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A4M is heading back to Los Angeles for the first time in over two years for continuing medical education conference on the relationship between food and disease manifestations. Boca
A new study indicates that aerobic exercise can lessen – or worsen – the symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis, depending on the circumstances under which the exercise is undertaken.
A new study reveals that all children with Crohn's disease that were examined had a commonly occurring virus – an enterovirus – in their intestines.
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.
Bridgestone Retail Operations Customer Round-Up Campaign Supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) June 21, 2013
Irritable bowel syndrome affects millions of Americans and is often triggered by popular summertime foods. Camden, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 If
May is Celiac Awareness Month and local San Antonio internal medicine practice, Digestive & Liver Disease Center of San Antonio, advises on the disorder. San
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.
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 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 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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.