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The doctor said there was also a need to communicate with decision-makers to regulate entry of certain types of foods and herbs in the market that can affect the well-being of the gastro-intestinal tract and cause liver disease.
The components in whole grains have the potential to improve the gastro-intestinal tract, act as antioxidants and provide protection against a number of chronic diseases.
Pernicious anaemia is an inability for the body to absorb sufficient vitamin B12 into the body from the gastro-intestinal tract and accounts for 80% of all megaloblastic anaemia.
It believed Rowse honey qualified for the claim because it was a significant source of fructose, pointing out that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) had said that "fructose is more slowly absorbed in the gastro-intestinal tract than glucose".
He did not complain of any symptoms related to the upper or lower gastro-intestinal tract and had neither vertigo (dizziness) nor diplopia (double vision) or blurring of vision, they said.
infestations of the gastro-intestinal tract by certain single-celled micro-organisms (protozoa), mainly in poultry -- which are authorised under EC Regulation 1831/2003 on feed additives.
The Upper GI Blues group offers care and support to those diagnosed with cancers of the upper gastro-intestinal tract.
Among them are dosage imbalance effects at transcription and proteome levels in the gene expression in Down Syndrome, a neuropsychological perspective on social functioning, whether the dysfunctional gastro-intestinal tract in Down's Syndrome is congenital or acquired, informed choice in prenatal screening, Down's Syndrome and dysphagia, machine learning applied to second-trimester Down's Syndrome screening, the influence of oromotor function and diet consistency on caries experience and growth rate in cerebral palsied individuals, the dental evidence for prenatal and early postnatal growth insults in Down syndrome, and a new look at pathogenesis in Alzheimer's Disease dementia from the perspective of Down's Syndrome.
The most common conditions were associated with the upper gastro-intestinal tract, including upper abdominal pain, dyspepsia, dysphagia and haematemesis.
Breast milk protects against infections of the ear, gastro-intestinal tract, urinary system and other areas.
Researchers first used a Model Gut, a physical and biochemical simulator of the gastro-intestinal tract, to subject almonds to the same conditions they would experience in the stomach and small intestine.
The glands in the lungs, pancreas, mouth, gastro-intestinal tract and sweat glands in the skin secrete mucus which clogs up the body
These would be conditions in which food would remain in the upper gastro-intestinal tract and decompose rather than being digested and moved expeditiously through the gastrointestinal tract.
In addition to hunger and thirst, the patient may experience drying of mucous membranes in the nose and throat and gastro-intestinal tract, with the result that the he or she may suffer from nausea, vomiting, hemorrhage, and even convulsions.
Jan 1999: Vioxx initiates a study, referred to as the Vigor trial, to compare the effects of Vioxx on the gastro-intestinal tract.