Latest pancreas disorders Stories

2013-05-20 23:16:54

Gilman Law LLP is Investigating Byetta Lawsuits on Behalf of Victims of Pancreatic Cancer Side Effects, Allegedly Associated with Byetta, Januvaia, Victoza, and other Diabetes Drugs Known as Incretin Mimetics. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Gilman Law LLP, a leading pharmacy law and defective drug plaintiffs´ law firm investigating Byetta lawsuits, is troubled by a new study that reveals that pancreatic cancer reports associated with Byetta and similar type 2 diabetes drugs are...

2013-05-10 23:27:01

Consumer inquiries about legal rights increase after FDA announces investigation into Januvia and other diabetes drugs over research study linking medications to pancreatitis. Free legal consultations now being offered by Resource4thePeople national network of attorneys. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/januvia.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its attorneys are offering free legal consultations to patients who used a certain...

2013-05-02 23:25:22

DrugRisk is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The diabetes drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing new information on the site for those taking the medication Januvia. A recent study suggests the drug may have higher occurrence rates of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer than traditional pills****. DrugRisk was created to improve patient...

2013-04-18 23:02:02

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) April 18, 2013 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugRisk.com are announcing the launch of a new resource center for patients who have taken the diabetes drug Januvia, amid warnings that the drug may be related to pancreatic cancer and thyroid cancer. The goal of DrugRisk is to improve patient safety by providing...

2013-03-24 23:02:01

Recently, the law offices of d´Oliveira & Associates issued a new infographic providing information on the type-2 diabetes drug, Byetta, and recent medical studies assessing the safety of the drug. (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Approved by the FDA in April 2005, Byetta is a type-2 diabetes drug used to control glucose levels. Adverse Events, an organization that standardizes FDA adverse event reports, has processed 38,730 adverse events concerning Byetta and 1,733 of these reports allege...

FDA Launches Probe Into Diabetes Drug Over Pancreatic Cancer Risk
2013-03-15 15:35:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking into findings published by a group of researchers suggesting diabetes drugs have a link to pancreatic cancer. The FDA said it is reviewing unpublished findings that suggest pre-cancerous cellular changes could be associated with specific Type 2 diabetes drugs known as incretin mimetics. These findings were based on examination of a small number of pancreatic tissue specimens...

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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