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2012-10-24 11:56:32

Use of colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening could explain a significant decrease in the cancer's incidence over the past decade.

Another Successful Poop Transplant
2012-09-26 20:20:27

Kaitlin Hunter of Marietta GA, after a near-fatal auto accident, found herself fighting for her life against a clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection in her colon due to the June 2011 car crash.

2012-09-14 23:03:52

Preventing Colorectal Cancer supports appropriate insurance coverage for colonoscopy sedation and is pleased to announce a policy statement and an ongoing issue brief series concerning this topic.

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.

2012-07-16 23:00:16

The popular detox website http://www.colontoxcleanse.com

2012-07-04 23:01:51

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation, a non-profit colon cancer organization in the Bay Area, is hosting the Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation Night with the San Francisco Giants on

2012-06-08 23:02:39

ReNew Life announces its 9th consecutive Vitamin Retailer Vity Award for long-time consumer cleansing supplement favorite CleanseSMART and a Vity Award win for best in supplier merchandising handout.


Latest Colon Reference Libraries

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

Sigmoidoscopy
2013-03-04 10:30:47

Sigmoidoscopy is a medical procedure in which the physician is able to visualize the inside walls of the large intestine with a scope placed in the rectum. Only the distal part of the colon, or the sigmoid, is examined as opposed to the entire bowel in a colonoscopy. Reasons for procedure The use of this procedure is mainly for early detection of colorectal cancer, vascular abnormalities or polyps. Studies have shown that this procedure has aided in early detection of colorectal cancer...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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