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2014-08-26 16:27:52

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition where symptoms occur and the stomach cannot empty properly. The impact of the condition is significant. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139866 The number of people with gastroparesis appears to be rising. Yet gastroparesis is poorly understood. More community awareness is needed about the condition. "Gastroparesis can have a significant impact on a person's...

2009-06-02 08:24:26

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that very low doses of inhaled carbon monoxide in diabetic mice reverses the condition known as gastroparesis or delayed stomach emptying, a common and painful complication for many diabetic patients. The findings will be presented on June 1 at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago. "This is a significant finding, as it shows that loss of the enzyme that makes carbon monoxide is the actor in this process and that it provides us with a clear approach toward a...

2009-06-02 08:04:30

Inhaling a dangerous gas could treat a common diabetic condition. Carbon monoxide inhalation can lead to brain damage or death. But in a recent study, researchers report inhaling very low doses of the gas reversed gastroparesis, delayed stomach emptying. The painful condition is a common complication for many diabetic patients, causing pain, nausea, vomiting, stomach spasms, weight loss and difficulty maintaining a proper blood glucose level. Diabetic mice with the gastric condition were...

2008-06-17 06:00:07

Tranzyme Pharma announced today the successful completion of a Phase I, placebo-controlled, single ascending dose study of its orally administered ghrelin agonist, TZP-102. TZP-102 is the second drug candidate from Tranzyme's internal R&D efforts to reach clinical development. It is a potent prokinetic agent initially being developed for the treatment of mild-to-moderate gastroparesis. The Phase I study showed that TZP-102 has excellent oral bioavailability in man and is safe and...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.