Latest Pancreas Stories
SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "She has no evidence of cancer of any kind!" In the encouraging wake of her doctor's words, Rivi Litvin stepped out of a leading Los Angeles hospital,
Cancer cells are on the move in the bloodstream in the very early stage of pancreatic cancer, and can be detected before cancer is diagnosed.
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that Sweden—the country already thought to have the second highest prevalence of type 1 diabetes in the world—could have 2-3 times more adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes than previously estimated.
Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
London, Ontario-based Sernova Corp., is developing a better way to treat the disease involving the replacement of lost pancreatic islets, whose function is to read blood sugar levels and release
The Firm is investigating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, or thyroid cancer, allegedly due to their use of Byetta. New
Chinese researchers from Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University School of Medicine, BGI and other institutes identified the recurrent T372R mutation in the transcription factor YY1 (Yin Yang 1) are related with insulinoma oncogenesis, implicating a potential marker for the diagnosis and treatment of functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).
Pancreatic islet transplantation is a promising therapy for treating type 1 diabetes, but the majority of transplanted cells die soon after they are transplanted.
Company launches in-your-face-video to address disease stigmas & create dialogue. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Having diabetes is expensive
An innovative way to study glucose regulation in the body has been discovered by a research team from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. By transferring the vital insulin-producing cells from the pancreas to the eye, the team found that the eye can serve as a window through which health reports can be obtained from the pancreas.
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...