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Surgeons At Johns Hopkins Develop A Minimally Invasive Surgery To Treat Pancreatitis

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a minimally invasive surgery to treat chronic pancreatitis. Currently the condition is treated with pancreatectomy, removal of the pancreas. Chronic pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed and the … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals A Harmless Virus Linked To Celiac Disease

A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and University of Chicago conducted a study that found a specific type of virus could trigger the immune system to overreact to gluten and lead to celiac disease. The findings provide … Continue reading

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