BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius
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  March 20, 2017  
  Gastroenterology‎  
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 BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-CelsiusBodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius
 
BodyCap, a company specialized in miniaturized wireless monitoring devices for e-health applications, today announces that it has obtained the medical CE mark for e-Celsius from the LNE Gmed certifying organization.
 
 
 Beneficial bacteria may be key to reverse gut inflammation seen in inflammatory bowel diseasesBeneficial bacteria may be key to reverse gut inflammation seen in inflammatory bowel diseases
 
Beneficial bacteria may be the key to helping to reverse a cycle of gut inflammation seen in certain inflammatory bowel diseases, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have found.
 
   Pill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study showsPill form of C-diff treatment could be effective, easier for patients and physicians, study shows
 
Frozen and freeze-dried products for Fecal Microbiota Transplantation are nearly as effective as fresh product at treating patients with Clostridium difficile infection, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health and Kelsey Research Foundation.
 
   Scientists identify genetic clues to chronic kidney diseaseScientists identify genetic clues to chronic kidney disease
 
Using international genomic studies backed by proof-of-concept cell experiments, researchers have identified two genes that contribute to the chronic kidney disease glomerulonephritis.
 
 What does Sleeve Gastrectomy Involve?
 
What does Sleeve Gastrectomy Involve?Also known as a gastric sleeve procedure, sleeve gastrectomy involves removing around 80% of the stomach and leaving behind a thin, banana-shaped sleeve that can hold approximately 50 to 100mL of fluid.
 
 
 Types of Gastrectomy
 
Types of GastrectomyA gastrectomy is a surgical procedure carried out to remove all or part of the stomach. It may be used to treat stomach cancer, esophageal cancer, severe or morbid obesity, peptic ulcers or benign tumors.
 
 
 Complications of Sleeve Gastrectomy
 
Complications of Sleeve GastrectomySleeve gastrectomy is a surgical procedure that is used to remove around 90% of the stomach, so that the capacity of the stomach decreases to around 100 to 200mL. This reduces the amount of food a person can eat in one sitting, thereby ensuring they feel full after consuming just a small portion of food.
 
 
 What are Enteroendocrine Cells?
 
What are Enteroendocrine Cells?Enteroendocrine cells are specialized cells found within the gastrointestinal tract, stomach and pancreas. They produce and release hormones in response to a number of stimuli. The hormones may be released into the bloodstream to generate systemic effects or may be distributed as local messengers. They may also stimulate a nervous response.
 
 
 Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
 
Weight Loss After Bariatric SurgeryAlso called weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery is an operation performed to reduce the size of the stomach and help people to lose weight if they have become severely or morbidly obese.
 
 
 Taste Changes Following Bariatric Surgery
 
Taste Changes Following Bariatric SurgeryAlso known as weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery is a procedure carried out to help people who are severely or morbidly obese, to lose weight.
 
 
 Metabolic Syndrome and Bariatric Surgery
 
Metabolic Syndrome and Bariatric SurgeryAlso called weight loss surgery, bariatric surgery is a procedure used to treat people who have become dangerously obese.