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2014-03-03 16:25:33

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) applaud President Barack Obama's Proclamation designating March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In the proclamation, the President noted, "The second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, colorectal cancer claims more than 50,000...

2014-03-03 08:32:34

CCFA Researchers Map Out Strategies to New Drugs and Individualized Therapy for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High-powered research teams supported by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) are gearing up for an ambitious new goal: developing individualized treatment approaches for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), through their Genetics and...

2014-03-01 23:01:16

The Firm is actively investigating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who may have been diagnosed with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The federal litigation of Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com/) and other claims involving similar Type 2 diabetes drugs has grown to include more than 300 cases, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Case List updated February 19th by the...

2014-02-28 23:30:01

The new “Foods For Digestion” report on the site Vkool.com provides readers with simple nutrition tips to improve their digestive health easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The new “Foods For Digestion” report on the site Vkool.com teaches people how to improve their digestive health naturally. The report is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the report, people will get to know some common digestive problems, such as reflux, heartburn, peptic ulcers,...

2014-02-27 23:37:06

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Januvia, Byetta, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medications Januvia,...

2014-02-27 23:33:59

Heartburn No More designed by Jeff Martin is the latest program that covers natural and safe remedies for treating acid reflux related symptoms. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Heartburn No More is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Heartburn No More is a new solution for acid reflux sufferers who want to gain permanent relief from their heartburn. This program teaches them how to eliminate their chest pain and burning sensation, and how to...

2014-02-27 23:00:28

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to Heartburn No More, which is an effective treatment that can cure acid reflux problems in all patients. Users undergoing this treatment will enjoy freedom from all the symptoms of heartburn, in only 2 days. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The Magazine reveals that the entire natural treatment is now shared by Jeff Martin in his complex eBook. The Heartburn No More guide debates the symptoms, causes and treatment options for heartburn,...

2014-02-27 16:27:17

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) announced today that it will release 2013 year-end financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 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 the...

2014-02-26 08:28:31

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced completion of dosing in ZA201, a double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel versus mesalamine enema in 120 patients with left-sided ulcerative colitis. The primary endpoint of ZA201 is reduction in the Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Index (UCDAI) at 6 weeks. Secondary endpoints include endoscopic remission, reduction in UCDAI at 3...

2014-02-25 23:02:42

Copper Moon Coffee® enriches their French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM with the probiotic ingredient GanedenBC30. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Ganeden Biotech along with Copper Moon Coffee company, have announced today that GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is the first probiotic to be incorporated into K-Cup® technology; with the launch of Copper Moon’s French Vanilla Cappuccino Insta-KupsTM. Consumers can now get their daily probiotics from all...


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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