45-yr-old organ donor saves 5 lives

A 45-year-old man died due to critical illness at a hospital here but has helped save the lives of five other persons when his liver, pancreas, kidneys and corneas were donated.

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

Red wine may be harmful for pregnant women

A new study has claimed that red wine may not be good women who are expecting as its "healthy" ingredient could actually harm the unborn child's pancreas.

Insulin may treat acute pancreatitis

Insulin, which is normally released from the beta cells of the pancreas, can protect the cells of the pancreas from acute pancreatitis - a disease for which there is currently no treatment, says a study.

New target for treating pancreatic cancer

In a new ray of hope for the deadly pancreatic cancer patients, scientists have identified a protein that can be targeted for treating the disease.

Artificial pancreas can restrain diabetes epidemic: Study

People with Type 1 diabetes walk an endless tightrope daily, monitoring their blood glucose levels and manually taking insulin by injection or from a pump. Not any more.

New pathway connected to Type 2 diabetes discovered

Scientists have discovered a cellular pathway that is responsible for keeping blood sugar levels low in obese or pre- diabetic people, and may prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Why is pancreatic cancer so dangerous?

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.

How stem cells decide liver, pancreas formation

How do stem cells decide whether to become liver cells or pancreatic cells during development?

Eyes are windows to study body glucose levels

The endocrine part of the pancreas, the Islets of Langerhans, produces and secretes insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.

Myth or fact: Does consuming too much sugar cause diabetes?

A common myth which is generally associated with this lifestyle disease is that consuming too much sugar causes diabetes.

Miniature pancreas grown using new 3D method

Researchers have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells.

Soon, damaged pancreas` could heal themselves

Scientists have successfully grown stem cells, which have the ability to develop into two different types of cells that make up a healthy pancreas.

Pancreas capable of `regenerating` insulin-producing cells perpetually

Researchers have shown that mice`s pancreas have cells, which are capable of being converted into insulin-producing beta cells.

Diabetes: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Diabetes also called as diabetes mellitus is a metabolism disorder.

New treatment for diabetes on the anvil?

A new treatment to cure Type 1 diabetes is on the anvil, after scientist discovered a way to "kick-start" the pancreas, thus reducing the need for daily insulin jabs.

How your brain could help fix your diabetes

The cure for diabetes could be sitting in our brains, Japanese researchers say.

How your brain could help fix your diabetes

The cure for diabetes could be sitting in our brains, Japanese researchers say.

Artificial pancreas to eliminate insulin shots

Two Indian American researchers in the US are developing an artificial pancreas to deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible.

Artificial pancreas to eliminate insulin shots

Two Indian American researchers in the US are developing an artificial pancreas to deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible.