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A fur trader who suffered an accidental gunshot wound in 1822 and the physician who saw this unfortunate incidence as an opportunity for research are key to much of our early knowledge about the workings of the digestive system.
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Kanwa Herbal Detox Teas, containing more than 70 trace minerals known to relieve stomach pain, ulcer symptoms, and balance pH levels are now available at Bee Health E, in Douglas, AZ.
A new study has determined how often people should get screened for gastric or stomach cancer in high-risk regions of the world.
A study from researchers in Germany showed that magnetic maneuvering of a modified capsule endoscope in the stomach of healthy volunteers under clinical conditions is safe, well-tolerated, and technically feasible.
Researchers have identified cells in the immune system that react to the stomach ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori, one of the risk factors for the development of stomach cancer.
Study indicates reduced muscle tone in the esophagus may cause acid reflux disease, a digestive disorder of the stomach and esophagus.
Unlocking the keys to H. pylori's helical structure may lead to better antibiotic drugs for diseases from ulcers and stomach cancer to diarrhea and cholera.
Gastric cancer in Mexico is the most frequent gastrointestinal malignant neoplasm.
The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...
The Gastric Chief Cell (peptic cell or gastric zymogenic cell) is a cell found in the stomach that releases pepsinogen, gastric lipase and Chymosin (an enzyme that clots milk). Pepsinogen is only released when the cell is stimulated by a number of factors, including cholinergic activity and increased acidity in the stomach. The gastric chief cell works in conjunction with the parietal cell, which releases gastric acid, converting pepsinogen into pepsin. The term “chief cell” is...
The Magnificent Star (Luidia magnifica), is a species of starfish in the family Luidiidae. It is found only in the Pacific Ocean on sandy areas of the seabed surrounding Hawaii and the Philippines at a depth of 60 to 440 feet. This starfish can grow quite large, with one specimen found on the Pearl and Hermes Atoll, Hawaii, measuring 33 inches in diameter. It usually has ten long, tapering arms with pointed tips, but will sometimes have 11 arms. One or more of these arms may regenerate...