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    stomach cancer stomach cancer or gastric cancer is cancer that occurs in the stomach it begins in the mucus producing cells on the inside lining of the stomach. Signs and symptoms that someone has a possible chance of have stomach cancer is that they might feel weak ,feeling swollen after eating, heartburn is severe, stomach pain, constant vomiting, unintentional weight loss. Types of stomach cancer that begins in the glaunder cells that line the inside of the stomach secrete a protective layer of mucus to shield the lining of the stomach from acidic digestive juices adenocarcinoma accounts for the great majority of all stomach cancer. Cancer…

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    Stomach Conditions Gastroesophageal reflux: Stomach contents, including acid, can travel backward up the esophagus. There may be no symptoms, or reflux may cause heartburn or coughing. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): When symptoms of reflux become bothersome or occur frequently, they’re called GERD. Infrequently, GERD can cause serious problems of the esophagus. Dyspepsia: Another name for stomach upset or indigestion. Dyspepsia may be caused by almost any benign or serious condition…

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    “You've heard that romance starts in the kitchen and not in the bedroom. Well, researchers at Drexel University finally have the science to support that saying -- but not the way you might think.” In the article, Stomach is the way to a woman’s heart, too, it was revealed that studies show that women’s brains responds more to romantic signals on a full stomach than on an empty one. The most recent finding, was based on a small pilot study, grew from Ely and her Drexel colleagues’ earlier work,…

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    Researchers have studied the epidemiology of cancer for centuries. Gastric or stomach cancer is a cancer that can start in different sections of the stomach. Different countries and regions have all shown fluctuating rates for stomach cancer during the past century. Until the late 1930s, stomach cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The incidence rates have decreased by 1.7% for men and 0.8% for women annually from 1992 to 2010 (American Cancer Society). Still…

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    Essay On Stomach Cancer

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    Stomach Cancer Stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, is a malignant tumor that starts in the lining of your stomach. Seeing as the tumor is malignant, it is possible for the tumor to spread to other areas in your body. Your body is made up of tons of cells and these cells grow, divide and die properly. Cancer begins when these cells begin to grow uncontrollably. The stomach is one of the main parts in the digestive system. It is located in the upper abdomen in your body. The stomach…

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    The body makes secretin when chyme enters the duodenum of the small intestines. Like others, secretin is made by special cells in the duodenum. As we have learned for some of the other hormones, secretin targets the stomach to make less enzymes and acid, and to make the mixing action slow down. More importantly, though, secretin also causes the liver to make more bile, while causing the pancreas to make bicarbonate ions. Bicarbonate ions are very important for the duodenum because in order…

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    Essay On Deglutition

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    mouth, down the esophagus, into the stomach. Deglutition consists of three distinct phases with various neural involvements. For some individuals, the inferior esophageal sphincter can malfunction resulting in gastroesophageal reflux disease (often shortened to GERD). Commonly known as “heartburn,” GERD can affect deglutition as well as a person’s quality of life. GERD can be treated with prescription and over-the-counter medications; Lifestyle changes can alleviate symptoms, too. The three…

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    The Gastrointestinal System The gastrointestinal tract is a collection of organs that work together to enable the body to digest and absorb numerous substances. It is often described as a long muscular tube starting at the mouth, and ending at the anus. The esophagus, stomach, small intestine (consisting of the duodenum, jejunum, and the ileum), and the large intestine (consisting of the cecum, ascending, transverse, and descending colon, the sigmoid, rectum, and anus), all make up the…

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    inferior end of the esophagus called the gastroesophageal sphincter prevents the contents of the stomach from regurgitating into the esophagus” (Amerman pg.557). The normal homeostasis of the esophagus is when food is swallowed, the lower esophageal sphincter which is a circular band of muscle around the bottom part of the esophagus it relaxes to allow food and liquid to flow down into the stomach then closes again (GERD: A). GERD occurs with one problem such as the muscle not properly…

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    Introduction The gastrointestinal tract (GI) comprises of the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and the anus. Also, digestion process start from the mouth; the ingestion of food stimulate the salivary secretion (mouth), the food is chewed before its passage through the esophagus down to the stomach where mechanical and chemical digestion takes place. Pepsinogen from the chief cells helps with the digestion of protein, amylase from the saliva and…

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