Pancreas

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

A new study has found that obesity leads to 13 types of cancer inlcuding ​pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body

Apr 21, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
India's 'Miracle Man' donates heart, pancreas and corneas; gifts life to seven

India's 'Miracle Man' donates heart, pancreas and corneas; gifts life to seven

After being declared brain dead, he did not know that his vital organs would come handy in saving life of seven people.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:02 AM IST
Artificial pancreas can control diabetes in children

Artificial pancreas can control diabetes in children

The wearable artificial pancreas can track the patient`s blood sugar level and adjust the amount of insulin given to keep the blood sugar in a target range.

Apr 05, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer in new study

Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer in new study

According to a research, the onset of diabetes, or a rapid deterioration in existing diabetes that requires more aggressive treatment, could be a sign of early, hidden pancreatic cancer.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the most virulent forms of cancer.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

In a development that could potentially lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers have found that a protein that regulates the development of nerve cells also plays a role in prompting cells in the pancreas to release insulin, a hormone that helps to maintain a normal level of blood sugar.

Nov 16, 2016, 00:37 AM IST

Pancreatic cancer – Awareness of symptoms helps in early treatment

The causes of pancreatic cancer are not known. However, there are some risk factors that make developing pancreatic cancer more likely

Oct 03, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Acute pancreatitis: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Acute pancreatitis usually begins with gradual or sudden pain in the upper abdomen that sometimes extends to the back.

Jul 22, 2016, 10:39 AM IST