Clinical trial evaluates key-hole and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients
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  September 18, 2017  
  Endocrinology  
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 Clinical trial evaluates key-hole and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patientsClinical trial evaluates key-hole and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients
 
A randomized clinical trial has compared key-hole (laparoscopic) surgery and open surgery in pancreatic cancer patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy, or the Whipple procedure.
 
 
 Carcinoid Tumours (Neuroendocrine)Carcinoid Tumours (Neuroendocrine)
 
The tumors that originate from the neuroendocrine cells and are derived from the primitive stem cells present in the gut walls are known as carcinoid tumors. Carcinoid tumors have a high potential for metastatic growth in organs such as kidneys, thymus, pancreas, liver, lungs, mediastinum, bronchus, prostate, and ovaries.
 
   Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes testsNovel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests
 
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making populationwide screening practical.
 
 Ultraviolet LEDs more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in the skin
 
Ultraviolet LEDs more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in the skinResearch published today in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) LED is more efficient than sunlight at producing vitamin D3 in skin samples.
 
 
 Research shows how bacteria inactivate common drug used to treat cancers
 
Research shows how bacteria inactivate common drug used to treat cancersTo the reasons that chemotherapy sometimes does not work, we can now add one more: bacteria. In a study published today in Science, researchers describe findings that certain bacteria can be found inside human pancreatic tumors.