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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...

2013-12-28 23:02:28

Earlier this week, the Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) launched its newly created website - HemorrhoidTreatmentGroup.com. The site is dedicated to providing valuable information on natural, traditional, and up-and-coming remedies for those plagued with hemorrhoids. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2013 As the world gets ready to say farewell to 2013, Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) said hello to their brand new website, HemorrhoidTreatmentGroup.com. HemorrhoidTreatmentGroup.com...

2013-12-27 23:04:44

Following an About.com article, published on December 11th and titled “Wormwood,” Hemorrhoid Treatment group revealed the importance of considering surgical treatment for severe cases of hemorrhoids rather than relying upon home remedies. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 While Hemorrhoid Treatment Group acknowledges the potential for home remedies in treating hemorrhoids, severe hemorrhoids require more extensive procedures. HTG’s revelation regarding surgery and the...

2013-12-25 23:02:12

In the wake of the December 13th Huffington Post article, titled “Age Really Is Nothing But a Number, Study Says,” Hemorrhoid Treatment Group revealed the most common hemorrhoid treatments, based upon hemorrhoid severity. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group revealed the three most common hemorrhoid remedies, one for each level of hemorrhoid severity. This revelation came on the heels of the Huffington Post’s December 13th article, entitled “Age Really...

2013-12-24 23:19:47

Following the December 2013, rerelease of the Harvard Health Publications’ article, entitled “Hemorrhoids and What To Do About Them,” Hemorrhoid Treatment Group revealed the newest possible treatment options for hemorrhoids. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group released an article discussing the newest hemorrhoid treatment options available in traditional medicine. This article came on the heels of the December 2013 rerelease of the July 2004 Harvard...

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...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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