The stomach moves to a rhythm of gentle contractions. Any change can be an early signal of gastric disease

Peng Du, University of Auckland and Peikai Zhang, University of Auckland

Our stomach is a wonderful organ that turns what we eat into the nutrients and energy we need to maintain our health. At first glance, it might appear as a simple extendable muscular bag, but it has many sophisticated divisions of labour and functions that continue to puzzle researchers.

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