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2014-01-23 23:29:58

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Victoza, Janumet, Januvia and Byetta and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/victoza-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about allegations...

Evolution Of Lactose Tolerance New Theory
2014-01-23 08:29:35

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Life in current times sure beats living in the Stone Ages. But there is one trait that many modern humans often take for granted - a trait that their primitive ancestors didn’t have: lactose persistence, or the ability to drink milk and not get cramps, flatulence or diarrhea. How and why humans evolved this ability to tolerate lactose has long fascinated evolutionary biologists, as milk has now become a dietary staple...

2014-01-22 23:30:56

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Janumet, Januvia, Byetta and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about allegations in...

2014-01-21 23:28:42

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about allegations in...

2014-01-19 23:03:20

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Januvia, Byetta, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about allegations in...

2014-01-17 23:22:50

HTG cautioned readers to know and recognize symptoms of both hemorrhoids and fistulas, following Women News Network’s December 17th article titled “Women Crowd Hospital in Juba for Obstetric Fistula Surgery.” New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 In the wake of Women News Network’s December 17th article publication, entitled “Women Crowd Hospital in Juba for Obstetric Fistula Surgery,” Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) cautioned readers, urging them to become familiar with the...

2014-01-16 23:27:49

Following the Brown Daily Herald’s December 10th article, titled “Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Hits Campus,” HTG strongly urged individuals suffering from hemorrhoids or hemorrhoid symptoms to consider dietary changes. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) responded to a recent Brown Daily Herald article, entitled “Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak Hits Campus,” by encouraging readers to pay close attention to their diets– including the...

2014-01-16 23:02:21

The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to their use of Byetta. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic diabetes drugs, continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein...

2014-01-15 23:28:29

Following the November 18th Wire article, titled “When is the Right Time to Talk about Anal Fissures?” HTG revealed key differences between traditional hemorrhoid symptoms and symptoms caused by anal fissures. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG), a site devoted to providing hemorrhoid treatment and prevention information, recently revealed the key differences between the symptoms of hemorrhoids and the symptoms of anal fissures. The revelation came...

Probiotic Supplementation For Infants
2014-01-15 05:08:26

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Giving probiotics to babies within the first three months of their lives may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders as well as lower associated costs, according to a new study by Flavia Indrio, M.D. of the Also Moro University of Bari, Italy and colleagues. During the first six months of life, the most common gastrointestinal disorders often needing a pediatrician referral include infant colic, acid reflux and constipation....


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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