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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...

2014-05-21 23:01:42

A recent study proves chronic vomiting in cats to be more serious than previously thought. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Recent studies suggest that both veterinarians and owners have been in a period of denial concerning the seriousness of cats vomiting more than a few times monthly. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic is taking special precautions testing and treating chronic vomiting in cats in light of the new findings. In the past, many thought that things like rapid food...

2013-10-30 23:02:55

The writing on the site Healthreviewcenter.com contains 9 useful tips on how to have a healthy digestive system and 7 foods that people should not eat. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers 2 main parts, containing a lot of effective tips that guide people on how to have a healthy digestive system. These tips are very useful for those people who want to prevent gut and stomach diseases. In the first section, the writer introduces 9...

2013-05-08 11:52:00

Two genome-wide association studies and a subsequent meta-analysis have found that certain genetic variations are associated with susceptibility to Helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that is a major cause of gastritis and stomach ulcers and is linked to stomach cancer, findings that may help explain some of the observed variation in individual risk for H pylori infection, according to a study in the May 8 issue of JAMA. "[H pylori] is the major cause of gastritis (80 percent) and...

2008-11-24 17:20:00

Bacteria that cause stomach ulcers and cancer could also be giving us bad breath, according to research published in the December issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology. For the first time, scientists have found Helicobacter pylori living in the mouths of people who are not showing signs of stomach disease.The mouth is home to over 600 different species of bacteria, some of which can cause disease. Helicobacter pylori has recently been shown to cause stomach ulcers and is also...

2008-10-11 03:00:05

By Sepulveda, Antonia R Patil, Madhavi Context.-Most types of gastritis can be diagnosed on hematoxylin- eosin stains. The most common type of chronic gastritis is Helicobacter pylori gastritis. Reactive or chemical gastropathy, which is often associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use or bile reflux, is common in most practices. The diagnosis of atrophic gastritis can be challenging if few biopsy samples are available and if the location of the biopsies in the stomach is not...

2007-01-14 03:00:08

By Mino-Kenudson, Mari; Tomita, Shigeki; Lauwers, Gregory Y * Context.-Reactive gastropathy is the second most common diagnosis made on gastric biopsies. Increased epithelial proliferation and modifications of epithelial cytokeratin profile, distinct from those of Helicobacter pylori gastritis, have been previously reported. However, the evaluation of mucins, important components of the protective mucosal mucous layer, has not been reported. Objective.-To investigate alterations of...

2005-10-03 04:44:13

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Australians Barry Marshall and Robin Warren won the 2005 Nobel Medicine prize for discovering a bacterium that causes gastritis and stomach ulcers, said the Nobel Assembly of Stockholm's Karolinska Institute on Monday. They made the "remarkable and unexpected discovery that inflammation in the stomach as well as ulceration of the stomach...is the result of an infection of the stomach caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori," it said, announcing the winners...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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