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2014-01-12 23:01:27

MarketReportsOnline.com offers “Global Ostomy Care Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)” research report that provides in depth analysis of the global Ostomy market with a discussion on types of Ostomy and associated surgical procedures. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 The report titled "Global Ostomy Care Market: Trends & Opportunities (2012-2017)" provides an in-depth analysis of the global Ostomy market with a discussion on types of Ostomy and...

2014-01-12 23:00:14

The IBS Miracle designed by James Walden is the latest program that teaches people how to get relief from their irritable bowel syndrome naturally without any medication. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if The IBS Miracle is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects people’s large intestine (colon). IBS commonly causes bloating gas, cramping, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and constipation....

FDA Warns Of Laxatives
2014-01-10 11:28:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Citing 13 deaths connected to the use of sodium phosphate laxatives, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is cautioning that the constipation-relieving drugs should be used in strict accordance with all directions and warnings. The federal agency said the drugs should be taken as a single dose once per day and used for no more than three days. If consumers do not have a bowel movement after taking a single dose, they should not...

2014-01-09 08:28:44

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced that it has completed enrollment for ZA201, a 6-week, double-blind, active-controlled Phase 2 clinical trial of the efficacy and safety of Zoenasa® Rectal Gel in approximately 120 adult patients with left-sided, or distal, ulcerative colitis. Topline results are expected in to be available in March or early April. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/DA43446LOGO) "Positive ZA201...

2014-01-08 12:30:27

International Courses Draw More than 1,500 Doctors NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fuse(TM), Full Spectrum Endoscopy(TM) system from EndoChoice® was featured in continuing medical education courses last month for audiences of gastroenterologists from around the world. At the Amsterdam Live Endoscopy course in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the 37th Annual New York Course, sponsored by the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE) in New York, NY, procedures...

2014-01-07 23:24:46

The best natural ways to end painful constipation are detailed in a new article from Detox Dieter. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Constipation is often the result of years of abusing the digestive system through poor food choices. A new article from Detox Dieter shares natural ways to relieve painful, uncomfortable constipation. Chronic intake of foods that irritate the digestive and intestinal system eventually causes them to function at a sub-optimal level. For instance, non-foods...

2014-01-04 23:03:34

Following the Omaha.com’s December 9th article, “Millions Suffer from Digestive Issues,” HTG cautioned against ignoring digestive issues, as these issues may result in the onset of hemorrhoids and hefty medical bills. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 HTG, or HemorrhoidTreatmentGroup.com, cautioned readers against ignoring any digestive issues they might have, as these issues might result in the development of hemorrhoids. This caution came on the heels of Omaha.com’s December 9th article,...

2014-01-02 23:34:56

Hemorrhoid Treatment Group- medical and financial informational site for those suffering with hemorrhoids-encouraged all individuals over 40 to take immediate preventative action against hemorrhoid development. This encouragement came following the Huffington Post article published on October 11th, "Hemorrhoid Google Searches Skyrocketed Since 2008." New York, NY (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Following Huffington Post’s October 11th article, "Hemorrhoid Google Searches...

2013-12-31 12:22:23

Multiple course offerings to be held at ASGE's new state-of-the-art training facility DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new year will see new course offerings, as well as the return of popular programs, from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). Many of ASGE's courses will be held at the Society's new $20 million, 42,000 square foot, state-of-the-art training center and world headquarters: The ASGE Institute for Training and...

2013-12-30 23:00:03

New company, HTG, announced the launch of their website. The new site intends to provide news and information regarding hemorrhoids, hemorrhoid treatment options, prevention methods, and detailed information on the financial side of treatment options. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Today, Hemorrhoid Treatment Group, also known as simply HTG, announced the unveiling of their new website, HemorrhoidTreatmentGroup.com. This website’s aim is to create a reliable space for readers to...


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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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