Latest Pancreatic disease Stories
The registry will bring together data from patients and cutting-edge researchers, all working to improve care and develop new and better therapies for individuals suffering from pancreatic diseases
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic recently discovered that, after removal of the entire pancreas, patients can better control their diabetes.
Minimally invasive procedure removed precancerous cyst, offers a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Eugene
By simply shining a tiny light within the small intestine, close to that organ's junction with the pancreas, physicians at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have been able to detect pancreatic cancer 100 percent of the time in a small study.
A rare genetic disorder has given researchers at the University of Exeter a surprising insight into how the pancreas develops.
Hope for better lungs! According to a recent study, the oral medication ivacaftor provides major, sustained improvement in lung function, growth and other signs and symptoms for cystic fibrosis patients.
Results of the pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial published in the Nov. 3, 2011 (embargoed 5 pm ET, Nov. 2, '11) New England Journal of Medicine, find that the oral medication ivacaftor (VX-770) provides major, sustained improvement in lung function, growth and other signs and symptoms for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.
Particular types of mouth bacteria, some of which are found in gum disease, are associated with the development of pancreatic cancer.
Researchers have identified an unconventional path that may correct the defect underlying cystic fibrosis.