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2013-10-11 12:25:17

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Endoscopy Center (AEC) is proud to announce the addition of five physicians to its medical staff doing procedures at the center. The five physicians are: Neil Herbsman, MD who is a practicing physician at Bronx Gastroenterology; Ian Harnik, MD who is a practicing physician at Gastroenterology & Liver Associates of Riverdale; Jeremy Gutwein, MD who is a practicing physician at Riverdale Gastroenterology; Vivek Gumaste, MD who is a...

2013-10-11 12:24:54

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE, Monday, October 14, 2013, 8:00 a.m. EDT SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 4,000 gastroenterologists, physicians and other health care professionals from around the world will convene this week for the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 78(th) Annual Scientific Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA, to review and present the latest scientific advances in gastrointestinal research, treatment of digestive...

2013-10-10 12:28:03

Colace® Capsules National Sweepstakes Offers Comforting Prizes STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Colace® Capsules is about your comfort. That's why the brand has launched the Colace® Comfort Sweepstakes, a national sweepstakes promotion in which anyone age 18 or older can enter to win an array of deluxe, comforting prizes, such as Tempur?Pedic® Mattresses, Garmin(TM) GPS, Bose® Headphones, and more. Colace® Capsules provides comfortable relief to those who...

2013-10-09 23:00:49

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) October 09, 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 an increased number of lawsuits alleging the drugs caused cancer*. DrugNews provides the latest product warnings,...

2013-10-08 23:29:46

Healthy Directions, a top source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, launches Probiotic Advantage® + Cranberry, an exclusive cranberry probiotic supplement that promotes women’s digestive and urinary health. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Probiotic Advantage® + Cranberry, a unique cranberry probiotic supplement formulated by Dr. David Williams that safely and naturally supports...

2013-10-06 23:02:25

The Drug Risk Resource Center 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 06, 2013 The diabetes drug resource center at DrugRisk.com is announcing updated information for patients taking the medication Byetta. After lawsuits alleging the drug caused cancer were consolidated to a special court*, that court has now scheduled an initial hearing for later this month. DrugRisk...

2013-10-05 23:03:56

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) October 05, 2013 The diabetes drug resource center at DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet of new information on the site. Updated records from a special federal multidistrict litigation court show the number of lawsuits alleging the drugs caused pancreatic cancer has grown*. The...

Poop Pill Cures Intestinal Infections
2013-10-04 12:24:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Recent studies have shown infections with the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C. diff) can be cured if other bacteria can be transplanted into the patient’s gut. Doctors from Amsterdam, Canada and elsewhere have successfully transferred these bacteria by means of fecal transplant, or placing a sterile stool sample from a healthy person into the patient’s stomach. Tests have shown this procedure is highly effective, curing up to 94...

2013-10-03 23:23:57

Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars Sinai Medical Center enter into exclusive license agreement for patents used in the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other disorders caused by Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Salem, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center announce the signing of an exclusive license agreement for three patents owned by Cedars-Sinai that cover technology developed by Mark...

2013-10-02 23:29:41

d'Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) Prilosec. The law firm works with some of the more experienced Prilosec lawyers, who handle these cases. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Prilosec (omeprazole) is included in the proton pump inhibitor (PPI) class of drugs. These drugs are used to heart burn and related conditions like dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In May 2010, the FDA warned...


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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