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2014-08-30 23:02:07

The Firm is evaluating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer due to their use of the medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Hundreds of Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com) and other incretin mimetic claims continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a statement issued by AstraZeneca PLC on July 31, 2014, Byetta and Bydureon (an extended-release...

2014-08-29 20:22:13

DUBLIN, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy) has announced the addition of the "Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkmk8k/global_ostomy ] report to their offering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Ostomy refers to a surgically made opening (stoma) in the body for the excretion of waste...

2014-08-29 20:22:07

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjj5vs/global_peptic) has announced the addition of the "Global Peptic Ulcer Drugs Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jjj5vs/global_peptic ] report to their offering. A peptic ulcer is an open lesion that develops on the mucosal lining of the stomach and small intestine because of the caustic effect of the gastric acids and...

2014-08-29 16:24:07

Large, Prospective, Multi-National Study Examines Management of Benign Biliary Strictures with Fully Covered Self-Expanding Metal Stents after Extended Indwell MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) prospective, multinational study on stent removability and preliminary long term stricture resolution of benign biliary strictures has been published in the August issue of the peer-reviewed journal, Gastroenterology. The multinational...

2014-08-26 16:27:52

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition where symptoms occur and the stomach cannot empty properly. The impact of the condition is significant. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139866 The number of people with gastroparesis appears to be rising. Yet gastroparesis is poorly understood. More community awareness is needed about the condition. "Gastroparesis can have a significant impact on a person's...

2014-08-25 16:26:57

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asia-Pacific Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312391/Asia-Pacific-Capsule-Endoscopy-Systems-Market-Outlook-to-2020.htmlAsia-Pacific Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020SummaryGlobalData's new report, "Asia-Pacific Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020", provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Capsule Endoscopy...

2014-08-22 12:25:46

At Weinberg Gastrointestinal, patients can now receive both American and Canadian screening colonoscopies in Gilbert, Arizona GILBERT, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colon health is a big deal for patients in North America, which is why Dr. Andrew M Weinberg is now offering both Canadian and American screening colonoscopies to patients. The screening guidelines are slightly different in these countries.Gilbert, AZ gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew M Weinberg, DO is a...

2014-08-21 23:09:45

Global Ostomy Care Accessories Market 2014-2018 report analyzes key vendors like 3M Company, B.Braun, Coloplast, ConvaTec and Hollister. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 One of the emerging trends in the market is the rise in online sale of ostomy drainage bags. This increases the availability and accessibility of these products to customers, thereby increasing their purchase. Analysts forecast the Global Ostomy Care Accessories market to grow at a CAGR of 5.97 percent over the period...

2014-08-21 08:28:09

Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals Goal is to Broaden Consumer Awareness of VSL#3 and Meet Consumers at the Shelf; Pharmacy Cards Rolling Out At Stores Nationwide GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers have gotten used to seeing shelf cards in place of full product packages in certain categories of products, such as cold and flu, when either price or ingredients are deemed an issue for the store. Now, in an effort to offer consumers a different type of probiotic, one that...

2014-08-20 16:23:24

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed Actress Amy Brenneman may play a silenced police chief's wife in her new role on "The Leftovers," but she generously lends her voice to help raise awareness for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in a newly refreshed public service awareness campaign. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...


Latest Gastroenterology 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...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Esophagus
2012-07-01 19:23:24

The Esophagus is an organ which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach. During swallowing, food passes from the mouth through the pharynx into the esophagus and travels to the stomach via peristalsis -- a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagate in a wave downward. The word esophagus is derived from the Greek word oisophagos, meaning “entrance for eating.” In humans the esophagus is continuous with the...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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