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This suggested that the stomach pumps ghrelin into the bloodstream and the hormone then travels to the pituitary where it spurs the release of growth hormone.
In 1869, Adolf Kussmaul (1822-1902) pioneered the treatment of stomach diseases by use of the stomach pump and tube.
Iris Law had to endure a stomach pump and brain scan following the incident at an exclusive club in London's West End, the Sun newspaper reported this morning.