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2013-11-05 23:30:32

New painless, effective, in-office, non-surgical hemorrhoidal banding procedure now offered in the Charlotte Metro area by Dr. Khaled Elraie, gastroenterologist, at Comprehensive Digestive Health. Belmont, NC (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Hemorrhoids is one of those things no one usually talks about in public, but can be a real source of significant suffering. Several treatment modalities exist but are generally ineffective or too uncomfortable. Surgery comes with downtime and significant...

2013-11-05 23:30:17

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. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 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 from a special federal court show a growing number of patients alleging drugs like Januvia caused cancer*. DrugNews...

2013-11-01 23:21:37

Venapro hemorrhoids treatment is proven to be an effective treatment for hemorrhoids that is completely natural. Venapro hemorrhoids treatment now offers extra discount on all orders. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Venapro is all natural formula to cure the irritating condition of hemorrhoids. Health experts have tested the product clinically and found it highly effective and fast acting formula against the hemorrhoids. The product is made from natural ingredients only therefore...

2013-10-30 23:23:12

The Firm is actively investigating potential Januvia lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer as a result of taking the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A federal Januvia lawsuit litigation (http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com/) continued to progress in October with an initial status conference to discuss matters related to claims over the Type 2 diabetes drug, as well as other...

2013-10-30 23:02:55

The writing on the site Healthreviewcenter.com contains 9 useful tips on how to have a healthy digestive system and 7 foods that people should not eat. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers 2 main parts, containing a lot of effective tips that guide people on how to have a healthy digestive system. These tips are very useful for those people who want to prevent gut and stomach diseases. In the first section, the writer introduces 9...

2013-10-30 08:31:51

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EndoStim announced today that Argentina's National Administration of Drugs, Food and Medical Technology (ANMAT) approved its Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) Stimulation System for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). EndoStim is currently available in Europe, Asia and several other countries in Latin America such as Chile and Colombia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/CG05733) "We are very pleased to...

2013-10-29 23:36:10

DrugRisk is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 DrugRisk.com’s diabetes drug safety center is alerting patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet of new information on the site. Updated records from a special federal court show the number of lawsuits alleging drugs like Januvia caused pancreatic cancer have more than doubled in the past month*. The...

2013-10-29 23:28:47

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. People suffering from inflammatory bowel disease,...

2013-10-29 16:26:08

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2013 results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. To participate in the call, please dial 877-303-1298 (for U.S. callers) or 253-237-1032 (for international callers). A rebroadcast of...

2013-10-28 23:02:15

Heartburn Centers of Texas is a resource for those suffering from heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Victory Healthcare is excited to announce its newest endeavor, the Heartburn Centers of Texas, dedicated to alleviating heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) through specialized surgery. “Victory Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of Heartburn Centers of Texas,” says Victory...


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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