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Latest Pancreas Stories

2013-11-25 16:49:03

Pancreatic islet transplantation is a promising therapy for treating type 1 diabetes, but the majority of transplanted cells die soon after they are transplanted.

2013-11-20 23:25:01

Company launches in-your-face-video to address disease stigmas & create dialogue. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Having diabetes is expensive

Reading Eyes May Give Clues To Health Of The Pancreas
2013-11-19 06:05:40

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.

2013-11-07 13:14:20

Researchers from the University of Missouri have found a more accurate laboratory method for diagnosing pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

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

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.

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

An international team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells.

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

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.


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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