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2014-05-02 23:08:56

Young Researcher Invited to Present Findings at the American Gastroenterological Association’s (AGA) Digestive Disease Week in Chicago; Teen Investigating How Fucose Affects the Permeability of Gut Mucosa Cells Against Bacteria Hunting Valley, OH (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 University School junior William Xin has learned a lot about the value of patience when it comes to working in a medical research lab. “Lab work requires quite a bit of repetitive work to get enough data for...

2014-05-01 23:12:11

“Best And Worst Foods For Digestion Problems,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers which foods to prevent digestion problems. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 “Best And Worst Foods For Digestion Problems,” a new report created by Hoai An on the site Vkool.com shows good and bad foods for digestive system, and step-by-step instructions to make healthy food recipes for family. In the first part of this report, people will discover the best foods for digestion problems...

2014-05-01 23:02:20

Health Nutrition News has released a new video explaining how to boost the immune system by cleansing the gut from unhealthy bacteria by restoring probiotics. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 HealthNutritionNews.org has released a video discussing how people who easily catch colds, have them two or more times a year, or want to take preventative steps for the next flu season can quickly and easily give their immune system a much needed boost. They explain how probiotics can strengthen the...

2014-04-30 23:16:43

ReNew Life Formulas, a leader in natural digestive care, introduces Ultimate Flora™ Mega Potent 150 Billion to their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics. The superior strength probiotic is formulated with 150 billion live probiotic cultures from a proprietary blend of 40 raw, GPS Probiotics™ (Gastrointestinal Probiotic Strains)—the highest potency probiotic available in one capsule. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 “Today with the coverage of probiotics and their...

2014-04-30 23:11:24

Rezvera.Com produced a 100% natural dietary supplement based on essential enzymes and resveratrol for a proper digestion. The capsules contain plant-based ingredients that fight the symptoms of frequent digestive conditions and especially those of IBS. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 United States statistics have deemed the irritable bowel syndrome as the most common gastrointestinal complaint, with over 40 million suffering from it. The condition starts with symptoms of an upset stomach that last...

2014-04-29 23:12:05

Ganeden Biotech issued patent covers all Bacillus coagulans including GanedenBC30. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Ganeden Biotech, a recognized world leader in the manufacturing and marketing of probiotics, today announced the issuance of a United States patent that covers the use of all Bacillus coagulans in all coffee, tea and cereal. The issuance of patent #US 8,697,055 B2 protects the use of all Bacillus coagulans probiotic strains including GanedenBC30 in coffee, tea and...

2014-04-25 23:05:08

PSCPets IntelliFlora™ reaches the top of national market in demand for probiotic supplements. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 PSCPets IntelliFlora™, a probiotic nutritional supplement for dogs and cats is a stabilized source of direct fed microbial supplement containing a proprietary blend of four different strains of Lactic acid bacteria – is now available at Amazon.com. IntelliFlora™ formulated by a veterinarian, helps maintain the microbial balance within the GI tract keeping up a...

2014-04-23 08:32:57

Expert says reducing lactose malabsorption by adding lactase to milk may reduce the amount of gas in the infant gut, thereby resulting in a reduction of colic symptoms CHICAGO, April 23, 2014­­ /PRNewswire/ -- Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use for reduction of colic symptoms was showing promise, however, the April 1, 2014 issue of...

2014-04-18 09:57:20

Expert says reducing lactose malabsorption by adding lactase to milk may reduce the amount of gas in the infant gut, thereby resulting in a reduction of colic symptoms Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use for reduction of colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, 2014 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ2014;348:g2107;...

2014-04-17 23:08:55

Watch Our Digestive Health Educational Programming on PBS and Major Networks Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions. The program was produced by Outlook TV, and can be...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'