gastrointestinal system


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Diet and nutritional status are vitally connected to the immune and gastrointestinal systems.
Aphton Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company developing products using its innovative targeted immunotherapy technology for neutralizing hormones that participate in gastrointestinal system and reproductive system cancer and non-cancer diseases.
Gastrin 17 and gly-gastrin are believed to be central growth factors, or the initiating signals, for cell growth and cell proliferation and metastasis (spread) in colon, pancreatic, stomach, esophageal and other gastrointestinal system cancers.
The international panel of contributors presents a critical appraisal of the interactions of chemicals and drugs with the gastrointestinal system and the experimental methods and regions of research on which to focus future efforts.
The two companies aim to examine whether it can slow or prevent neurodegeneration of the gastrointestinal system.
In 48 chapters, pathologists from Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia (reflecting a more international scope in this edition) address all organs of the gastrointestinal system, with information on normal anatomy, dissection, relevant histology, and the morphology, pathogenesis, and etiology of specific disorders, including miscellaneous conditions.
Other recently reported studies have indicated that tamoxifen may also spawn liver tumors, a type of breast cancer resistant to therapy and perhaps even malignancies of the gastrointestinal system.
STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
Keshav and Bailey, gastroenterologists in the UK, introduce medical and allied health students to the basic science and clinical practice related to the gastrointestinal system, including structure and function, integrated function, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders and diseases, and diagnosis and treatment.
The material is grouped into chapters on diseases--diseases of the cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, bones and joints, skin, etc.
Lead: A toxic substance that, when inhaled in the form of dust or ingested, can damage the kidneys, heart, gastrointestinal system and brain.
Alvimopan is an investigational peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor (PAM-OR) antagonist designed to inhibit the negative effects of opioids, like morphine or codeine, on the gastrointestinal system without interfering with the analgesic effects on the central nervous system.
Created for doctors and medical students, this volume summarizes new material in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and tumors of the human gastrointestinal system.
Mankad, a neuroradiologist in the UK, and Hoey, a cardiothoracic radiologist in the UK, present a review guide for radiology candidates taking the UK's Final FRCR Part A exam that focuses on the core knowledge needed for each of its systems-based modules: the cardiothoracic and vascular system, musculoskeletal system and trauma, gastrointestinal system, genitourinary system, adrenal gland, obstetrics and gynecology and breast, pediatrics, and central nervous system and head and neck.
Coverage entails an overview on the effect of alcohol consumption on morbidity and mortality, an evaluation of the risk of moderate consumption on gastrointestinal diseases, and discussions of animal models, the effects on different parts of the gastrointestinal system, and the association with cancer.
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