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FDA Clears The Path For Colon Camera Pill
2014-02-03 11:01:37

Uncomfortable, but a medically important procedure – many colonoscopies cannot be completed due to physiological reasons or a patient’s history of complexities and procedures in their abdomen.

2013-12-03 13:43:47

People who have diverticulosis, or pouches in the lining of the colon, often worry that they will eventually develop a painful and sometimes serious condition called diverticulitis, as previous research has shown that one in four, or up to 25 percent, of those with the condition will.

2013-11-25 23:03:45

MEDIVATORS Inc., a leading medical device manufacturer with more than 30 years in endoscopy product and technology development, and Edison Nation Medical, a medical device incubator and online

New Form Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
2013-09-06 08:23:22

Researchers have identified a new form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, when parts of the intestine become inflamed or infected, causing patients significant pain.

2012-10-09 22:44:31

Patients who drank coffee, rather than water, after bowel surgery to remove a part of their colon experienced a quicker return to bowel movements and tolerance of solid food.

2012-01-23 22:22:42

For more than 40 years, scientists and physicians have thought eating a high-fiber diet lowered a person's risk of diverticulosis, a disease of the large intestine in which pouches develop in the colon wall.

2012-01-11 11:54:20

We should all be eating more dietary fiber to improve our health - that's the message from a health review by scientists in India.

2011-07-20 12:25:55

Vegetarians are a third less likely to get a common bowel disorder (diverticular disease) than their meat eating counterparts, finds a new study published on bmj.com today.

2011-01-25 12:52:57

Acute diverticulitis is the most common complication of diverticular disease, and its clinical presentation varies from mild local inflammation to full-blown perforation.

2009-10-26 10:24:18

A Henry Ford Hospital study questions the need for aggressive screening for colonic polyps in patients with diverticulosis.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.