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  1. photo Three natural ways to strengthen your immune system and help prevent Ebola infectionThree natural ways to strengthen your immune system and help prevent Ebola infectionNews
    . Various studies have shown a link between an augmented intake of garlic and a reduced risk of some cancers, including cancers of the colon, pancreas, esophagus, breast and stomach. A piece from the MedicalRead more
  2. photo How does green tea inhibit cholesterol? Scientists crack the codeHow does green tea inhibit cholesterol? Scientists crack the codeNews
    , esophagus, stomach and pancreas. Green tea may also help with weight loss and slow the progression of chronic diseases.According to a study conducted by researchers at Tohoku University in Japan and publishedRead more
  3. photo Radiation therapy for cancer - making a properly informed decisionRadiation therapy for cancer - making a properly informed decisionNews
    followingtreatment for pelvic cancers. Fracturing a hip leads to death in approximately 20% of those affected.The lung is one of the most radiosensitive organs, yet is often radiated due to cancer of the esophagusRead more
  4. photo Six natural ways to combat heartburnSix natural ways to combat heartburnNews
    digested food or liquids, move into the throat and esophagus of a person, causing irritation.More than 60 million people in America alone complain of having symptoms of heartburn at least once per weekRead more
  5. photo List of legal beer additives includes fish bladder, MSG, high-fructose corn syrup and insect dyesList of legal beer additives includes fish bladder, MSG, high-fructose corn syrup and insect dyesNews
    of the esophagus. And, of course, alcohol is believed to increase risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and liver problems.There are some healthier choices, though."An obvious choice is certifiedRead more
  6. photo Is GM corn responsible for causing epidemic of debilitating, inexplicable disease symptoms?Is GM corn responsible for causing epidemic of debilitating, inexplicable disease symptoms?News
    to leave the bloodstream and may infiltrate and damage the GI tract, esophagus, mucous membranes, lungs, the fascial system (the layer of connective tissue that surrounds the muscles, blood vesselsRead more
  7. photo You need guts to be happy no matter what: The importance of a healthy digestive system for enhanced immunityYou need guts to be happy no matter what: The importance of a healthy digestive system for enhanced immunityNews
    more addition to the nervous system: The gut, also known as the enteric nervous system. It is ensconced inside sheaths of tissue found in the lining of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colonRead more
  8. photo Smoking plastic, pesticide, bleach and fiberglass - The four killers that Big Tobacco never mentionsSmoking plastic, pesticide, bleach and fiberglass - The four killers that Big Tobacco never mentionsNews
    , and that is why a smoker's fingers and/or thumb stay cool, even when they smoke the cigarette right down to the nub/filter. When these tiny "shards of glass" escape into the mouth, throat, esophagus and lungsRead more
  9. photo The lucky 12 solutions to acid refluxThe lucky 12 solutions to acid refluxNews
    esophagus. This leads to irritation, scarring and inflammation. Over time, it can even narrow the circumference of the esophagus, which can increase your odds for developing esophageal cancer. People whoRead more
  10. photo Fukushima's two worst-case scenarios explained by Arnie GundersonFukushima's two worst-case scenarios explained by Arnie GundersonNews
    ," leaving no "envelope over [the] top of the fuel pool."In order to begin the process of removing the rods, Gunderson said TEPCO constructed a containment building and a sort of "esophagus" surroundingRead more

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Esophagus

Disease

The esophagus (American English) or oesophagus (British English), commonly known as the foodpipe or gullet, is an organ in vertebrates which consists of a fibromuscular tube through which food passes, aided by peristaltic contractions, from the pharynx to the stomach. In humans, the esophagus is usually 18–25 centimeters (cm) long. During swallowing the epiglottis tilts backwards to prevent...More