Latest pancreas disorders Stories

2013-11-25 23:01:23

The Firm is now evaluating Byetta lawsuits that allege a link between the use of Byetta and pancreatic cancer, as well as pancreatitis and thyroid cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 As Byetta lawsuit (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/ ) claims continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study which supports an association between incretin mimetics like Byetta and pancreatic impairment, most notably pancreatitis....

2013-11-22 23:03:32

During the holiday season, pet owners are more likely to give pets a people food treat. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic helps pet owners understand what can happen when pets eat people food. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 As the holidays approach it is that time again when everyone enjoys eating delicious foods. As pet owners enjoy their food they may see pets watching longingly. Since it is a special occasion and pet owners love to see their pets happy, owners think, “a...

2013-11-09 23:01:50

The Firm is actively investigating potential Januvia lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 The federal multidistrict litigation established for Januvia lawsuits (http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com) will hold its next Status Conference on November 21, 2013, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court filings, at...

2013-11-08 23:01:20

The Firm is evaluating potential Byetta lawsuits alleging an association between the use of Byetta and pancreatic cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/) and other product liability claims involving the use of diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics continue to move forward in a multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court...

2013-11-07 13:14:20

Group of four screening characteristics offers more reliable identification Researchers from the University of Missouri have found a more accurate laboratory method for diagnosing pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The disease causes more than 38,000 deaths each year in the United States, and kills 94 percent of people with the illness within five years, according to the National Cancer Institute. "Pancreatic cancer can be difficult to...

2013-11-06 23:20:38

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Pancreatic Cancer - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022. London (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Summary Pancreatic cancer is one of the most fatal cancers around the world, with the highest incidence and mortality rates found in developed countries (Michaud, 2004). Pancreatic cancer originates from transformed cells from tissues within the exocrine component of the pancreas. The most common type is adenocarcinoma associated...

2013-11-05 23:32:24

Judge issues schedule in consolidated federal cases alleging that diabetes medications Byetta, Januvia, Janumet and Victoza cause pancreatic cancers. Resource4thePeople announce continuation of free consultations for consumers seeking legal options for compensation. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today that it providing consumers who are following the progress of lawsuits alleging that a...

2013-10-30 23:23:12

The Firm is actively investigating potential Januvia lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer as a result of taking the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 A federal Januvia lawsuit litigation (http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com/) continued to progress in October with an initial status conference to discuss matters related to claims over the Type 2 diabetes drug, as well as other...

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...

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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.