Latest Small intestine Stories
Researchers from the University at Buffalo are developing a new imaging technique that could allow doctors to identify and treat gastrointestinal ailments such as irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease more easily.
Food transit through the small intestine affects the body's absorption of nutrients and, consequently, our health.
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A new study reports that the small intestine uses more cells than scientists had realized to absorb microspheres large enough to contain therapeutic protein drugs, such as insulin.
Though existing research has shown gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a new pill that can prevent the condition known as Delhi belly and traveler’s tummy in those visiting India and other tropical nations.
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By simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to that organ's junction with the pancreas, physicians at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have been able to detect pancreatic cancer 100 percent of the time in a small study.
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which helps intestinal bacteria to affect the formation of blood vessels.
Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...
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...
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