Acute Pancreatitis

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Byetta Problems Lead Public Citizen to Recommend Avoiding Use  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎ a total of 181 reports of acute pancreatitis with Byetta between April 2005 and March 2009, including 142 cases that required hospitalization. ...

Health Matters : What is Pancreatitis ?  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)Repeated episodes of acute pancreatitis can also permanently damage the gland. Abdominal injuries, particularly those that cause the pancreas to be injured ...

US HOT STOCKS: Black & Decker, Avis Budget Group Up After-Hours  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalFDA also updated safety information, adding information about association with acute pancreatitis and didn't give the drug a black-box warning label. ...

US HOT STOCKS: Ford, Human Genome, CIT, Encore Acquisition  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Wall Street JournalFDA also updated safety information, adding information about association with acute pancreatitis and didn't give the drug a black-box warning label. ...

AMT Starts Development LPLChip(TM) With Progenika  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersGlybera(R) therapy results in a significant and clinically important reduction in acute pancreatitis, the most debilitating complication of the disease. ...

DOWN At New Orleans' VOODOO EXPERIENCE; Interview, Performance Footage ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Blabbermouth.netRex is suffering from acute pancreatitis, a sudden inflammation of the pancreas which can have severe complications and high mortality despite treatment. ...

REX BROWN's PANTERA Bass Guitars Being Sold - Oct. 29, 2009  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Blabbermouth.netRex is suffering from acute pancreatitis, a sudden inflammation of the pancreas which can have severe complications and high mortality despite treatment. ...

Organ Lessons: The Pancreas  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎ (blog)Swelling or inflammation of the pancreas is called acute pancreatitis and could be caused by alcohol use or gallbladder problems, among other things. ...

CE Article: Nausea and Vomiting  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
EMS MagazineMegener K, Baillic J. Fortnightly review: Acute pancreatitis. BMJ 316:44, 1998. 4. Edlow JA, Newman-Toker DE, Savitz SI. Diagnosis and initial management of ...

Relationship between alcohol and Obesity  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Naples Daily NewsAlcohol can cause a potentially lethal inflammation of the pancreas, called acute pancreatitis. . Some people suffer from "second sleep insomnia"; ...

PM calls for united effort against dengue  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Viet Nam NewsDengue fever this year is coupled with such serious complications as acute pancreatitis, increased liver enzyme and pleural effusion, according to Chu Thi ...

AMLN, CIT, AAI, CAL, UAUA, BGFV, KOPN, PRGO Popular Stocks  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Ub NewsFDA also updated safety information, adding information about association with acute pancreatitis and didn't give the drug a black-box warning label. ...

Online Health Myths  -  15 Aug 2009
Inquirer.netEarly studies suggested acute pancreatitis. When Singaporean researchers looked into bangungot deaths among Thai guest workers, they thought the condition

What Is Acute Pancreatitis? What Causes Acute Pancreatitis?  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
Medical News TodayAcute pancreatitis is sudden while chronic pancreatitis is recurring or persistent. Some cases of pancreatitis may be mild and go away on their own and do

What Is Chronic Pancreatitis? What Causes Chronic Pancreatitis?  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
Medical News TodayChronic pancreatitis is usually the follow-on of repeated episodes of acute pancreatitis which lead to permanent damage of the pancreas.

i3 Drug Safety To Deliver 23 Presentations At ICPE 2009  -  ‎Aug 13, 2009‎ (press release)Diabetes Drugs and Acute Pancreatitis Several of the i3 Drug Safety presentations focus on diabetes, acute pancreatitis (AP), and the drug exenatide,

Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in patients ...  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)IntroductionGallstones are the most common cause of acute pancreatitis worldwide. Patients with severe acute biliary pancreatitis (SABP) constitute a

In vitro, but not in vivo, reversibility of peritoneal macrophages ...  -  ‎Jul 31, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Systemic inflammatory response syndrome is one of the major pathobiologic processes underlying severe acute pancreatitis and the degree of macrophage

Gall stones – in a nut-shell….  -  ‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Stabroek NewsAcute pancreatitis is the sudden onset inflammation of the pancreas, which is associated with severe abdominal pain. There are two aspects to the diagnosis

Friends of Jaclyn  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Bawaal - [ Technology Simplified ]In June 2005, she developed acute pancreatitis. This exacerbated her ability to not eat very well and still continues to have nausea and vomiting.

Gabapentin Teva  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Irish Medical TimesSpecial precautions: Consider discontinuation if acute pancreatitis develops. Caution in patients with mixed seizures including absences.

Gallstones can trigger pancreatitis  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
SunJournal.comThis is a common cause of acute pancreatitis. This condition can be mild, or it can be most agonizing and prolonged. You were lucky.

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Half Year Results 2009  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
TMCnet...accomplished by a significant and clinically important reduction in the incidence of acute pancreatitis in patients - Significant progress in research

护士外科护?学辅导:急  -  ‎Aug 10, 2009‎
青年人...急性胰腺炎(acute pancreatitis)是常?的急腹症之一,它?仅是胰腺的局部炎症,而且常涉?多个?器的全身性疾病。胰腺急性炎症较轻者有充血?水肿的改?;?者有出血

Amylin shares rise as Icahn raises stake  -  06 Feb 2009
Forbes,The drug was linked to cases of acute pancreatitis in 2008, raising concern over the approval of the company's next-generation diabetes treatment LAR.

Pensioner died after going into shock  -  Feb 5, 2009
Reading Evening Post,...examination recorded Mr Laine had died of shock which Dr Booth explained can be brought on by the inflamation as a result of acute pancreatitis.

Pancreatitis tied to spice-rich food, liquor  -  Jan 31, 2009
Indopia,New Delhi, Jan 31 Problems related to stomach, intestine and Hepatitis-B are caused due to acute pancreatitis which is becoming common in the country

AMT: Glybera(R) Lowers Pancreatitis Incidence Significantly  -  Jan 28, 2009
PR Newswire (press release),Recurrent acute pancreatitis is the most debilitating complication of Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency (LPLD) and is associated with significant morbidity and

Byetta Pancreatitis Problems Cause Sales and Amylin Stock to Fall  -  Jan 29, 2009 drug’s warning label in 2007, after the FDA warned that at least 30 cases of acute pancreatitis had been associated with use of the diabetes drug.

Gardasil: More Adverse Reactions and Scandals  -  Feb 4, 2009,For instance, after just one injection a 13-year-old girl was diagnosed with Acute Pancreatitis, spent nearly 100 days in the hospital, and underwent two

AQHA Executive Vice President Bill Brewer Stepping Down March 9  -  Feb 4, 2009
American Quarter Horse Journal,...“In July 2008, I got sick – really sick – with acute pancreatitis. I lost more than 70 pounds and spent more than a month in the hospital.

Eli Lilly & Co. Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript  -  Jan 29, 2009
Seeking Alpha,FDA action on Byetta monotherapy and on the Byetta label update including potential changes to the language on acute pancreatitis.

Amylin Sees Byetta Label, Monotherapy Decision In 1Q  -  Jan 12, 2009 the FDA that shows that there was no statistical difference in cases of acute pancreatitis in Byetta users compared with other diabetes patients.

Amylin expects 2 dissident slates for board  -  Feb 2, 2009
Forbes,In 2008, Byetta was linked to cases of acute pancreatitis, which both helped weigh down sales and raise concern over the approval of LAR,

Antioxidant Supplements May Offer Relief of Chronic Pancreatitis  -  Jan 11, 2009
HealthNews,A year ago and a half ago I was diagnosed with what emergency room doctors assumed was acute pancreatitis and now a year after my surgery to drain a large

Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc Q4 2008 Earnings Call Transcript  -  Jan 27, 2009
Seeking Alpha,BYETTA have no increased risk of acute pancreatitis compared with those initiating other diabetes therapies during the same period of observation.

How minor cat health issues become major  -  Jan 26, 2009
Montana's News Station,Acute pancreatitis may be life threatening, and inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition that can require dietary management and anti-inflammatory

Schwarzenegger seeks end to prison oversight  -  Jan 28, 2009
The Associated Press...pains died of a heart attack after waiting eight hours to see a doctor and another who complained for days of stomach pain died of acute pancreatitis.

Conyers Proposes Extending Statute of Limitations on Torture  -  Jan 26, 2009
The Public Record,In March 2004, then-Attorney General John Ashcroft was hospitalized with acute pancreatitis and it fell upon former Deputy Attorney General James Comey to

What is the best hangover remedy?  -  Jan 27, 2009
U Weekly,Not only will your body most likely pay the price with a mother of a hangover, binging comes with many health risks: acute pancreatitis, a painful and

Longtime community reporter David Richie dies  -  Jan 13, 2009
Sacramento Bee,Dávila David Richie, a Northern California journalist who reported for The Bee and its former Neighbors publication, died Monday of acute pancreatitis.

Patient recovering from bowel surgery died from MRSA  -  Jan 20, 2009
Irish Times,Mr Barrett, who suffered from acute pancreatitis and emphysema, began antibiotic treatment on January 8th once there was an indication of the condition.

Two more hooch deaths  -  Jan 29, 2009
Calcutta Telegraph,The death certificate of Jana, who died at National Medical College and Hospital, says the death was caused by acute pancreatitis, but local residents

Woman hopeful as she awaits 2nd liver transplant  -  Jan 15, 2009
Perry County Times,In addition, she developed Bell’s palsy, diabetes, acute pancreatitis, blockage of the bile ducts and lesions on the pancreas.

Patient killed by MRSA after routine surgery  -  Jan 22, 2009,Mr Barrett, who suffered from acute pancreatitis and emphysema, was commenced on antibiotic treatment on January 8, once there was an indication of the

Arterial infusion using gabexate mesilate: Is it effective therapy ...  -  Dec 29, 2008
EurekAlert (press release),Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) remains a lethal disease. It is defined as an inflammatory process of the pancreas with possible peripancreatic tissue and

How Does Hospital-acquired Infection Affect Acute Pancreatitis ...  -  Dec 15, 2008
MedscapeWhat is the burden of hospital-acquired infection on patients with acute pancreatitis? The authors used previously collected data on 11036 patients from 177

Holiday leftovers more pain than pleasure for your pet  -  Dec 9, 2008
News Chief,Acute pancreatitis is an all-too-common condition we see in dogs and even cats. There are many potential causes, but the result is the same,

WATERVILLE Public Works to private citizen  -  Dec 26, 2008
Morning Sentinel,He was hospitalized in Waterville and Portland this year for acute pancreatitis and almost died, he said. All told, he was in the hospital 31 days and out

Amylin shares rise on prospects for exenatide LAR  -  Dec 11, 2008
Forbes,Those deaths, in patients who developed acute pancreatitis, have not been directly linked to the diabetes drug. A key boost now comes from the announcement

Hic! Love for Bacchus proves  -  Dec 20, 2008,Besides, about 80 per cent of chronic pancreatitis cases and 40-50 per cent acute pancreatitis are caused by alcohol,? he added.

FDA Byetta Review for Expanded Use Delayed as Agency Reviews ...  -  Dec 8, 2008
AboutLawsuits.comIn October 2007, the FDA notified doctors that they have received reports of at least 30 cases of acute pancreatitis with Byetta users, leading to the

Perils of Christmas  -  Dec 18, 2008
Bluffton Today,She (the dog) got acute pancreatitis, had lots of pain and Jenny has the pain of 2000 dollars vet bills. Keep your ham covered!!! Have you done or heard of

Death records for Dec. 28  -  Dec 27, 2008
Henderson Gleaner,10, cardiopulmonary arrest, acute pancreatitis with pseudocyst, gall bladder perforation with sepsis. Head, Polly Lou; 79, Evansville, Dec.

Westchester Medical Center must pay $7M to family in '01 death  -  Dec 15, 2008
Lower Hudson Journal news,About 210000 people are admitted to US hospitals annually for acute pancreatitis, according to figures from the National Institutes of Health.

Pancreatic Disease Risk Increased by Type 2 Diabetes Drug Byetta  -  Dec 9, 2008
Attorney at LawPreviously, in October 2007, the FDA had announced that there had been 30 reported cases of acute pancreatitis in Byetta users and ordered that the risk of

Letters: This was no jury of peers  -  Dec 6, 2008
The Saginaw News -,The patient developed an acute pancreatitis, which is known to happen in 5 percent of pancreatic biopsies. I was charged with doing a biopsy on an already

Advice for Pet Owners  -  Dec 24, 2008
Washington Post,Do be mindful of your pets---dangerous decorations, too many meaty treats that could cause acute pancreatitis or kidney failure in older pets,

All-Black vet Brown lucky to be alive  -  Dec 7, 2008
The Daily Yomiuri,..."I suffered a ruptured pancreas and developed acute pancreatitis," Brown said before the game against IBM Big Blue. "They [the doctors] said it was quite

Rugby: Former All Black suffers freak injury in Japan  -  Dec 7, 2008
New Zealand Herald,He also developed acute pancreatitis. "They (the doctors) said it was quite severe and they needed to operate to save my life," Brown said.

Byetta Recall  -  Dec 10, 2008
US Recall News (press release),According to the FDA, “cases of acute pancreatitis have been reported in patients treated with BYETTA? which would explain all the interest in a potential

Sector Snap: Diabetes drugs could see FDA pressure  -  Dec 18, 2008
Forbes,The deaths were in patients who developed acute pancreatitis and have not been directly connected to Byetta. More recently, Byetta and exenatide LAR may

Amylin advances further on hopes for diabetes drug  -  Dec 12, 2008
Forbes,Byetta has also been linked to cases of acute pancreatitis, which has dampened prescriptions of the drug and generated concerns about LAR's approval.

Natural Product Useful In Developing New Drug To Treat Devastating ...  -  Dec 17, 2008
Science Daily (press release)..."But antimonials may cause acute pancreatitis and cardiac arrhythmia and can sometimes lead to death," Kozikowski said. Only recently, he said,

LegalView Reports on Helmets as Traumatic Brain Injury  -  Dec 10, 2008
TransWorldNews (press release),In 2008, again, six patients were hospitalized with acute pancreatitis all of whom were consuming Byetta. The FDA is investigating the claims of an alleged

SPORTS DIGEST  -  Dec 8, 2008
Irish Times,He spent five weeks in a Tokyo hospital and developed acute pancreatitis. "They (the doctors) said it was quite severe and they needed to operate to save my

Eager to lend a hand  -  Dec 16, 2008
Waterloo Record,Three years ago, doctors had to put Jack under a drug-induced coma as his body fought the ravages of acute pancreatitis. When he regained consciousness

Go Directly to Jail...and Die  -  Dec 10, 2008
San Diego Reader,...causes included chronic diseases like asthma, sudden cardiac arrest, congestive heart failure, ulcer, hernia, acute pancreatitis, and testicular cancer.

LegalView Updates Brain Injury Site with Information on TBI ...  -  Dec 4, 2008 (press release),Byetta has been available on the market since 2005 and by October 2007, patients began reporting side effects that included acute pancreatitis.

Carter kicks off sabbatical  -  Dec 9, 2008
The Canberra Times,...on October 25 while playing for Sanyo Wild Knights. He spent five weeks in hospital with a ruptured pancreas and also developed acute pancreatitis. NZPA.

Australian coach Stuart quits after referee outburst  -  Dec 8, 2008
Peninsula On-line,He spent five weeks in a Tokyo hospital and developed acute pancreatitis. “They (the doctors) said it was quite severe and they needed to operate to save my

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