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2011-06-14 08:30:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an infant-specific dose of CREON(R) (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules to treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF).

2011-04-11 21:42:42

Solving part of a medical mystery, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have established a link between molecules found in an inflamed pancreas and the early formation of pancreatic cancer – a discovery that may help scientists identify new ways to detect, monitor and treat this deadly disease.

2011-03-22 16:02:53

A Cardiff University-led study has discovered that a protein provides protection against the effects of alcohol in the pancreas.

2011-01-06 13:45:39

The use of combined treatments for severe acute pancreatitis is safe and effective in managing the disease, resulting in shorter hospitalizations and fewer radiological procedures than standard therapy.

2010-07-02 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-05-12 11:52:23

A recent case report published on May 14, 2010 in World Journal of Gastroenterology describes the imaging features of a ruptured superior mesenteric artery aneurysm, which created a giant hematoma and mimicked a pancreatic mass, with mild dilatation of main pancreatic duct.

2010-05-03 13:22:40

Quality-of-life measures used routinely to assess treatment outcomes for patients with pancreatic disease may be used to predict both malignancy and survival for those patients, according to a study by Henry Ford Hospital.

2010-05-03 07:02:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the U.S.

2010-02-24 14:06:56

As a result of improved imaging technology, pancreatic cysts are increasingly diagnosed in asymptomatic individuals who undergo scans for other reasons.


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