Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 22:02
Pancreatic cancer is so dangerous because it generally grows and spreads silently before it`s discovered, and which is a major reason why it`s a leading cause of cancer death.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 14:18
How do stem cells decide whether to become liver cells or pancreatic cells during development?
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:44
Scientists have transformed ordinary skin cells into insulin producing pancreatic cells in animal models, a breakthrough that may bring an end to the agony of daily jabs for diabetics.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:52
Researchers have developed a technique in animal models that could replenish the very cells destroyed by type 1 diabetes, thus taking a step towards freeing patients from the life-long injections that characterize this devastating disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 13:59
The endocrine part of the pancreas, the Islets of Langerhans, produces and secretes insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 14, 2013, 11:30
A common myth which is generally associated with this lifestyle disease is that consuming too much sugar causes diabetes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 16:58
Researchers have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:29
Scientists have successfully grown stem cells, which have the ability to develop into two different types of cells that make up a healthy pancreas.