physician offices appears to be associated with modest reductions in waist circumference among obese patients, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Despite awareness about the importance of reducing obesity and promoting healthy lifestyles, most primary care physicians do not adequately counsel obese patients, researchers write in their study...

2012-01-25 18:15:00

In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 In response to overwhelming demand, the deadline for entering the $25,000 SafSlim Lean Belly Challenge has been extended to February 7, 2012. The 90-Day Challenge, officially launched by SafSlim enthusiast Montel Williams and ReBody CEO Naomi Whittel on January 10, challenges Americans to lose stubborn belly...

2012-01-18 06:30:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Experiments involving mice help provide new insight into what may cause a lethal form of esophageal cancer. Research linked inflammation and bile acid reflux to the spread of cancer-causing stomach cells into the esophagus. This discovery may help pioneer strategies for treatment. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a cancer of the esophagus that is associated with acid reflux disease and Barrett esophagus (BE). BE is characterized by changes in the cells that line the...

2012-01-18 00:06:01

A new study is providing clues that may answer a decades-old question about the cells that give rise to a particularly lethal form of esophageal cancer. The research, published by Cell Press in the January 17th issue of the journal Cancer Cell, links inflammation and bile acid reflux with migration of cancer-causing stomach cells into the esophagus and may help guide future strategies for early therapeutic intervention. Esophageal adenocarcinoma is a cancer of the esophagus that is...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

The Biology Website EurekaMag.com publishes insights into all areas of biological and health science. The latest insights cover the Digestive System which consists of a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus, and the Nervous System which is is an organ system containing a network of neurons that coordinate the actions of an organism and transmit signals between different parts of its body. The insight into Photosynthesis covers the chemical process...

2011-12-30 12:00:00

Jared DiCarmine, owner of Ideal Fitness Trends has just released a brand new video demonstration on numerous tricks in regards to how to get rid of love handles. In order to watch this video, one only has to go to this website http://www.TheLoveHandleCure.com Thornwood, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Owner of Ideal Fitness Trends, Jared DiCarmine has just finished and uploaded a brand new free video presentation on numerous ways one person can go about getting rid of their love handles. The...


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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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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