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Statins may reduce risk of pancreatitis
Date: 2012-08-22 14:17:29
While individuals may be able to identify the presence of pancreatitis with the help of a lab test, it may be best to prevent the development of the condition in the first place. New research from the the University of Glasgow in the U.K. suggests that statins may be an effective approach among patients with normal to mildly high triglyceride levels.... Full Story

Experimental arthritis drug is being evaluated as ulcerative colitis treatment
Date: 2012-08-16 14:54:44
Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine are studying the experimental drug Tofacitinib as a potential treatment for people who screen positive for ulcerative colitis in a lab test. If successful, the scientists will be able to provide a new therapeutic option for patients.... Full Story

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