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SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VG Life Sciences, (VGLS), a biotechnology company developing therapies for autoimmune and infectious diseases, today announced the U.S.
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CCFA highlights the now 1.6 million Americans with these autoimmune diseases with new social media campaign during Crohn's & Colitis Awareness Week December 1-7, 2014 NEW YORK, Dec.
Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
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"Get Your Full Course" addresses diet and nutritional considerations related to inflammatory bowel diseases and highlights Sunny's personal story of living with ulcerative colitis HORSHAM,
Immune Pharmaceuticals Recently Initiated Phase II Clinical Trial in Ulcerative Colitis CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel, Oct.
Study produces unprecedented model to study intestinal diseases CINCINNATI, Oct.
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...
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...
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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