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2013-12-26 23:04:42

Leaky Gut Cure is the newest treatment developed by Karen Brimeyer that promises to give people a leaky gut diet to help get rid of their leaky gut forever. A full Leaky Gut Cure review on the site hynguyenblog.com points out whether the method is safe or not. (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Leaky Gut Cure is the latest treatment method designed by Karen Brimeyer that claims to provide people with a leaky gut diet to heal their leaky gut naturally and permanently. This new method will offer...

2013-11-29 23:22:22

The Center for Nutritional Research recommends bovine colostrum supplements to help heal antibiotic-induced Leaky Gut Syndrome, a major cause of allergies and autoimmune diseases. Sedona, AZ (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 On September 16, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released its report titled Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States, 2013 confirming that antibiotic-resistant pathogens affecting humans are on the rise. The report confirmed the widely-held belief that...

2013-11-07 23:26:17

Nutri-Health Supplements releases new Digestive Dietary Supplement to Commerce. Cottonwood, AZ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Nutri-Health Supplements®, a leading brand in the nutritional supplement industry for over 20 years, is proud to introduce TruDigest™, the first all-in-one approach to address upper GI complaints. “Nutri-Health is known for developing quality probiotic solutions for digestive relief,” says Tom Callahan, President of Nutri-Health. “But while probiotics have...

2013-11-06 23:00:38

Kirkman® offers a comprehensive set of immunity products to support overall health. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict that four strains of the flu virus will be sweeping across the nation during the 2013-2014 flu season. With the number of people experiencing flu-like symptoms increasing daily it is important to take steps to combat the illness. Kirkman® offers a wide range of immune support products that give the...

2013-10-29 23:29:16

Brenda Watson, renowned Public Television educator and digestive health expert returns to the air for Public Television’s November/December pledge drive—the most important Public Television fundraiser of the year. Her eye-opening special, Brenda Watson’s Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths about Heart Disease and the Power You Have to Stop It and her ever-popular Brenda Watson’s The Road to Perfect Health: Balance Your Gut, Heal Your Body discloses the enormous impact the...

2013-08-21 23:22:56

Brenda Watson, best-selling author, renowned Public Television educator and digestive health expert returns to the air from August through September with her eye-opening specials, Heart of Perfect Health: The Startling Truths about Heart Disease and the Power You Have to Stop It and The Road to Perfect Health: Balance Your Gut, Heal Your Body. Both specials reveal the enormous impact the digestive system plays in our overall health. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Watson’s Public...

Role Of 'Peacekeeper' In The Gut Revealed In New Study
2013-08-09 11:39:14

University of British Columbia A new study has shone a spotlight on the peacekeeping mechanisms in our intestines. A protein, called SIGIRR, is produced by the cells that line the intestines. It supresses the cells' immune response to bacteria. "We expected that when SIGIRR was removed, our intestines would trigger a stronger immune response to a gut infection, affording us more protection against the infection," says Prof. Bruce Vallance, an associate professor in UBC's Dept. of...

2013-08-09 10:17:52

Creating an environment that nurtures the trillions of beneficial microbes in our gut and, at the same time, protects us against invasion by food-borne pathogens is a challenge. A study published on August 8 in PLOS Pathogens reveals the role of a key player in this balancing act. SIGIRR is a protein present at the surface of the cells that line the gut that dampens the innate (non-specific) immune response of these cells to bacteria. The new study, led by Xiaoxia Li (from the Lerner...

2013-07-15 23:03:41

According to the Wild Blueberry Association of America, research conducted by scientists at the University of Maine reveals that Wild Blueberries promote better gastrointestinal and digestive health, a significant finding due to gut health’s key role in overall immune system health. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Research conducted by scientists at the University of Maine reveals that Wild Blueberries promote better gastrointestinal and digestive health, a significant finding due to...

2013-07-03 23:01:54

Robert Raga with the company, Probiotics Expert, gives details on how to prevent that 4th of July meal from ruining Independence Day. Toronto, Ontario, (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The fourth of July is just around the corner, but if an individual is not careful, their holiday celebrations can be ruined by indulging in traditional food delights. Robert Raga with Probiotics Expert has taken a moment to tell the public how their holiday celebration can be a healthy one. Hamburgers, hot dogs,...


Latest Human gastrointestinal tract 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...

Large Intestine
2013-04-30 14:11:04

The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Gallbladder
2013-03-05 14:18:48

The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...

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...

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