Digestion

New capsule tunnels through mucus in the GI tract to deliver large protein drugs

1 day ago   |   News Medical

One reason that it's so difficult to deliver large protein drugs orally is that these drugs can't pass through the mucus barrier that lines the digestive tract.
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UAB study finds distinct kidney resident macrophage subpopulations located in spatially discrete microenvironments

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Macrophages are immune cells that engulf and digest pathogens, cancer cells or cellular debris. The kidneys -; like other tissues in the body -; contain kidney resident...
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GI psychology a ‘rewarding partnership' for both patients, providers

GI psychology a ‘rewarding partnership' for both patients, providers

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

It is wonderful to see the topic of gastropsychology featured in this month's Healio Gastroenterology cover story. The piece highlights the benefits of providing brain-gut...
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Gut Feelings: Gastropsychology offers fresh take on ‘dysregulated' brain-gut crosstalk

Gut Feelings: Gastropsychology offers fresh take on ‘dysregulated' brain-gut crosstalk

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

As research evolves on the pivotal role the brain-gut connection plays in digestive diseases, so too has knowledge of how best to treat patients. While the exact pathogenesis...
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DR MEGAN ROSSI: Don't feel guilty about your love of cheese!

DR MEGAN ROSSI: Don't feel guilty about your love of cheese!

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

DR MEGAN ROSSI: Certain foods and drinks have a bad reputation when it comes to health, weight and digestion - and people feel guilty about consuming them.
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SEXUAL FUNCTION AND LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS AFTER MINIMALLY INVASIVE ENDORECTAL PULL-THROUGH IN ADOLESCENT MALES WITH HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE

6 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Hirschsprung disease is a rare congenital disorder that is characterized by the absence of ganglion cells in the lower digestive tract predominantly affecting males. Surgical...
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Prepper medicine: How to use red raspberry, a medicinal plant full of vitamins

Prepper medicine: How to use red raspberry, a medicinal plant full of vitamins

10 days ago   |   Natural News

Red raspberries are tasty and nutritious. You can either grow the plant in your backyard or forage for it when SHTF.You can also use nutrient-rich red raspberry leaves to make...
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DR MEGAN ROSSI's handy hints to help you digest your food 

DR MEGAN ROSSI's handy hints to help you digest your food 

11 days ago   |   Daily Mail

DR MEGAN ROSSI: The basic diet 'rules' for a healthy gut aren't complicated: eat more veg, cut back on red meat and avoid highly processed food.
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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

12 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Water is vital for health. The body is made up of about 60 percent water, and every system and organ relies on this liquid to survive. Water helps transport nutrients and...
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Can Your Gut Microbiome Affect Exercise Performance?

Can Your Gut Microbiome Affect Exercise Performance?

12 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

The gut microbiome is a hot topic in the medical field. No wonder! Research shows your gut microbiome, the community of bacteria that lives in your intestinal tract, plays a...
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