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2014-06-17 12:25:17

Research demonstrates association between diversity of gut bacteria and survival WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New

2014-06-16 12:29:59

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech, Inc., an internationally-recognized research company, and winner of a 2014 BIO International Convention "Buzz of BIO Award",

2014-06-16 08:29:40

ProViotic Partnered with Nation's Most Prestigious Academic Institutions to Create ProViotic Brand NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProViotic, a specially formulated,

2014-06-16 08:28:07

MILFORD, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Oil & Gas, Inc.

gut microbes love white bread
2014-06-12 06:58:15

While many health experts advise against eating white bread due to a lack of nutritional value, new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests it could benefit our health by encouraging the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

2014-06-11 12:28:38

DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Probiotics Market by Products (Functional Foods, Dietary Supplements, Specialty Nutrients, Animal Feed), Applications

2014-06-10 23:09:30

Ganeden Biotech’s patented probiotic ingredient is now available on six of the seven continents. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Ganeden Biotech

2014-06-09 12:30:56

Gut Check: Growing Focus on Digestive Connection to Overall Health SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the population marches toward the middle of the year,

2014-06-07 23:03:15

Judging by the sales figures of City Lips Pro on various markets, the new lip enhancing gloss certainly ranks among the hottest beauty accessories women feel tempted to buy.


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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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