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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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 – and now the authors of a new study believe they have discovered the genetic origins of this particular trait. In the study, an international team of experts detail how they investigated lactase persistence in...

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 Kidney Day (March 13, worldkidneyday.org) with the launch of Renadyl(TM), its patented, clinically validated probiotic dietary supplement for kidney health, in India. This milestone event will coincide with Kibow's participation as a NuFFoods probiotics sponsor at the 9th Nutra India Summit, March 12-14,...

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, designed to drive the brand's evolving healthy lifestyle positioning. The campaign is centred on an exciting partnership with Shakira as the Colombian-born superstar supports the yogurt brand's new 'Dare to Feel Good' campaign. Incorporating television, digital, print, outdoor, in-store...

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 for their top-selling line of Ultimate Flora™ high-potency probiotics. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Every year ConsumerLab.com surveys its subscribers about the vitamins and supplements they use. For 2014, more than 10,000 consumer respondents rated a total of 1,639 name brand...

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, according to new research in mice published in the March issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Bowel cancer, also called colorectal cancer, results from a series of genetic changes (mutations) that cause healthy cells to become progressively cancerous, first forming early tumors called polyps that can eventually become malignant. Although mutations...

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 research teams supported by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) are gearing up for an ambitious new goal: developing individualized treatment approaches for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), through their Genetics and...

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, WA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The new “Foods For Digestion” report on the site Vkool.com teaches people how to improve their digestive health naturally. The report is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the report, people will get to know some common digestive problems, such as reflux, heartburn, peptic ulcers,...

2014-02-27 23:03:39

Ganeden Biotech is proud to announce twelve new products fortified with the patented probiotic, GanedenBC30. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 GanedenBC30 will be introduced at this year’s Natural Products Expo West on March 6-9 offering a wide variety of innovative products throughout the world. Our newest partners are using state-of-the-art technology to showcase GanedenBC30’s unique application capabilities. Introducing the newest products containing GanedenBC30 launching in...

2014-02-26 23:26:28

KIDS CUBES, a new chewable probiotic, has been selected as one of the finalists in the NutrAward competition by NEXT Innovation Summit (formerly Nutracon) that rewards companies for investing in rigorous scientific studies to prove the efficacy of finished products or ingredients. Wausau, WI (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 With over 100 submissions for the finished product category, UP4 KIDS CUBES prevailed as a leader in each of the six different categories: ·    ...

2014-02-25 23:02:42

Copper Moon Coffee® enriches their French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM with the probiotic ingredient GanedenBC30. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Ganeden Biotech along with Copper Moon Coffee company, have announced today that GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is the first probiotic to be incorporated into K-Cup® technology; with the launch of Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM. Consumers can now get their daily probiotics from all...


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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