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Latest Digestive system Stories

2013-10-29 23:29:16

Brenda Watson, renowned Public Television educator and digestive health expert returns to the air for Public Television’s November/December pledge drive—the most important Public Television fundraiser of the year. Her eye-opening special, Brenda Watson’s Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths about Heart Disease and the Power You Have to Stop It and her ever-popular Brenda Watson’s The Road to Perfect Health: Balance Your Gut, Heal Your Body discloses the enormous impact the...

2013-10-29 23:28:47

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. People suffering from inflammatory bowel disease,...

Sweet Tooth In Gut Bacteria Helps Keep Us Healthy
2013-10-27 05:07:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It may not be good for your health if you have too much of a “sweet tooth,” but it’s an entirely different story when it comes to some strains of gut bacteria, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the open-access, peer reviewed scientific journal PLoS ONE. Researchers from the Institute of Food Research looked at the interaction between those bacteria, which help us digest the food that we eat and...

2013-10-25 16:24:14

Increase Patient Survival Rates ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lee Biosolutions, is a manufacturer and producer of high purity proteins announces a major scientific breakthrough. The St. Louis-based biotechnology firm recently developed a proprietary process to effectively and efficiently purify and stabilize two important gastric cancer protein biomarkers. As a result, they are producing Pepsinogen I and Pepsinogen II, critical components in serum pepsinogen tests...

2013-10-23 23:19:53

Clinical Nutrition Publishes New Study that Demonstrates the Immune Health Benefits of HOWARU® Protect Kantvik, Finland (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 DuPont Nutrition & Health welcomes new clinical evidence on the impact of DuPont™ Danisco® HOWARU® Protect probiotics in helping to maintain respiratory health for healthy adults. Investigated in a joint clinical study by Australian research institutes, two probiotic formulations were seen to reduce the risk of and delay the...

2013-10-22 23:21:46

First Game in "Science Heroes" lineup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Yogome: Guardians of Knowledge, founded in 2012 by Manolo Diaz and Alberto Colin, will release the first game in its new “Heroes Collection” lineup, Science Heroes 1: Digestion, in early October 2013. Yogome is planning to make many more games under the Science Heroes brand that will teach children about the other bodily systems like the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems....

2013-10-22 12:27:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation (CCCF), a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reducing colorectal cancer incidence and death throughout the United States, has given the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation/CGA-ICC Colorectal Cancer Research Scholar Award to Deborah Cragun. The award is given to the top-ranking abstract submitted by a trainee or junior faculty member. It gave Cragun $2,000 to cover the registration and travel expenses...

2013-10-19 23:02:30

Common Cold by 27% details how probiotics can reduce the severity and duration of the common cold by 27%. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Probiotics Reduce Severity and Duration of Common Cold by 27% details how probiotics can reduce the severity and duration of the common cold by 27%. Supplementing with probiotics can lead to a 27% reduction in risk factors most often associated with the common cold. Specifically, nearly 500 adults...

2013-10-18 23:19:34

Better Nutrition magazine has selected ReNew Life Formulas as the recipient of a 2013 Best of Supplements Award in the Women’s Health category. Chosen for the award was Ultimate Flora™ Probiotic Women’s Complete 90 Billion, a 2013 launch by ReNew Life Formulas, Inc. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Qualifying Criteria Better Nutrition magazine’s Best of Supplements Awards are based on manufacturer nominations, retailers, editors’ favorites and input from Better...

2013-10-17 23:02:26

New Partnership Provides Probiotic Solution to Specialty Dessert Businesses Concord, NC (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 PreGel AMERICA announced last week a new partnership with Ganeden Biotech to incorporate the probiotic GanedenBC30 into its line of superior dessert ingredients starting with its new frozen yogurt mix Happy Yo Pro™ Super Sprint (Yogurt with Probiotics). Carrying GanedenBC30 probiotic demonstrates PreGel’s ability to adopt leading edge technologies and continue to support...


Latest Digestive system Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

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...

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...

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...

Pharynx
2013-03-05 15:00:19

The pharynx is situated directly after the mouth and nose and lies right before the esophagus. Formation and Orientation The pharynx is divided into three separate sections. The nasopharynx is the first part of the pharynx that lies between the soft palate and the base of the skull. The pharyngeal tonsils are located on the back wall of the nasopharynx. This portion of the pharynx is connected to the middle easr by the Eustachian tubes. The nasopharynx is linked to the nasal cavities...

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