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2013-12-22 23:01:14

The attorneys at Bernstein Liebhard LLP are actively investigating potential Byetta lawsuit claims alleging pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and thyroid cancer caused by the diabetes medication. (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The federal litigation established for Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/), which also includes claims brought by users of several other diabetes medications, continues to progress in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein...

2013-12-22 23:00:10

Diverticulitis Breakthrough, written by Mark Anastasi, is the latest book that teaches people how to improve their digestive system and regain their health naturally. Sherri Davis from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Diverticulitis Breakthrough review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 Diverticulitis is a common digestive disease that involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall. Diverticulitis...

2013-12-20 23:25:20

Just in time for the holidays, PineNutOil.org is offering customers the chance to buy three bottles of pine nut oil enriched with sap, and receive one at no cost. PineNutOil.org is the leading producer and distributor of 100% cold-pressed Siberian Pine Nut Oil which is best solution for H. Pylori. (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Last-minute holiday shoppers this month are invited to take advantage of a special holiday promotion on PineNutOil.org – for a limited time only, buy three bottles of...

2013-12-20 23:01:01

An international team of researchers led by UC Davis in collaboration with scientists in Mexico and South Korea have taken a first step towards identifying glycans — sugars attached to proteins — that could help clinicians diagnose gastric cancer before it becomes deadly. Their research was published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Gastric cancer kills more than 700,000 people each year, mostly in Latin America, Asia and Eastern...

2013-12-19 23:29:49

National network of lawyers will continue offer of these consultations through Christmas and New Year’s Day. Allegations involve links between diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday season to consumers inquiring about litigation...

2013-12-10 23:04:32

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary GlobalData has released its new Country report, “PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022”. The type 2 diabetes market is mature and crowded with inexpensive generics. Despite being marked by 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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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