Enema: A solution or compound that is introduced into the RECTUM with the purpose of cleansing the COLON or for diagnostic procedures.Barium Sulfate: A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.Cell Death: The termination of the cell's ability to carry out vital functions such as metabolism, growth, reproduction, responsiveness, and adaptability.Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Administration, Rectal: The insertion of drugs into the rectum, usually for confused or incompetent patients, like children, infants, and the very old or comatose.Death: Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.Mesalamine: An anti-inflammatory agent, structurally related to the SALICYLATES, which is active in INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. It is considered to be the active moiety of SULPHASALAZINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)Diverticulum, Colon: A pouch or sac opening from the COLON.Sigmoidoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the sigmoid flexure.Phosphorothioate Oligonucleotides: Modified oligonucleotides in which one of the oxygens of the phosphate group is replaced with a sulfur atom.Colitis, Ulcerative: Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.Colonoscopy: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the luminal surface of the colon.Rectum: The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.Proctocolitis: Inflammation of the RECTUM and the distal portion of the COLON.Colonic Diseases: Pathological processes in the COLON region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Intussusception: A form of intestinal obstruction caused by the PROLAPSE of a part of the intestine into the adjoining intestinal lumen. There are four types: colic, involving segments of the LARGE INTESTINE; enteric, involving only the SMALL INTESTINE; ileocecal, in which the ILEOCECAL VALVE prolapses into the CECUM, drawing the ILEUM along with it; and ileocolic, in which the ileum prolapses through the ileocecal valve into the COLON.Death, Sudden, Cardiac: Unexpected rapid natural death due to cardiovascular collapse within one hour of initial symptoms. It is usually caused by the worsening of existing heart diseases. The sudden onset of symptoms, such as CHEST PAIN and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, particularly VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA, can lead to the loss of consciousness and cardiac arrest followed by biological death. (from Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 7th ed., 2005)Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.Proctitis: INFLAMMATION of the MUCOUS MEMBRANE of the RECTUM, the distal end of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Aminosalicylic Acids: A group of 2-hydroxybenzoic acids that can be substituted by amino groups at any of the 3-, 4-, 5-, or 6-positions.Brain Death: A state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity, including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary movements, responses to stimuli, brain stem reflexes, and spontaneous respirations. Reversible conditions which mimic this clinical state (e.g., sedative overdose, hypothermia, etc.) are excluded prior to making the determination of brain death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp348-9)Fecal Impaction: Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.Ileal Diseases: Pathological development in the ILEUM including the ILEOCECAL VALVE.Chlorpropamide: A sulfonylurea hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p277)Journal Impact Factor: A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.Wine: Fermented juice of fresh grapes or of other fruit or plant products used as a beverage.Paternity: Establishing the father relationship of a man and a child.Bulimia: Eating an excess amount of food in a short period of time, as seen in the disorder of BULIMIA NERVOSA. It is caused by an abnormal craving for food, or insatiable hunger also known as "ox hunger".TexasPharmacies: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.Pharmacy: The practice of compounding and dispensing medicinal preparations.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Community Pharmacy Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided to the public through community pharmacies.Awareness: The act of "taking account" of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of, nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.Consumer Health Information: Information intended for potential users of medical and healthcare services. There is an emphasis on self-care and preventive approaches as well as information for community-wide dissemination and use.Coffee: A beverage made from ground COFFEA beans (SEEDS) infused in hot water. It generally contains CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE unless it is decaffeinated.Caffeine: A methylxanthine naturally occurring in some beverages and also used as a pharmacological agent. Caffeine's most notable pharmacological effect is as a central nervous system stimulant, increasing alertness and producing agitation. It also relaxes SMOOTH MUSCLE, stimulates CARDIAC MUSCLE, stimulates DIURESIS, and appears to be useful in the treatment of some types of headache. Several cellular actions of caffeine have been observed, but it is not entirely clear how each contributes to its pharmacological profile. Among the most important are inhibition of cyclic nucleotide PHOSPHODIESTERASES, antagonism of ADENOSINE RECEPTORS, and modulation of intracellular calcium handling.Chlorogenic Acid: A naturally occurring phenolic acid which is a carcinogenic inhibitor. It has also been shown to prevent paraquat-induced oxidative stress in rats. (From J Chromatogr A 1996;741(2):223-31; Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 1996;60(5):765-68).Coffea: A plant genus of the family RUBIACEAE. It is best known for the COFFEE beverage prepared from the beans (SEEDS).Product Labeling: Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a product or its container or wrapper. It includes purpose, effect, description, directions, hazards, warnings, and other relevant information.Tea: The infusion of leaves of CAMELLIA SINENSIS (formerly Thea sinensis) as a beverage, the familiar Asian tea, which contains CATECHIN (especially epigallocatechin gallate) and CAFFEINE.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Quackery: The fraudulent misrepresentation of the diagnosis and treatment of disease.Naturopathy: A drugless system of therapy, making use of physical forces such as air, light, water, heat, massage. Treatments are often diet- and nutrition-oriented with attention given to the patient's personal history and lifestyle. (From Cassileth, Alternative Medicine Handbook, 1998, p329)Licensure, Dental: The granting of a license to practice dentistry.Institute of Medicine (U.S.): Identifies, for study and analysis, important issues and problems that relate to health and medicine. The Institute initiates and conducts studies of national policy and planning for health care and health-related education and research; it also responds to requests from the federal government and other agencies for studies and advice.Nostrums: Medicines whose effectiveness is unproven and whose ingredients are often secret.Tomography Scanners, X-Ray Computed: X-ray image-detecting devices that make a focused image of body structures lying in a predetermined plane from which more complex images are computed.Licensure: The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.Strontium Isotopes: Stable strontium atoms that have the same atomic number as the element strontium, but differ in the atomic weight. Sr-84, 86, 87, and 88 are the stable strontium isotopes.Physiology: The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.Gastrointestinal Tract: Generally refers to the digestive structures stretching from the MOUTH to ANUS, but does not include the accessory glandular organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).BooksMicrovirus: A genus of bacteriophages of the family MICROVIRIDAE. The genome consists of isometric single-stranded DNA.Solar Activity: Any type of variation in the appearance of energy output of the sun. (NASA Thesaurus, 1994)Visible Human Projects: Digital image data sets, consisting of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.
  • The treatment seemed simple enough - dilute fresh stool (from a screened donor) with normal saline, filter, and administer the liquid, teeming with healthy bacteria, as a retention enema. (townsendletter.com)
  • This, he said, stimulated autonomic nervous system in the same way caffeine does when consumed orally and activated the release of bile in the liver, cleared even more of the gastro-intestinal tract and removed more toxins than a normal enema. (wikipedia.org)
  • The enemas are said to widen the bile ducts of the liver so toxins can be released. (cancer.gov)
  • If you have enemas done regularly, then over time, the stretch receptors in your intestinal walls may recalibrate to this greater degree of stretching and even become numb to the stretching that occurs with regular amounts of food and liquids that you ingest. (drbenkim.com)
  • An autopsy performed after the death of a 58-year-old Texas man in 2004 showed he had been given an enema with enough sherry to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.47 percent. (dispatch.com)
  • Expect to hear some strange noises from your gut and a strong urge to go to the toilet, but try and retain the enema for at least 15 minutes. (care2.com)
  • Initially, it might be hard to retain the enema. (bestenemakits.review)
  • If you are unable to retain the enema well, consider using even less water. (bestenemakits.review)
  • This design prevents the fluid inside the body from leaking out and allows the enema recipient to relax his or her muscles for the duration of the enema. (wisegeek.com)
  • Before giving yourself an enema there are a few precautions you should take. (yogawiz.com)
  • Therefore, her doctors started daily local administration of 3 and half ounces of prewarmed coconut oil as a rectal enema. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • This exploratory Phase 2a study is a first-in-patient study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, biomarker effect and efficacy of PUR 0110 rectal enema in patients with active mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis (UC). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Eligible patients will be randomly assigned to receive either PUR 0110 250 mg, 500 mg or 1000 mg or placebo rectal enema in a 1:1:1:1 ratio. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • For those of you who prefer the DIY route, a homemade enema can be made using common ingredients usually found in the house. (yogawiz.com)
  • From building shelters out of animal rib cages to that 'Oh God, no he didn't' homemade enema, the man has wiggled his way past death time and time again on Discovery's 'Man vs. Wild. (gq.com)
  • SOUL ENEMA are a band out of Israel who play Prog- Metal with a lot of humour. (progarchives.com)
  • Wonderfully diverse folk-infused Prog Metal expanding a tradition from the Middle East that includes bands like ORPHANED LAND and MYRATH, Constantin Glantz's SOUL ENEMA is a huge surprise and revelation to me. (progarchives.com)
  • Soul Enema from Israel is a new band to most of you. (progarchives.com)
  • Each one had some musical background before Soul Enema, but nothing really serious up to that point. (progarchives.com)
  • Well, for me "Soul Enema" means exposing the emotions through creativity. (progarchives.com)
  • It may sound a bit immodest, but i do think, that it may serve a decent picture of everything worthy, that we have done under "Soul Enema" moniker in the last decade. (progarchives.com)
  • If you needed immediate lifesaving treatment during the 17th and 18th centuries, you might have found yourself being given a tobacco enema. (howstuffworks.com)
  • A return to life through smoke sounds far-fetched, but apparently the ol' tobacco enema did work sometimes. (atlasobscura.com)
  • If meconium ileus is likely, follow the contrast enema with a therapeutic water-soluble contrast (Gastrografin) enema. (medscape.com)
  • In addition, evidence supports performing contrast enema using fluoroscopy in very low birth weight infants (average gestation age and weight, 27 wk and 788 g) in order to ensure that contrast reaches the distal ileum. (medscape.com)
  • Dose-ranging study of mesalamine (PENTASA) enemas in the treatment of acute ulcerative proctosigmoid. (biomedsearch.com)
  • The autopsy conducted by Dr. Thomas Noguchi, then deputy medical examiner, concluded that Monroe, 36, died of acute barbiturate poisoning, and her death was termed a "probable suicide. (latimes.com)
  • Intended local therapy with short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) enemas was not possible, as-to our knowledge-no pharmacological formulation of SCFAs is available and we did not find any compounding pharmacy. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • HOUSTON (Reuters) - Charges have been dropped against a Texas woman who was accused of giving her husband a sherry enema that killed him, the prosecutor in the case said on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
  • Enema with a solution of immunomodulator drugs like corticosteroids is sometimes used for treatment of ulcerative colitis. (md-health.com)
  • Apparently looking for an alternative approach, the doctors found earlier research [1,that short-chain fatty acids administered locally through enemas had been used to successfully treat colitis. (healthimpactnews.com)
  • Cleansing enemas are designed to stimulate the bowels to quickly expel fecal matter and the solution. (zyto.com)
  • These may include enemas, saunas or steam showers, lymphatic massage, dry brushing (using a special coarse brush in the shower to stimulate and drain your lymph nodes), or various yoga asanas. (wholehealthmd.com)
  • Any sharp edges could seriously injure the enema recipient and potentially even cause death. (wisegeek.com)
  • Her practitioner also mentioned "chelation" - a potentially dangerous method of using chemicals to remove heavy metals from the bloodstream - and she was aware of another Facebook group pushing "Mineral Miracle Solution" (MMS), a much-hyped cure-all substance that is in fact a form of chlorine-based bleach, often given as an enema. (buzzfeed.com)