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2013-06-25 19:10:06

Researchers from UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital report reasons behind the increase are unclear The largest investigation to date has found a dramatic increase in the number of hospitalizations for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during the past decade in the United States. The new study, published online and scheduled for the August 2013 print issue of the Journal of Investigative Medicine, found a 65 percent increase in IBD hospital discharges from 2000 to...

2013-06-21 23:04:27

Bridgestone Retail Operations Customer Round-Up Campaign Supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is delighted to announce that for the months of July and August, Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC (BRSO) will raise money for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis with a nationwide “round-up” program. BSRO employees and its 2,200 retail locations nationwide, including...

2013-05-24 23:20:55

Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If you are one of the estimated 60 million Americans suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the food spread this Memorial Day weekend could put a damper on your holiday fun. “While hot dogs and ice cream have become cornerstones of the American picnic plate during the warm weather months, IBS sufferers often feel the painful effects...

2013-05-14 23:25:50

May is Celiac Awareness Month and local San Antonio internal medicine practice, Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio, advises on the disorder. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio encourages the public to advocate for Celiac Awareness Month in May. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. An estimated 1 in 141 Americans has celiac disease, yet...

2013-05-10 23:27:26

May is Celiac Awareness Month, and during a month when we honor those who suffer with this disease, Vidazorb® wants Celiacs to know that relief may be well within reach. It is important for consumers to know that probiotics may provide the restorative balance their digestive system needs. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The University of Chicago´s Celiac Center reports that one out of every 133 Americans suffers from Celiac Disease, an autoimmune disorder of the small...

2013-04-26 23:03:03

The IBS Miracle is the newly updated irritable bowel syndrome diet plan designed by James Walden that claims to help people treat irritable bowel syndrome permanently. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows whether or not the product is helpful. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 The IBS Miracle is the latest irritable bowel syndrome diet plan, written by James Walden, that promises to enable people to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) naturally. The new program will...

2013-04-12 16:06:55

A new technique based on atomic force microscopy was developed at the Institute of Food Research to help ℠read´ information encoded in the gut lining. The lining of our gut is an important barrier between the outside world and our bodies. Laid out, the gut lining would cover the area of a football pitch. It must let nutrients from our foods through, but prevent invasion by disease-causing bacteria, at the same time hosting the trillions of beneficial bacteria needed for proper...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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