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2012-12-22 05:00:33

A guide published in December 2012 by Clear Passage Physical Therapy® provides an extensive overview of diet guidelines for people with digestive problems, including those with recurring, life-threatening bowel obstruction. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 For people with digestive disorders or bowel obstruction, eating the wrong foods can create major problems, or even be life-threatening. To help clarify diet choices, Clear Passage Physical Therapy® has developed a...

Scientists Identify Genes Related To Crohn’s Disease
2012-12-14 08:15:46

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University College London (UCL) recently revealed that they had identified over 200 genes for Crohn´s Disease, a chronic bowel condition. The scientists believe that knowledge about genetic factors of complex diseases will help in understanding patients´ symptoms and providing better treatment. The study looked at the entire human genome, and the findings are featured in a recent edition of The...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'