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Latest pancreas disorders Stories

2013-10-02 12:49:09

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.

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

2013-09-24 23:00:31

DrugRisk is the Web’s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news.

2013-09-06 23:21:39

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about the type-2 diabetes drug Victoza.

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

2013-08-27 23:02:18

Januvia lawsuits pending in the newly-formed multidistrict litigation claim Merck & Co.

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.


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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