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2014-04-11 23:22:57

Hemorrhoid No More Pdf penned by Jessica Wright is a newly updated book that teaches people how to reduce their hemorrhoids symptoms quickly. A full review on the site Vkool.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Hemorrhoid No More is a newly updated book that teaches people how to treat their hemorrhoids naturally without medications. The book indicates that there are 15 main factors that cause hemorrhoids and other colon-related problems such as:...

2014-04-11 23:21:27

NaturesMagicGift.com releases a review of Hemorrhoid Miracle, a downloadable guide, which promises to provide an all-natural cure for hemorrhoids. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Hemorrhoid Miracle system - which claims to provide "nature's method" for the successful treatment and elimination of hemorrhoids has created quite a lot of excitement in the natural health community for it's all natural approach to effectively treating hemorrhoids. The excitement...

2014-04-11 12:23:43

Elastic-Like Seal Rebounds around Stoma to Provide Clinically-Proven Skin Protection GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today launched an innovative new ostomy pouch that for the first time brings the clinically-proven skin and leak protection of Moldable Technology to ostomates who prefer the convenience of a one-piece pouch. The launch is the latest in a series of new product introductions that...

2014-04-11 00:21:56

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is associated with a significant increase in mortality (58.1% vs. 32.4%), as well as longer hospital stays (8 days vs. 6.8 days) and more primary care visits (18.2 vs. 8.7 contacts per patient year) compared to similar liver patients without HE[i],[ii] - XIFAXAN(R) 550 (rifaximin-alpha) is a cost-effective treatment option for the...

2014-04-10 23:02:43

Comprehensive research report “Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic Acids, Essential Oils), Livestock (Pork/Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, Others) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” worked out by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global eubiotics market is poised to register a healthy 5.6% CAGR between 2014 and...

2014-04-10 08:29:58

- Experienced Medical Device Executive Will Lead Company Through Scale-Up and International Commercialization of PaQ® Insulin Delivery Device - HORW, Switzerland, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CeQur(®) SA, a leader in simple insulin infusion for people with type 2 diabetes, announced the appointment of Douglas Lawrence as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Lawrence replaces CeQur founder James Peterson, who is retiring from the role, but will continue to serve as vice...

2014-04-08 08:32:03

Additional Mucoadhesive Polymer Hydrogel Technology Formulation; Seeking Marketing Partners NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) provided an update on a new formulation of the anti-inflammatory drug amlexanox, called LexaGard(TM), for the treatment of inflammatory and ulcerative conditions of the esophagus. Amlexanox is a novel anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent that has been approved and used in the US, Japan and other countries,...

2014-04-08 08:26:59

Independent research by Singapore's DSO National Laboratories concludes Drip Drop is more effective for exercise-induced dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To stay hydrated and perform at optimal levels, athletes traditionally turn to water or sugary sports drinks following strenuous exercise. But in a new, independent study out of Singapore, Drip Drop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy and excellent taste,...

2014-04-07 12:27:57

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022EpiCast Report: Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 SummaryUlcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes ulcers in the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. The colon's ability to absorb water is decreased, which leads to progressive loosening of the stool, bloody...

2014-04-04 23:39:27

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 suppositories have been around for hundreds of years, there is no standard of care for their administration. Concord, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. today announced that Sephure®, a...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'