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2015-03-02 08:33:49

Three-Year Study Will Compare Effects of Different Diets on Gut Bacteria and Metabolites NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

2015-02-20 08:26:14

RHEINFELDEN, Switzerland, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), such as ulcerative colitis (UC), affect up to

2015-02-13 08:27:28

CCFA, AGA and Janssen Biotech Announce New Grant Program NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-02-02 08:28:43

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in the U.S.

2015-01-29 08:34:33

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.

2014-12-01 08:29:04

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.

gut microbes
2014-11-24 23:04:44

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.


Latest Intestine Reference Libraries

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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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