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Latest Digestive system Stories

Dark Chocolate's Anti-Inflammatory Properties
2014-03-19 04:50:43

For centuries, the health benefits of ingesting dark chocolate have been lauded. Why, however, has remained a mystery, until now.

2014-03-14 23:22:04

Probiotic Ingredient market report estimates the global probiotics market size in terms of value, drivers, restraints, and opportunities.

2014-03-14 23:01:05

Health Nutrition News discusses the benefits of probiotics and what to look for when finding the best probiotic supplements. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014

Cattle Domestication Helped People Develop Tolerance To Lactose
2014-03-14 08:26:09

While most people lose the ability to digest the milk sugar lactose after infancy, some populations retain high levels of an enzyme called lactase, which allows them to continue to reap the nutritive benefits of milk

2014-03-13 08:29:21

Product launch to coincide with 9th Nutra India Summit in Bangalore NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech is pleased to announce that it will mark World

2014-03-12 08:26:45

BOUCHERVILLE, QC, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Activia, the biggest brand within the Danone Dairy portfolio, is set to stage its first-ever global marketing campaign as part of a brand restage,

2014-03-06 23:03:49

ReNew Life Formulas, Inc., America’s #1 Digestive Care Company in health food stores, has received the 2014 ConsumerLab.com Survey Award as the Top-Rated Probiotic Product in Consumer Satisfaction

2014-03-04 13:06:04

It is not only genetics that predispose to bowel cancer; microbes living in the gut help drive the development of intestinal tumors.

2014-03-03 08:32:34

CCFA Researchers Map Out Strategies to New Drugs and Individualized Therapy for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-powered

2014-02-28 23:30:01

The new “Foods For Digestion” report on the site Vkool.com provides readers with simple nutrition tips to improve their digestive health easily. Seattle,


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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