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2013-10-15 23:33:43

A study following patients for up to 17-months of treatment with a new therapeutic, wearable ultrasound device for long-standing, difficult-to-treat pelvic and interstitial cystitis pain extended earlier findings that the device dramatically reduces severe and persistent chronic pelvic, bladder, genital, bowel and musculoskeletal pain. More than 15 million patients in the United States suffer from chronic pelvic, bladder and genital pain, endometriosis, and adhesions with few effective...

2013-10-03 08:57:15

Researchers discover that the cells play a major role in inflammation which underlies Crohn's disease in small intestine Scientists have discovered that Crohn's disease, the inflammatory bowel disorder, can originate from specialized intestinal cell type called Paneth cells. As such, they propose that small intestinal Crohn's disease might be a specific disorder of this cell type, providing a possible new target for treatments. The study, by researchers from the University of Cambridge and...

2013-10-01 23:04:08

HB 1183, which passed the General Assembly and was signed into law by Governor Martin O’Malley on April 18, 2013 expands access to an “employee only” bathroom in retail establishments for Ostomy patients as well as individuals suffering from Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and other medical conditions that require immediate access to a restroom, when no public restroom facilities are otherwise available. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Metro Maryland Ostomy...

2013-09-28 23:02:43

Diverticulitis Breakthrough is a brand new diverticulitis treatment guide generated by Mark Anastasi, who promises to help sufferers eliminate this disease effectively. A full overview of Diverticulitis Breakthrough on the website Vkool.com indicates if this program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Diverticulitis Breakthrough made by Mark Anastasi is a comprehensive diverticulitis program that helps people reverse diverticulitis and restore their body to a state of...

Mucus Protects Gut
2013-09-27 13:23:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Immunology Institute say they’ve discovered an important role played by mucus in the gut. Though little was previously known about mucus, the Icahn doctors say the slimy, sticky stuff acts as an anti-inflammatory in the stomach and provides a protective self-regulating immune function. The research also showed that mucus acts as a protective barrier against bacteria...

2013-09-26 23:24:00

Emergency medicine physician from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia led study team. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Pediatric researchers have found race- and ethnicity-based disparities in pain management and length of stay among children who came to hospital emergency departments for treatment of abdominal pain. A study team reported on their analysis of a national database of hospital visits in the October issue of Pediatrics. Overall, black, Hispanic and...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.