Latest chronic pancreatitis Stories

2009-06-10 07:44:05

Only very heavy alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking appears to raise a person's risk for chronic pancreatitis, according to a new study.

2009-05-01 07:03:00

- Therapy is medically-necessary for thousands of patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions - MARIETTA, Ga., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S.

2009-04-19 09:39:39

An herb recently found to kill pancreatic cancer cells also appears to inhibit development of pancreatic cancer as a result of its anti-inflammatory properties, according to researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.

2009-01-06 16:55:55

Anti-oxidant supplements can effectively relieve pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis, researchers in India say.

2009-01-02 08:21:32

Antioxidant supplementation was found to be effective in relieving pain and reducing levels of oxidative stress in patients with chronic pancreatitis.

2008-10-23 09:00:10

Altus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTU) announced today that the Trizytek( TM) (liprotamase) Phase 3 efficacy study results will be presented at oral and poster sessions at the 2008 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Orlando, FL on October 23 and 24.

2008-09-24 09:00:13

By Herrmann, Ken Eckel, Florian; Schmidt, Stefan; Scheidhauer, Klemens; Krause, Bernd Joachim; Kleeff, Joerg; Schuster, Tibor; Wester, Hans- Juergen; Friess, Helmut; Schmid, Roland M; Schwaiger, Markus; Buck, Andreas K We have determined the ability of PET with the thymidine analog 3'-deoxy-3'-^sup 18^F-fluorothymidine (FLT) to detect pancreatic cancer and to differentiate malignant from benign pancreatic lesions.

2008-09-04 09:00:09

By Fuentes-Orozco, Clotilde Cervantes-Guevara, Gabino; Mucino- Hernandez, Ivette; Lopez-Ortega, Alejandro; Ambriz-Gonzalez, Gabriela; Gutierrez-de-la-Rosa, Jose Luis; Gomez-Herrera, Efrain; Hermosillo-Sandoval, Jose Manuel; Gonzalez-Ojeda, Alejandro Background: The effect of parenteral GLN on recovery from severe acute pancreatitis has not been thoroughly investigated.

2008-08-29 03:00:19

By Kim, Tad Grobmyer, Stephen R; Dixon, Lisa R; Hochwald, Steven N We present an interesting case of a 62-year-old woman with a 3- month history of vague, left-sided abdominal pain. CT imaging revealed a hypodense lesion in the tail of the pancreas.

2008-08-11 18:00:14

Altus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTU) announced today that its Phase 3 efficacy trial of Trizytek(TM) (porcine-free enzymes) in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) successfully met its primary endpoint of improvement in fat absorption.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.