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2013-06-02 23:14:31

The website BetterDigestion.org has published an informational article and video describing the benefits of healthy bacteria in food. Specifically the article and video detail how healthy bacteria in food supports digestion and weight loss in as little as two minutes a day. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 A new informative article and video from BetterDigestion.org details the healthy bacteria in food. The author discusses healthy bacteria in food and how it supports healthy digestive...

Probiotics Offset Effects Of Antibiotics
2013-05-31 15:53:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While antibiotics like penicillin are great for fighting off bacterial infections, they can also wreak havoc on beneficial gut bacteria, leading to diarrhea and other gastrointestinal problems. New research from scientists at the Cochrane Collaboration found that taking a “pre-emptive” probiotic could prevent diarrhea associated with antibiotics when symptoms are caused by the potentially dangerous Clostridium difficile...

Understanding The Evolving Diversity Of Microbial Life In Bird Guts
2013-05-31 12:26:54

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Gut bacteria are known to have a central role both in human and in animal health. Animals acquire different bacteria as they age but how the microbial communities in the bodies of wild animals change over time is not well understood. Wouter van Dongen and colleagues at the Vetmeduni Vienna have examined the gastrointestinal bacteria of chick and adult black-legged kittiwakes. Surprisingly, the microbial assemblages of chicks and adults generally...

2013-05-29 23:20:08

The website eProbiotics.com has recently published an informative article describing how probiotics and probiotic supplments are effective in reducting allergies. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 In a new article from eProbiotics.com, the author discusses how probiotics and probiotic supplements are effective in reducing allergies. For centuries, ancient Chinese medicine has pointed to poor gut health as a primary cause of allergies. New medical research supports this claim, demonstrating a...

Probiotics Found In Yogurt Affects Brain Function In Women
2013-05-29 09:49:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The first evidence that bacteria ingested in food can affect brain function in humans has been found by a group of researchers from the Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress (CNS) and the Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, both of which are research arms of the UCLA. The scientists conducted an early proof-of-concept study of healthy women, finding that women who regularly consumed beneficial...

2013-05-25 23:01:35

A new article and video from BetterDigestion.org describes how a diet of natural foods results in better digestive health and wellness. Several natural foods for digestive health are effective in providing relief from bloating, constipation, diarrhea and other digestive issues. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 25, 2013 The latest report from BetterDigestion.org describes how digestive problems, ranging from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to bloating, constipation, diarrhea and other more serious...

2013-05-21 08:35:52

CosmosID®, a leading data mining solutions company for health and wellness, has reported as part of a collaboration results on analysis of labeling claims for the composition of probiotic products comparing speed, specificity, and accuracy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CosmosID® conducted side-by-side analysis of a number of commercially available probiotics, four of which have been reported at the American Society for Microbiology. The purpose of the tests was to...

2013-05-14 08:33:49

Products Have NSF Certified for Sport(®) Certification and approved by Health Canada QUEBEC CITY, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX: ATB), a globally recognized leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of innovative, science-based dietary supplements, today announces that the new Klean Athlete(TM) line of products, having been launched recently in the U.S., is now available in Canada. The seven dietary supplements which form the...

2013-05-13 23:23:54

ReNew Life Formulas, named America´s #1 Digestive Care and Cleansing Company by SPINS, introduces Ultimate FloraTM Women´s Complete 90 Billion to their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics. This highly potent probiotic–with 90 billion cultures in a single capsule and a proprietary blend of 12 unique GPS Probiotics–has been formulated exclusively for women to support digestive and immune health as well as vaginal and urinary health. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May...

2013-05-10 23:27:26

May is Celiac Awareness Month, and during a month when we honor those who suffer with this disease, Vidazorb® wants Celiacs to know that relief may be well within reach. It is important for consumers to know that probiotics may provide the restorative balance their digestive system needs. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The University of Chicago´s Celiac Center reports that one out of every 133 Americans suffers from Celiac Disease, an autoimmune disorder of the small...


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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