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2013-07-15 23:23:29

Cancer Advances, Inc. (Cancer Advances), a wholly owned, biotechnology portfolio company of Cato BioVentures, announces the allowance of a new patent. The newly released patent covers monoclonal antibodies to the gastrin hormone and has been allowed in Canada. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Cancer Advances, Inc. (Cancer Advances), a wholly owned, biotechnology portfolio company of Cato BioVentures, announces the allowance of a new patent. The newly released patent covers...

2013-07-15 23:17:23

Will Meet Growing Demand for Probiotics and Cultures Products BEIJING (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 DuPont has launched production at its state-of-the-art probiotic blending and packaging facility in China. The new site in Beijing represents DuPont Nutrition & Health’s first step in packaging probiotics into ready-to-market formats that allow DuPont to offer its customers improved speed to market, quality and flexibility. Investment and capacity were not disclosed. In 2011, DuPont...

2013-07-15 23:03:41

According to the Wild Blueberry Association of America, research conducted by scientists at the University of Maine reveals that Wild Blueberries promote better gastrointestinal and digestive health, a significant finding due to gut health’s key role in overall immune system health. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Research conducted by scientists at the University of Maine reveals that Wild Blueberries promote better gastrointestinal and digestive health, a significant finding due to...

2013-07-14 23:00:06

Colon cleanse for adults now over 40 years of age is examined in a new blog section online at the eHealthMax.com company. This informative content provides an unbiased review of natural methods currently being used to help men and women with natural probiotics. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Poor colon health is attributed by some professionals to cause weight gain and other health issues. One online company has launched its health and wellness resource for men and women. The...

2013-07-10 15:54:05

Scientists are making strides toward unraveling the surprisingly complex chemistry underpinning that axiom of infant feeding "breast is best," according to an article in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News. C&EN is the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. Jyllian Kemsley, C&EN senior editor, points out that their findings reveal many intriguing and sometimes counterintuitive ways in which sugars, proteins...

2013-07-10 12:28:27

Nature Paper by Team at RIKEN and Vedanta Shows Efficacy of Candidate in Autoimmune Diseases BOSTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists have described one of the first instances of a rationally designed drug candidate derived from the human microbiota. The work was led by Dr. Kenya Honda, Team Leader of the Laboratory for Intestinal Homeostasis at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) and scientific co-founder of Vedanta Biosciences. The paper describing the...

2013-07-09 23:01:49

With Six New Partner Product Launches Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Ganeden Biotech announces six new partner product launches. More than 80 foods and beverages now feature Ganeden Biotech's patented probiotic GanedenBC30. Unlike other probiotics, GanedenBC30 can be baked, boiled, squeezed or frozen making it a favorite among manufacturers and consumers. GanedenBC30 is revolutionizing how consumers think about, and consume, probiotics. See innovation in action with these...

2013-07-08 23:02:09

Natural remedy provides relief for childhood stomach upset. Long Beach, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Tummy Calm, maker of a popular solution for digestive upset in children, sees a rise in demand for stomach remedies during vacation season. Made by TJL Enterprises, the creator of the popular infant remedy Colic Calm, Tummy Calm can be administered as symptoms appear, making it the perfect take-along for family vacations. As Jacqueline Lawrence, Tummy Calm’s creator, points out,...

2013-07-03 23:01:54

Robert Raga with the company, Probiotics Expert, gives details on how to prevent that 4th of July meal from ruining Independence Day. Toronto, Ontario, (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The fourth of July is just around the corner, but if an individual is not careful, their holiday celebrations can be ruined by indulging in traditional food delights. Robert Raga with Probiotics Expert has taken a moment to tell the public how their holiday celebration can be a healthy one. Hamburgers, hot dogs,...

2013-06-27 23:45:20

In a new video, Health News Wires discusses the benefits of probiotics and healthy bacteria for gut and digestive health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 The website HealthNewsWires.com has recently published and informative video detailing the benefits of probiotics and healthy bacteria for gut and digestive health. In the video from HealthNewsWires.com, the author describes probiotics as good bacteria that have many health benefits, including providing support for the immune system...


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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