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2013-11-05 23:31:42

Commack, New York law firm, Rudolph F.X. Migliore, P.C., is accepting cases from individuals who took the prescription medication Januvia, Janumet, Byetta or Victoza and later developed pancreatic cancer. Commack, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 New York law firm Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. has announced they are now accepting cases on behalf of individuals who used the type-2 diabetes medication Januvia, Janumet, Byetta or Victoza and who later developed pancreatic or thyroid cancer....

Diabetes Treatment Potential From Inside Pancreatic Beta Cells
2013-10-30 05:09:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A fat recycling system contained within pancreatic beta cells helps regulate the amount of insulin they secrete, making them a potential target for new and novel ways to treat diabetes, according to new research appearing online in the journal Diabetologia. The pancreas is the organ that produces the precise amount of insulin needed by our bodies when we eat, but when a person develops diabetes, the production of the hormone...

2013-10-24 08:35:55

-- Unique Approach Lets Patients Earn Free Health-Related Products As They Test Their Blood Glucose to Help Manage Their Diabetes -- MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To help patients with diabetes better understand and manage their condition, LifeScan, Inc., makers of the nation's top selling OneTouch(®) Brand of blood glucose monitors, has become a sponsor of HealthyOutcomes.com, an incentive-based diabetes education website. Developed by David Kliff, founder of the...

Researchers Use New 3D Method To Grow Miniature Pancreas
2013-10-15 12:48:09

University of Copenhagen An international team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells. The future goal is to use this model to help in the fight against diabetes. The research results has just been published in the scientific journal Development. Professor Anne Grapin-Botton and her team at the Danish Stem Cell Centre have developed a three-dimensional culture method which...

Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Aid In Future Transplant Therapies
2013-10-10 14:38:50

University of Cambridge A new method for creating stem cells for the human liver and pancreas, which could enable both cell types to be grown in sufficient quantities for clinical use, has been developed by scientists. Using the technique, researchers have for the first time been able to grow a pure, self-renewing population of stem cells specific to the human foregut, the upper section of the human digestive system. These so-called "Foregut stem cells" could then be developed...

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 23:22:37

The Firm is currently investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of patients who may have developed pancreatic cancer due to the use of the Type 2 diabetes drug. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Dozens of Byetta lawsuit (http://www.byettalawsuit2013.com/) claims filed on behalf of plaintiffs who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes drug have begun to move forward in a multidistrict litigation recently established in U.S. District Court,...

2013-06-27 16:25:31

Funding Supports Islet Cell Transplantation NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc., (OTC.BB: ISLT) a biotechnology company engaged in the research, development and commercialization of patented technologies for people with diabetes, announced today that Dr. Jonathan Lakey, Associate Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at the University of California Irvine and Chief Scientific Officer and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of Islet Sciences,...

2013-05-30 08:29:44

Highest Lipase Dose Now Available On the Market NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that a new, higher-dose capsule of CREON(®) (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules is commercially available in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved CREON in a 36,000 lipase-unit dose to treat patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis, swelling of the pancreas that...

Stem Cells And New Drug Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes
2013-05-30 04:49:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Damage caused to insulin-producing cells by the immune systems of type 1 diabetes patients could be more damaging than previously believed, but a University of Missouri scientist believes that their new discovery could lead to the development of a potential cure for the condition. Individuals suffering from type 1 diabetes rely upon their daily insulin injections in order to survive, and without those shots their body´s...


Latest Pancreas Reference Libraries

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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