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2015-05-27 20:22:53

-First in class treatment for IBS-D treats hallmark symptoms of IBS-D; abdominal pain and diarrhea DUBLIN, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) announced today that

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2015-05-19 10:24:14

Snakes aren't so bad... The body changes in a Burmese python after it eats are controlled by alterations in gene expression, and this research could help us better understand how the human body works.

2015-05-19 08:31:16

NEW YORK, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of today being World IBD Day, The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and the European Federation of Crohn's &

2015-05-13 16:31:02

-- More than 40,000 patients to participate NEW YORK, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis

2015-04-30 08:40:40

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough immunomodulatory medicines to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer,

2015-04-21 12:36:31

NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 40 countries across the globe are joining together this year in a unified effort to raise awareness about Crohn's disease and

2015-04-13 16:26:36

NEW YORK, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to raise support for patients and families dealing with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

2015-04-02 12:29:30

LONDON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort associated with altered bowel function.

2015-04-02 12:29:27

LONDON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryIrritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder characterized by abdominal discomfort associated with altered bowel function.

2015-03-31 23:12:05

Tune in on Wednesday, April 1st or Wednesday, April 8th to watch a segment entitled "Managing Intestinal Disorders" Cary, NC (PRWEB) March 31, 2015


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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...

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...

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'