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2013-11-07 23:26:17

Nutri-Health Supplements releases new Digestive Dietary Supplement to Commerce. Cottonwood, AZ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Nutri-Health Supplements®, a leading brand in the nutritional supplement industry for over 20 years, is proud to introduce TruDigest™, the first all-in-one approach to address upper GI complaints. “Nutri-Health is known for developing quality probiotic solutions for digestive relief,” says Tom Callahan, President of Nutri-Health. “But while probiotics have...

2013-11-04 10:39:08

It's well established that humans maintain a symbiotic relationship with the trillions of beneficial microbes that colonize their bodies. These organisms, collectively called the microbiota, help digest food, maintain the immune system, fend off pathogens, and more. There exists a long and growing list of diseases associated with changes in the composition or diversity of these bacterial populations, including cancer, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and even autism. Inflammatory bowel disease...

2013-10-31 23:27:41

Nordic Probiotic, a new dietary supplement from Nordic Naturals, is an excellent source of friendly bacteria without dairy, wheat, gluten, corn or soy. Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Nordic Naturals introduces Nordic Probiotic™, an allergen-free probiotic that contains no dairy, wheat, gluten, corn or soy. Packaged in 60-count bottles, the vegetarian capsules can be used by everyone, including individuals with digestive issues or food sensitivities. Nordic Probiotic is 100%...

2013-10-30 23:25:09

Probiotics Market report includes patent analysis also tracks the recent activities of market players in terms of product launches, expansion plans, supply contracts, and partnerships and collaborations. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/probiotic-market-advanced-technologies-and-global-market-69.html (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The report "Probiotics Market By Products (Functional Foods, Dietary Supplements, Specialty Nutrients, Animal Feed), Applications (Regular,...

2013-10-30 23:02:55

The writing on the site Healthreviewcenter.com contains 9 useful tips on how to have a healthy digestive system and 7 foods that people should not eat. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers 2 main parts, containing a lot of effective tips that guide people on how to have a healthy digestive system. These tips are very useful for those people who want to prevent gut and stomach diseases. In the first section, the writer introduces 9...

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...


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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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