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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...

2014-04-30 23:17:18

Miraca's presence will include the presentation of nine research posters, two platforms, and the introduction of consultative services for GI practices Irving, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will have a significant presence at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, including the presentation of nine research posters, two platforms, and the introduction of consultative services for practices as they face new...

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...

2014-04-30 16:30:12

Afternoon to Honor Robbyn Sockolow, MD; Hosted by Veteran TV News Anchor Liz Cho and featuring a Fashion Presentation by Bergdorf Goodman NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Greater New York Chapter, will host their Twenty-First Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on Thursday, May 1(st). The luncheon will be hosted by veteran WABC-TV News Anchor, Liz Cho. To purchase tickets to the 21(st) Annual...

2014-04-30 10:31:21

Researchers capture circulating pancreas cells in the bloodstream during early stages of pancreatic cancer Cancer cells are on the move in the bloodstream in the very early stage of pancreatic cancer, and can be detected before cancer is diagnosed, according to research by the University of Michigan Health System. In a study of 51 patients, researchers used a state-of-the art microfluidic device to capture circulating pancreas epithelial cells in 33 percent of patients with early...

2014-04-29 23:21:00

The Colonoscopy Helper, the convenient smartphone app developed by L.A.Endoscopy Center to simplify the complex bowel preparation process for colonoscopy is now available for download at the Apple App Store. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Colonoscopy Helper is the popular smartphone app that facilitates the bowel preparation process for colonoscopy examination. Until now, this convenient tool providing comprehensive step-by-step, multi-media instructions for the bowel...

2014-04-29 08:35:38

RA'ANANA, Israel, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SMART Medical Systems Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy products for gastrointestinal (GI) medicine, announced the appointment of Mr. Harald Beyer as Senior Director of Global Strategy. Mr. Beyer's engagement with SMART comes in addition to his Executive role at SORING GmbH, a global surgical devices company. Gadi Terliuc, CEO of SMART Medical systems said, "Mr. Beyer's unique professional skills...

2014-04-29 08:29:48

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Ostomy Drainage Bags Market to 2019 - Technical Advances Increase Patient Convenience but Unfavorable Reimbursement Scenarios Limit Growth Potentialhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/ostomy_drainage_bags_market_2019_technical_advances_increase_patient_convenience_unfavorable_reimbursement_scenarios_limit_growth_potential.html Ostomy Drainage Bags...


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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