News tagged with digestive enzymes
A DNA variant near a digestive enzyme does not only affect risk of developing diabetes but also affects the response to treatment, an international consortium of researchers including the University of Dundee has found.
Diabetes May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A gene with a colorful name – mindbomb 1 – plays a key role far beyond the brain. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that mindbomb 1 may be ...
Genetics Apr 05, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A recently described master regulator protein may explain the development of aberrant cell growth in the pancreas spurred by inflammation
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of scientists has observed that the well-studied protein Sirtuin-1, known for helping cells live longer, also appears to play an important role in pancreatic cancer.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the University of California, San Diego published in the Jan. 23 issue of Science Translational Medicine moves researchers closer to understanding and developing treatments for shock, sepsis ...
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly ...
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 1 |
Selective targeting of the neurotransmitter that differentially affects brain cells that control the two distinct functions of the pancreas may allow for new medication therapies for conditions like diabetes, dyspepsia and ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It is likely that the protein is also highly significant for other inflammatory diseases.
Immunology Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A diet rich in vegetables could help stave off the development of the serious condition acute pancreatitis, suggests a large study published online in the journal Gut.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
On September 12, 2011, a Springfield, Virginia man arrived at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) in the early stages of liver failure. The man had mistakenly eaten poisonous mushrooms, handpicked from his yard. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(AP) -- Pancreatic cancer is notoriously lethal - there are almost as many deaths from it each year as there are new cases. The deaths this week of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobelist Ralph Steinman bring ...
Cancer Oct 08, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(AP) -- There are almost as many deaths from it each year as there are new cases. The deaths this week of Apple founder Steve Jobs and Nobelist Ralph Steinman bring unusual attention to this less-well-known ...
Cancer Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0