Diabetes

Scientists discover a promising new target for diabetes treatment

Researchers have discovered a novel and druggable insulin inhibitory receptor, named 'inceptor.' The latest study from Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, the Technical University of Munich and the German Center for Diabetes Research ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop a new approach to detect pancreatic cancer

A protein found commonly in human blood might help with the detection of hard-to-diagnose pancreatic tumors. Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen and the University ...

Pancreas

The pancreas /ˈpæŋkriəs/ is a gland organ in the digestive and endocrine system of vertebrates. It is both an endocrine gland producing several important hormones, including insulin, glucagon, and somatostatin, as well as a digestive organ, secreting pancreatic juice containing digestive enzymes that assist the absorption of nutrients and the digestion in the small intestine. These enzymes help to further break down the carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in the chyme.

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