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bowel:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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bowel

[bau̇l]
(anatomy)
The intestine.

bowel

1. an intestine, esp the large intestine in man
2. innards; entrails
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The study, which analysed data from more than 500,000 men and women, found men who spend less time sat down in front of theTVhave a lower chance of developing bowel cancer later in life.
Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in Wales.
It also discovered that "an alarmingly low number" of eligible people take part in Wales' bowel screening programme.
The programme raises awareness of the disease and good bowel health, highlights the symptoms and risks, and stresses the importance of those who are of screening age to take the bowel cancer screening test when they receive it in the post.
Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in Scotland, with 1,500 people in Scotland dying each year of the disease and 3,700 people diagnosed.
Visiting the Scottish bowel screening lab in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Health Secretary Shona Robison said: Early diagnosis is crucial to saving lives.
If you're older than 74 and live in England or Scotland you won't be sent a screening kit but you can still have bowel cancer screening.
org/article/S0016-5085(97)00250-3/abstract) 20% of adults and adolescents suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a disorder where abdominal discomfort or pain go hand-in-hand with changes in bowel habits.
We hypothesized that small bowel serosal injuries of any length or circumference would not perforate at physiological intraluminal pressures, either at the time of injury or during the first five postoperative days.
The triad concluded that the test prevented two thirds of deaths and over half of bowel cancers from developing in the lower part of the large bowel.
A charity spokesman said: ""We are delighted that the Mayor of Stockton has chosen to support Bowel Cancer UK in 2016/2017.
Second, until recently, the rate of bowel injury at laparoscopic gynecologic surgery has not been well established.