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2014-05-28 14:29:39

The JAMA Network Journals In certain patients with abdominal pain after gallbladder removal (cholecystectomy), undergoing an endoscopic procedure involving the bile and pancreatic ducts did not result in fewer days with disability due to pain, compared to a placebo treatment, according to a study in the May 28 issue of JAMA. Post-cholecystectomy pain is a common clinical problem. More than 700,000 patients undergo cholecystectomy each year in the United States, and at least 10 percent...

2014-04-30 10:31:21

Researchers capture circulating pancreas cells in the bloodstream during early stages of pancreatic cancer Cancer cells are on the move in the bloodstream in the very early stage of pancreatic cancer, and can be detected before cancer is diagnosed, according to research by the University of Michigan Health System. In a study of 51 patients, researchers used a state-of-the art microfluidic device to capture circulating pancreas epithelial cells in 33 percent of patients with early...

2014-04-23 12:30:30

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Pancreatic Cancer - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/opportunityanalyzer_pancreatic_cancer_opportunity_analysis_forecasts_2017.html OpportunityAnalyzer: Pancreatic Cancer - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 SummaryWith five-year survival only approximately 5%, pancreatic cancer is characterized...

2014-04-17 23:01:33

The Firm is actively evaluating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the incretin mimetic. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 More than 30 federal cases have joined a federal diabetes drug litigation that includes an increasing number of Byetta lawsuit (http://www.byettalawsuit.com/) filings, as well as claims over similarly-designed medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. Court documents...

2014-04-09 23:02:58

Comprehensive research report “OpportunityAnalyzer: Pancreatic Cancer - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017” worked out by GlobalData is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, by 2017-end, pancreatic cancer sales are projected to rise to USD 1.63 billion in the US and 5EU. London, UK (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The pancreatic cancer market value in the US and 5EU (the six major markets, or 6MM) in 2012 was USD 529 million. Just over 50% of pancreatic cancer...

2014-03-10 23:27:46

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medication Byetta and other...

2014-02-27 23:37:06

National network of lawyers continues offer of complimentary consultations to consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Januvia, Byetta, Janumet and Victoza and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest update for consumers following allegations in lawsuits* claiming that the use of the diabetes medications Januvia,...

2014-02-27 18:49:40

Link Between Illnesses May Help Doctors Catch Some Cancer Earlier In a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Louis University researchers have found a link between acute pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas) and pancreatic cancer, a finding which may eventually lead to some pancreatic cancers being detected earlier. Principle investigator Banke Agarwal, M.D., associate professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at Saint Louis University, says the...

2014-01-29 23:04:46

The Firm is currently evaluating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, or pancreatitis due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes drugs. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 As Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com ) continue to mounts in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that plaintiffs in federally-filed lawsuits involving allegations that use of the drug caused thyroid cancer have filed a...

2014-01-23 23:29:58

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking compensation in lawsuits alleging links between diabetes medications Victoza, Janumet, Januvia and Byetta and pancreatic cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/victoza-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about allegations...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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