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2013-10-14 23:01:48

The Firm is investigating Januvia lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to their use of Januvia. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Januvia lawsuits ( http://www.januvialawsuithelp.com/), as well as product liability claims involving other incretin mimetic drugs, are preparing to move forward in a multidistrict litigation established in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein...

2013-10-02 12:49:09

Results support low-fat, low-calorie diet as preventive measure against disease Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that mice made obese by high-calorie, high-fat diets develop abnormally high numbers of lesions known to be precursors to pancreas cancer. This is the first study to show a direct causative link in an animal model between obesity and risk of this deadly cancer. The study, published Sept. 30 in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, was...

2013-09-30 23:20:00

The Firm is investigating Januvia lawsuits on behalf of patients who were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after taking Januvia to treat Type 2 diabetes. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The federal multidistrict litigation established in California federal court for Januvia lawsuits (http://www.thejanuvialawsuit.com/) and other product liability claims involving a class of Type 2 diabetes drugs called incretin mimetics has begun to move forward, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...

2013-09-24 23:00:31

DrugRisk is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The diabetes drug safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet. A federal multidistrict litigation court recently created to handle lawsuits alleging the drugs caused pancreatic cancer has issued the latest update on case...

2013-09-06 23:21:39

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about the type-2 diabetes drug Victoza. The law firm now works with experienced lawyers, who are filing cancer lawsuits. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection used to control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetes patients. This medicine increases insulin while making the stomach feel full. The FDA approved this drug in January 2010 and it earned more than $2.3 billion in sales its first year...

2013-08-27 23:03:28

Byetta lawsuits pending in the new multidistrict litigation allege the drug’s makers failed to warn of a possible connection between Byetta and pancreatic cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/), as well as all other federally-filed product liability claims involving the incretin mimetic class of diabetes drugs, have been transferred to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, for pretrial proceedings,...

2013-08-27 23:02:18

Januvia lawsuits pending in the newly-formed multidistrict litigation claim Merck & Co. failed to provide adequate warnings about the possible association between the use of Januvia and pancreatic cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Januvia lawsuits continue to move forward, (http://www.thejanuvialawsuit.com/ ) following a decision by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer all federally-filed product liability claims involving Januvia and...

2013-08-17 23:04:07

Resource4thePeople will update consumers about petition to consolidate federal lawsuits alleging links between Byetta and other diabetes drugs and pancreatitis or thyroid cancer. As litigation proceeds national network of attorneys continues to offer free consultations about legal rights to seek compensation in wake of FDA announcement about concerns over pancreatitis. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople...


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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