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Latest Small intestine Stories

2005-09-16 14:04:03

LIVERPOOL, UK "“ 16 September 2005: Scientists at the University of Liverpool believe gaps in the intestinal barrier could be a cause of inflammatory diseases of the gut such as Crohn's Disease. Their research, led by Professor Alastair Watson in the University's Faculty of Medicine, could have important implications for the treatment of patients with diseases like Crohn's "“ an inflammatory bowel disorder that causes severe ulceration in the intestine, leading to pain, bleeding...

2005-09-06 14:02:45

In WASHINGTON story headlined "Bush administration eases strict mad cow safeguard," please read in first paragraph ... .".. in human food" instead of " ... in certain animal feed." A corrected version follows. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Tuesday eased regulations restricting the use of cattle parts in human food, a safeguard considered the main defense against mad cow disease. The Food and Drug Administration said it would no longer designate a cattle's entire...

2005-09-06 11:04:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Tuesday eased regulations restricting the use of cattle parts in certain animal feed, a safeguard considered the main defense against mad cow disease. The Food and Drug Administration said it would no longer designate a cattle's entire small intestine as prohibited material in cattle feed. "FDA is amending the rule to allow use of the small intestine in human food and cosmetics, provided that the distal ileum has been removed," the...

2004-11-26 03:00:11

A patient with anaemia was initially thought to have gastrointestinal cancer and subsequently Crohn's disease, but pathological examination revealed a much rarer condition. CASE HISTORY A woman of 66 was referred for investigation of colicky lower abdominal pain, iron deficiency anaemia and weight loss of 7 kg in the previous nine months. For much longer she had suffered from constipation. A Paget's carcinoma of the breast had been treated by mastectomy 4 years earlier but there was no...


Latest Small intestine Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

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...

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...

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