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2014-07-07 05:11:52

Researchers from the University at Buffalo are developing a new imaging technique that could allow doctors to identify and treat gastrointestinal ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease more easily.

2014-07-05 23:01:25

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 Type 2 diabetes medication.

2014-07-04 23:00:53

This report highlights the types of eubiotics products such as probiotics, prebiotics, organic acids, and essential oils.

2014-07-03 04:21:19

VIENNA, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debilitating daily symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) not only cause depression and psychological complications in young

2014-07-01 23:09:21

Brought to her knees and nearly her death by ulcerative colitis, 25 year old Karin Miller was given a second chance at life thanks to a life-saving surgery.

2014-06-30 23:15:02

After staying in the industry for quite some time, RezVera has developed natural remedies which are great at threating a wide variety of digesting problems. (PRWEB)

2014-06-27 04:21:25

Pre-Settlement Case Funding Firm announces new program focus for plaintiffs of Byetta, as well as Actos, Januvia, and Victoza cases. LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay

2014-06-24 08:31:37

ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HerAnswer.com, distributor of health and personal care products for men and women, is now the official U.S.

2014-06-20 23:05:58

The aim of this webinar is to enable the end-user to select the best model and study design for their research utilising in vivo inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) models.

2014-06-19 04:21:32

Pre-Settlement Case Funding Firm announces new program focus for plaintiffs who used Actos, as well as Byetta, Januvia, and Victoza NEW ORLEANS, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay


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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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