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Latest pancreas disorders Stories

Bitter Melon Juice Prevents Pancreatic Cancer In Mice
2013-03-13 08:20:11

A new study reveals that bitter melon juice restricts the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metabolize glucose, thus cutting the cells' energy source and eventually killing them.

2013-02-26 10:41:14

A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that cortisone – a hormone used in certain medicines – increases the risk of acute pancreatitis.

2013-02-26 10:28:18

People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis.

2013-02-25 23:04:05

Law Firm Offers a No Win - No Fee Promise for alleged clients injured from the oral insulin medication, Januvia, used to treat Type 2 Diabetes.

2013-02-13 23:00:33

The Law Firm of d'Oliveira & Associates Offers "No Win No Fee Promise" For clients injured from the insulin injection Byetta, used to treat Type 2 Diabetes.

2013-01-14 23:01:48

Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic answers about how pets can be affected when given people food. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 The holidays


Latest pancreas disorders Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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