Steering the probe through the twists and folds of the colon
Now let's consider two other functions before moving to the next item in our grammar alphabet, the colon
Not all researchers consider CT scanning of the colon
as effective as conventional colonoscopy (SN: 5/1/04, p.
If you're not a smoker and your breasts or prostate stay healthy, the biggest cancer risk is to your large bowel - that's your colon
The cause of ulcerative colitis is not known, and so far there is no cure, except through surgical removal of the colon
. Scientists say the disease might be caused by infection or by sensitivity to certain foods or food products.
forms an inverted U between the small intestine and the rectum.
By many indicators, including visual and microscopic evaluation of the colon
and analysis of blood enzymes that indicate the degree of colon
injury, the rats on the diet containing the fish oil fared the best.
Moreover, this new test searches for a fifth disease marker--long stretches of DNA from colon
or rectal cells.
The radiation treatments that disintegrated the cancer also tore into her colon
The findings suggest by-products of the cooked sucrose and casein can promote colon
cancer development, Bruce says.
A pilot study suggests a potent immunosuppressive drug can help people with severe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory disease of the colon
. If further research confirms the finding, the drug may save some colitis patients from surgery to remove part of the large intestine.
The stolen colon
, which weighs 150 pounds and is about ten feet long, was purchased by the coalition in 2017.