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Latest Digestive system Stories

Evolution Of Lactose Tolerance New Theory
2014-01-23 08:29:35

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Life in current times sure beats living in the Stone Ages. But there is one trait that many modern humans often take for granted - a trait that their primitive ancestors didn’t have: lactose persistence, or the ability to drink milk and not get cramps, flatulence or diarrhea. How and why humans evolved this ability to tolerate lactose has long fascinated evolutionary biologists, as milk has now become a dietary staple...

2014-01-21 23:01:24

Yeast-based Probiotic Florastor Focuses on Health from the Inside San Bruno, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 As the number of days and weeks since New Year's Day increases, the number of those committed to their New Year's resolutions takes a dive. The reality is, 45 percent of Americans make resolutions — while just 8 percent achieve them†1. That's where Healthy Weight Week comes in. "We support the idea behind Healthy Weight Week, which emphasizes whole body health...

Dietary Fiber Better Digested With The Help Of Gut Bacteria
2014-01-20 04:07:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from the US, the UK, Canada and Sweden have discovered how our bodies process dietary fiber, a substance which can improve digestion and help people control their weight by making them feel full faster. In the January 19 edition of the journal Nature, researchers from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), the University of British Columbia (UBC), the University of York and the University of Michigan Medical School...

2014-01-19 23:00:55

Health Nutrition News has released a new video and report on the top ten foods that can help relieve constipation naturally. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Health Nutrition News has released a new video and article discussing, albeit personal, important information for digestive health with regards to constipation. Constipation is a symptom of a poorly functioning digestive system. Even the expert nutritionists from health nutrition news knows how uncomfortable and irritating it is...

2014-01-18 23:03:29

Health Nutrition News has released a new video and report of the top ten diet foods that help treat irritable bowel syndrome and offer relief from this condition. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Health Nutrition News acknowledges that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a huge problem. People who suffer from bloating, gas, constipation, or unexplained aches and pains know the feeling. One sufferer described her pain as “Feeling like getting punched in the stomach repeatedly and...

2014-01-17 12:25:19

BLIS ThroatGuard(TM) Oral Probiotic, which has been clinically shown to help protect the health of the mouth and throat, is now available to consumers internationally. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pharmabroker Sales Ltd, the exclusive New Zealand retail distributor for BLIS K12(TM) probiotics that includes BLIS ThroatGuard(TM), have launched their retail website that will enable consumers around the world to be able to purchase the original oral...

2014-01-16 23:27:49

Following the Brown Daily Herald’s December 10th article, titled “Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Hits Campus,” HTG strongly urged individuals suffering from hemorrhoids or hemorrhoid symptoms to consider dietary changes. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) responded to a recent Brown Daily Herald article, entitled “Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Hits Campus,” by encouraging readers to pay close attention to their diets– including the...

Probiotic Supplementation For Infants
2014-01-15 05:08:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Giving probiotics to babies within the first three months of their lives may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders as well as lower associated costs, according to a new study by Flavia Indrio, M.D. of the Also Moro University of Bari, Italy and colleagues. During the first six months of life, the most common gastrointestinal disorders often needing a pediatrician referral include infant colic, acid reflux and constipation....

2014-01-13 23:00:10

Following the Ingredients Network article titled “Gastrointestinal Side Effects of Antibiotics Reduced by Probiotics” and published on December 17th, Hemorrhoid Treatment Group stressed the vast importance of maintaining digestive health. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group, recognizing the potential cause and effect relationship between digestive issues and the development of hemorrhoids, urged readers to consider the importance of maintaining digestive...

2014-01-12 23:03:43

Shane Michaels releases a review of Kiwi-Klenz, a digestive supplement created by Xtend-Life to enhance health and proper digestion. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Kiwi-Klenz, a digestive supplement created by Xtend-Life to help improve the absorption of food and nutritional supplements for overall better health has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting and investigative review. “Most people don’t realize that it’s not just what they eat that has an impact on...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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