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A drug currently on the market to treat leukemia reversed symptoms of colitis in lab tests.
First Game in "Science Heroes" lineup. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Yogome: Guardians of Knowledge, founded in 2012 by
Diverticulitis Breakthrough is a brand new diverticulitis treatment guide generated by Mark Anastasi, who promises to help sufferers eliminate this disease effectively.
Researchers say that mucus acts as an anti-inflammatory agent in the stomach and serves a protective self-regulating immune function.
Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Mucus Prevents Inflammatory Reactions in the Gut New York, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Imagine mucus – which most
“You are not just a ball of cells,” says Clifford Tabin, George Jacob and Jacqueline Hazel Leder Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School (HMS).
Researchers have identified a new form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, when parts of the intestine become inflamed or infected, causing patients significant pain.
Vedolizumab, a new intravenous antibody medication, has shown positive results for treating both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
iPhone APP and mobile friendly website. Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is getting more mobile
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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