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2014-07-02 23:12:29

Kristine Kraft of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP reports that a French study involving the blood pressure medication Benicar® was recently discussed during the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference held in Chicago where researchers found Benicar® to be linked to serious gastrointestinal injuries, such as enteropathy. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A French study involving Benicar® (olmesartan) was recently discussed during the annual Digestive Disease...

2014-06-10 23:12:41

Entera Health, Inc. Announces Study Published Outlining the Mechanism of Action for EnteraGam™ (Bovine Immunoglobulin Isolate) Cary, NC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Entera Health, Inc. announced today a paper entitled, Serum-Derived Bovine Immunoglobulin Protein Isolate: Postulated Mechanism of Action for Management of Enteropathy, authored by Bryon W. Petschow, PhD; Bruce P. Burnett, PhD; Audrey L. Shaw, PhD; Eric M. Weaver, PhD; and Gerald L. Klein, MD has been published in the journal...

2014-02-25 13:49:54

Segmentation motion occurs when not 1 but 2 sets of pacemakers interact with each other to create a specific rhythm High performance athletes like Olympians can push their bodies to optimal potential, but some of the ways the human body actually works is still a mystery. Now McMaster University researchers have cleared up one aspect of how the bowels move that had mystified scientists for, well, forever. Gastroenterology scientist Jan Huizinga and his team have learned that of the...

2012-06-24 23:00:19

One doctor is helping individuals, who are leading a gluten-free lifestyle, learn about contamination issues with vitamin and mineral supplements. (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The Gluten Free Society is launching an awareness campaign. Currently, there are over twelve million websites dedicated to the topic of gluten contamination in relation to vitamin and mineral supplements. In an effort to educate all Americans on the importance of reading labels, especially when it comes to vitamins and...

2011-01-18 18:57:29

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have for the first time shown that reduced vitamin D absorption in patients with quiescent Crohn's disease (CD) may be the cause for their increased risk for vitamin D deficiency. The findings, which currently appear on-line in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, also showed that the only way to determine absorption efficiency is to perform a vitamin D bioavailability test. Vitamin D is ingested in the diet as well as synthesized in the...

2010-10-26 07:30:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has entered into an amended and restated license and supply agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) covering the European development and commercialization rights of Strativa's Nascobal (cyanocobalamin) Vitamin B12 Nasal Spray. Strativa acquired the worldwide rights to Nascobal from QOL Medical, LLC in March 2009, which included a pre-existing agreement with Sobi. Under the terms of...

2010-10-18 16:20:21

Low-fructose diet is an effective treatment Fructose intolerance, or fructose malabsorption, is common in children with recurrent or functional abdominal pain, but the condition can be effectively managed with a low"fructose diet, according to the results of a new study unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The study, "Fructose Intolerance/Malabsorption and Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children,"...

2010-10-04 16:53:50

An increasing number of obese adolescents, particularly females, are undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Yet a case study presented Sunday, Oct. 3, at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco, highlights the possible link between gastric bypass surgery in adolescent girls and an increased risk for neural tube defects, which can lead to varying degrees of disability such as paralysis and mental retardation due to damage to the nervous system,...

2010-07-08 13:27:00

Diagnosis of celiac disease is based on a characteristic enteropathy in an intestinal biopsy and evidence that these changes are gluten-triggered. The appropriate use of simpler and more accurate tools would add reliability to the diagnosis of celiac disease. Thus, the celiac disease-related serology might have a key role in defining new diagnostic standards for celiac disease. A research article to be published on July 7, 2010 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question....

2010-07-02 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Lilly will acquire Alnara, a privately held biotechnology company developing protein therapeutics for the treatment of metabolic diseases. Alnara's lead product in development is liprotamase, a non-porcine pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT). Liprotamase is under review by the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.