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2013-07-08 23:01:03

The Firm is currently investigating Januvia pancreatic cancer lawsuits, as well as Januvia pancreatitis and Januvia thyroid cancer product liability claims. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Januvia lawsuit claims filed on behalf of patients who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, or thyroid cancer due to their use of the type 2 diabetes drug continue to mount in courts throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, at least...

2013-07-08 08:26:44

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --When NFL Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw died of pancreatic cancer in 2008, it was the first time that many Americans had heard of the disease. Like many patients with this deadly cancer, the 63-year-old Upshaw died a short period after his diagnosis, shocking many football fans. The news of his death also shone a spotlight on a disease that, although rare, disproportionately affects African Americans....

2013-07-03 23:00:52

The Firm is currently investigating Januvia Lawsuits Involving Alleged Cases of Januvia Pancreatic Cancer, Januvia Pancreatitis, and Januvia Thyroid Cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 A new Januvia lawsuit website has been launched by Bernstein Liebhard LLP to provide information to individuals who may be concerned about potential Januvia side effects, including Januvia pancreatic cancer, Januvia pancreatitis and Januvia thyroid cancer. The website will also be updated...

2013-07-02 23:25:04

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) July 02, 2013 The diabetes drug safety center at DrugRisk.com is announcing new information on the site for patients taking the medications Januvia or Janumet. Health experts have called for new testing and data from manufacturers as a federal panel prepares to decide the fate of lawsuits alleging pancreatic cancer*. DrugRisk...

2013-06-28 23:26:41

National network of attorneys announces extended eligibility for complimentary consultations as more consumers inquire about their legal rights to seek compensation in wake of FDA announcement that it is investigating possible links between Byetta and other diabetes drugs and pancreatitis. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/byetta.html Resource4thePeople announced today extended time eligibilities for consumers who are seeking legal...

2013-06-28 23:02:56

The Firm is currently investigating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of patients who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer after taking the type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP has launched a new Byetta lawsuit website dedicated to providing information to patients who may have developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer as a result of the diabetes drug. The Firm is actively investigating the...

2013-06-21 23:03:07

The Firm is investigating Januvia lawsuits on behalf of patients who used this type 2 diabetes drug and were diagnosed with pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 As Januvia pancreatic cancer lawsuit claims continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new investigation by the British Medical Journal is raising serious questions about the safety of type 2 diabetes drugs like Januvia. According to the...

2013-06-20 23:02:48

The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of type 2 diabetics who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to Byetta. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Byetta pancreatic cancer lawsuit filings continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new investigation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has concluded that the pancreatic risks associated with incretin mimetics like Byetta may have been...

2013-06-19 23:02:30

The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, or thyroid cancer while using this medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 As Byetta lawsuit claims continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has called for an independent review of Byetta and similar diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics. According to a statement issued by the...

2013-06-19 23:01:11

The Firm is investigating Januvia lawsuits on behalf of alleged victims of Januvia pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 As Januvia lawsuit claims involving pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer continue to mount in courts throughout the U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently held a meeting to discuss the safety of Januvia and other diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics. According to a June...


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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