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  • Stomach Summary

    “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, which investigated how the brain changes in response to food signals. The researchers specifically, looked at whether the brain’s reward to food differed significantly in women at risk for future obesity versus those who never dieted. "In the fed state,…

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  • Essay On Stomach Cancer

    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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  • Stomach Cancer Epidemiology

    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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  • Oesophagus Research Paper

    It is 10 inches long and connects the Pharynx to the stomach. The oesophagus runs parallel to the trachea and is narrowed at three points, behind the cartilage of the trachea, where the left bronchus and aorta cross in front of the oesophagus and where the oesophagus enters the stomach. The main function of the oesophagus is to transport the bolus from the oral cavity down into the stomach. The movements of the bolus are caused by peristalsis. The salivary amylase continues to act throughout the…

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  • Digestion Research Paper

    Digestion works well when all the reactions along the way are functioning at an optimum but when one is compromised it eventually impacts on the entire tract. This is evident when there is Hypochlorhydria or low stomach acid. When there is a depletion of hydrochloric acid (HCL) the entire digestive process is affected, from mechanical and chemical digestions to absorption of nutrients. The stomach secrets HCL which maintains the low pH (between 1.5- 3) during the gastric phase of digestion. This…

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  • The Digestive System In The Human Body

    Those eight sections are the oral cavity/ tongue, the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, the large intestine, the liver, the pancreas, the gallbladder, the rectum, and lastly the anus. Our first stop is the oral cavity or the mouth. The food is taken into the digestive system by the mouth. The mouth itself contains many organs, such as the teeth, the tongue, and the salivary glands. When food enters the mouth it must first be broken down by the enzymes inside your mouth. These organs…

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  • Gastric Digestion: A Case Study

    pathophysiology of gastric acid stimulation and production. Normally the stomach holds around 50cc of fluid. There are several stimuli that work together in the complex process of the digestion process (Huether & McCance, 2012). There are three phases of gastric secretion, first being the cephalic phase, which is stimulated by the thoughts , smells and taste of food. Stimulation releases acetylcholine and the release of gastrin-releasing peptide, thus indirectly stimulates hydrogen ions. The…

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  • Attention Getter For Informative Speech Outline

    disease. C. (Central Idea/Thesis) GERD is a chronic condition that affects quality of life, and can contribute to risk of other illnesses. II. Body: A. (Problem/Harm) Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest that is caused by a backflow of stomach contents into the esophagus and is also referred to as gastroesophageal reflux. When this happens frequently it is then considered to be…

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  • Helicobacter Pylori Essay

    a precursor for gastric carcinogenesis. This review focuses on the different factors that enable Helicobacter pylori to colonize and damage the stomach epithelium, which are directly linked to Helicobacter pylori-induce gastric carcinogenesis. These factors include cytotoxin associated gene A (cagA), Vacuolating toxin A (vacA), Outer inflammatory protein A (oipA), peptidoglycan, flagella, and Duodenal promoting gene A (dupA). These elements collectively or individually affect the environment of…

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  • Digestive System Essay

    here to tell you all about it. Put on your seatbelts & join me in the drive through the digestion of your, rather large, pretzel stick. In your head, think about where digestion first occurs. Did you choose the stomach? If you did, sorry but you’re wrong, the correct answer is the mouth. Digestion starts with that first pretzel stick you…

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