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Carbohydrate Digestion

The procedure of carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth culminates in the gastrointestinal tract. Read this article for a better understanding of the process of carbohydrate digestion. 638 more words


Fu-organ: Small Intestine


1) The small intestine receives and digests substances.

The small intestine receives food substances that has undergone the initial round of digestion from the stomach. 191 more words

TCM Basics

Intestinal Staple Line Reinforcement Using MatriStem

Read  full  paper  at:http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=54059#.VOBZiCzQrzE

Background: Staple line reinforcement material has been demonstrated to raise the burst pressure threshold after linear intestinal stapling. Numerous bioprosthetic materials have been utilized in surgical practice. 883 more words

GCSE Biology - Exchange surfaces

All organisms need substances to survive, including oxygen, glucose, water and so on. However, to be able to take these substances up efficiently, organisms need to be well-adapted. 467 more words


Small-intestinal volvulus after subtotal colectomy

Jennifer M. Kolb from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York shares this video case “Small-intestinal volvulus after subtotal colectomy visualized during colonoscopy.” 231 more words


Another day, another hospital appointment.

I realised this week that I have been asking doctors for answers for almost two years.

As I have written about before, even though I stick religiously to the gluten-free diet, I have ongoing health problems that seemingly cannot be explained by coeliac disease. 350 more words

Gluten-free Diet