Massachusetts General Hospital to participate in PanFAM-1 hereditary pancreatic cancer risk study
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  February 14, 2018  
  Endocrinology  
  The latest endocrinology news from News Medical  
 Researchers receive major boost to explore long-standing paradigm in endocrinologyResearchers receive major boost to explore long-standing paradigm in endocrinology
 
A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside, seeking to upend a long-held theory explaining how hormones freely enter and exit cells, has received a major boost in the form of a $1 million award from the W. M. Keck Foundation.
 
   New AGA guideline focuses on critical decisions made during initial management of acute pancreatitisNew AGA guideline focuses on critical decisions made during initial management of acute pancreatitis
 
Management and treatment decisions made within the first 48 to 72 hours of hospital admission for acute pancreatitis patients can significantly alter the course of disease and duration of hospitalization.
 
   Endogenous peptide improves glucose and insulin tolerance and reduces body weight in miceEndogenous peptide improves glucose and insulin tolerance and reduces body weight in mice
 
Treating obese mice with catestatin, a peptide naturally occurring in the body, showed significant improvement in glucose and insulin tolerance and reduced body weight, report University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers.
 
 Massachusetts General Hospital to participate in PanFAM-1 hereditary pancreatic cancer risk study
 
Massachusetts General Hospital to participate in PanFAM-1 hereditary pancreatic cancer risk studyImmunovia AB today announced that Massachusetts General Hospital is to participate in PanFAM-1, a multicenter prospective validation study for the early diagnosis in high-risk individuals with Familial Pancreatic Cancer.
 
 
 Study helps explain why people feel hungrier after weight loss
 
Study helps explain why people feel hungrier after weight lossA new study has helped to explain why people who lose a lot of weight find it difficult to maintain a healthy diet in the long term.
 
 
 Study shows why insulin secretion does not work properly in type 2 diabetic individuals
 
Study shows why insulin secretion does not work properly in type 2 diabetic individualsIn a new study, researchers from the universities of Uppsala and Lund show why insulin secretion is not working properly in patients suffering from type-2 diabetes.
 
 
 Scientists discover rare hypertension disease gene
 
Scientists discover rare hypertension disease geneMore than a billion people worldwide suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension). Prolonged hypertension damages blood vessels, which can result in damage to the heart, the kidneys, and the brain. Possible consequences include heart attack, kidney failure, and stroke.
 
 
 Undergraduate researcher discovers genes linked to glioblastoma
 
Undergraduate researcher discovers genes linked to glioblastomaWhen Leland Dunwoodie, an undergraduate researcher in biochemistry, approached his PI about wanting to start research on "some human stuff" in the spring of 2016, he didn't imagine it would lead to the discovery of 22 genes that are implicated in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.
 
 
 Chemist finds how to control blood sugar without usual side effects
 
Chemist finds how to control blood sugar without usual side effectsChemist Robert Doyle in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University has figured out how to control glucose levels in the bloodstream without the usual side effects of nausea, vomiting or malaise.