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2013-12-03 23:02:19

The Firm is investigating potential Byetta lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of Byetta and pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and thyroid cancer. New York., NY (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/ ), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic diabetes drugs, continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California. According to an Order issued on November...

2013-12-03 13:43:47

Patients diagnosed at a younger age are at higher risk People who have diverticulosis, or pouches in the lining of the colon, often worry that they will eventually develop a painful and sometimes serious condition called diverticulitis, as previous research has shown that one in four, or up to 25 percent, of those with the condition will. Now, in a 15-year study that contradicts the common wisdom on rate of progression from diverticulosis to diverticulitis, UCLA researchers show that...

2013-11-30 23:01:24

DailyGossip.org reviews a new effective and natural method to permanently cure hemorrhoids. According to Holly Hayden, "Cure Hemorrhoids in 48 Hours" is the solution that hemorrhoids patients have been looking for to eliminate all symptoms of this disease. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Daily Gossip indicates in its Cure Hemorrhoids in 48 Hours review that this program was created by Holly Hayden, an independent researcher and nutrition expert. Daily Gossip Magazine...

2013-11-29 23:00:32

http://www.DailyGossip.org reviews the Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Bible & Isaac Protocol, a complex eBook that teaches patients how to reverse Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Daily Gossip reviews the Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis Bible & Isaac Protocol, a complex eBook that teaches patients how to reverse Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. DailyGossip.org reveals that Ada Nowak's new eBook is the result of more...

2013-11-28 23:04:20

A recent issue of the journal Gut Microbes, featured in an article on news-medical.net, provides new insights into the pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Experts at PineNutOil.org, along with natural healers across the globe, have supported the use of pine nut oil to treat h. pylori for years. (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 The recent article, "Special issue on Helicobacter pylori provides new insights into diagnosis, prevention and...

2013-11-27 23:29:57

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) November 27, 2013 The diabetes drug safety center at DrugRisk.com is alerting patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet of new information on the site. Recent court records show the number of cases alleging drugs like Januvia caused pancreatic cancer have grown in November*. DrugRisk is a free resource provided to...

2013-11-27 23:29:32

Ruling affects plaintiffs’ claims and response from defendants over allegations that diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza cause pancreatic cancers. Resource4thePeople lawyers continue to offer free consultations for consumers seeking legal options for compensation. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today in its latest consumer update involving lawsuits* alleging that 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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