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2014-05-13 23:10:01

New Findings for EnteraGam™ (Serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI) Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Abigail Henderson, PhD, presented new preclinical data for the prescription medical food, EnteraGam™ (serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI), demonstrating that the immunoglobulin-based protein mixture in SBI binds and neutralizes two types of toxins (exotoxins A and B) from several ribotypes of C. difficile, including recently isolated strains with...

2014-05-13 00:21:38

- This Is First Study to Demonstrate Clinical Benefit of Oral alpha 4 Integrin Antagonist in Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - TOKYO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (President, Takashi Nagamachi; Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan) announced on May 13 that the Phase 2a results of an oral alpha 4 integrin antagonist, AJM300, in patients with ulcerative colitis were presented in the Joint Presidential Plenary Session at Digestive Disease Week (DDW)...

2014-05-09 23:08:21

Ultimate Flatulence Cure created by Joseph Arnold is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate their flatulence effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Ultimate Flatulence Cure is a new program developed by Joseph Arnold, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural...

2014-05-08 12:29:40

ISFIYA, Israel, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new investigational imaging capsule has the potential to safely produce high-resolution images of the colon without requiring patients to go through the bowel cleansing process beforehand, according to data presented at a research forum during the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) 2014 annual meeting which took place this week in Chicago. "Fewer than 20% of Europeans and 55% of Americans in the target population for colon screening...

2014-05-05 20:24:20

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - New Drug Approvals and Promising Pipeline to Counter Declines from Patent Expirieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/gastrointestinal_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2019_new_drug_approvals_promising_pipeline_counter_declines_patent_expiries.htmlGastrointestinal Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to...

2014-05-05 08:28:29

Academic and Industry Teams Converge to Focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Advance Innovative Interception and Prevention Strategies SPRING HOUSE, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the establishment of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC), Prometheus Laboratories Inc. (Prometheus), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (Mayo Clinic), Centre Hospitalier Regional...

2014-05-02 23:01:13

NextServices™ will be conducting demos and showcasing their solutions at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW), May 4th through 6th, 2014 at Booth #2714. NextServices™ provides integrated software and services platform that includes mobile EHR (enki), revenue cycle management / medical billing, practice consulting, and analytics services to gastroenterology surgery centers and specialist physicians. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 After unveiling enki ASC™, an integrated mobile...

2014-05-02 20:22:32

Drip Drop's Breakthrough Hydration Solution Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 30, 2014, in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drip Drop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy and excellent taste, today announced it won a 2014 Edison Award(TM) last night at their eponymous gala in San Francisco. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation,...

2014-05-01 23:11:11

Miraca, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will have a significant presence at the SGNA 41st Annual Course, held May 4-6 in Nashville Irving, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will have a significant presence at the SGNA 41st Annual Course, held May 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn., including the introduction of consultative services for practices as they face new CMS regulations. Visitors to Miraca’s...

2014-05-01 12:31:32

Sephure® ensures proper placement of suppositories, improves patient quality of life and compliance CONCORD, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. today announced that Sephure®, a first-of-its-kind disposable suppository applicator, is now available to the millions of people who require suppository medication therapy. Although billions of suppositories are sold around the world each year, there is no standard of care for...


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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