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2013-11-21 11:16:16

Findings suggest additional benefit from immunization against common cause of diarrhea A new study suggests an additional—and somewhat surprising—potential benefit of vaccinating children against rotavirus, a common cause of diarrhea and vomiting. Besides protecting kids from intestinal illness caused by rotavirus, immunization may also reduce the risk of related seizures, according to findings published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available online. Lead study author Daniel...

2013-11-19 23:32:41

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The diabetes drug safety center at DrugNews.net is advising patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet of updated information on the site. The latest court records show the number of patients alleging cancer from drugs like Januvia has grown in the past month*. DrugNews was created to...

2013-11-19 23:01:39

Avail huge discounts or additional bottles of the very potent Venapro anti-hemorrhoids treatment system with select purchase. This offer is good for a limited time only. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Hemorrhoids are health problems that are suffered by many individuals. However, many of them are too embarrassed to admit so. In the US alone, almost millions of patients seek treatment for this disease annually. Hemorrhoids is characterized by painful swollen veins in the lower...

2013-11-16 23:02:02

The Firm is currently investigating Byetta lawsuits that allege an association between use of Byetta and pancreatic cancer, as well as pancreatitis and thyroid cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 Dozens of Byetta lawsuits, (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/) as well as other product liability claims involving Januvia, Victoza and other diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics, continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District...

2013-11-12 23:00:24

DrugRisk is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The diabetes drug safety center at DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet of new information on the site. A federal court overseeing a growing number of lawsuits alleging drugs like these caused pancreatic cancer has set the next hearing for next week. The formal case is...

2013-11-09 23:01:50

The Firm is actively investigating potential Januvia lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 The federal multidistrict litigation established for Januvia lawsuits (http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com) will hold its next Status Conference on November 21, 2013, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court filings, at...

2013-11-08 23:24:49

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 The diabetes drug resource center at DrugNews.net is announcing a new resource site for patients taking the medication Byetta. The site will track the latest research and safety warnings, as well as court records from lawsuits alleging drugs like Byetta caused cancer*. The DrugNews center was...

2013-11-08 23:01:20

The Firm is evaluating potential Byetta lawsuits alleging an association between the use of Byetta and pancreatic cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/) and other product liability claims involving the use of diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court...

2013-11-08 23:00:09

The treatment is a new option that can provide faster recovery times for people suffering from disorders of the esophagus. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Baptist Health is one of the first hospitals in Northeast Florida to treat patients suffering from esophageal disease with a new treatment called truFreeze® spray cryotherapy. This minimally invasive technology involves placing a small catheter in a standard endoscope to spray extremely cold liquid nitrogen to ablate...

2013-11-07 23:35:32

SiberianPineNutOil.org today issued a statement regarding the astounding health benefits of Siberian pine nut oil for H. Pylori and Peptic Ulcers. SiberianPineNutOil.org has also released new client testimonials depicting first-hand accounts of the aids of Siberian pine nut oil for H. pylori and other gastrointestinal ailments. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 For centuries healers have declared the health benefits and medicinal powers of Siberian pine nut oil for Peptic Ulcers. Today,...


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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