Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency 
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FDA Triples Uses for Cystic Fibrosis Drug
Previously approved for 10 mutations, Ivacaftor can now treat 33.
IBS-D treatment eluxadoline is a risk for patients who do not have gallbladders.
Patients afflicted with severe psoriasis may be at higher risk for chronic pancreatitis (CP).
Pancreatitis is a serious problem which can lead to more dangerous health conditions if not treated properly. Because of this, work is being done to help catch the problem early.
Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect system may be able to be used to assess chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other pulmonary diseases.
The connection between morbid obesity and death from acute pancreatitis has been studied, however, most obese patient do not fall in the “morbid” category. So researchers decided to analyze that very topic.
A new trial of the pancrelipase formulation Zenpep found the product to be as safe and effective as Creon for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in cystic fibrosis patients aged 12 years and older.
Analysis of a multicenter cohort indicates that the causes of chronic pancreatitis vary significantly in men and women and that the phenotype of the disease is independent of patient sex.
A trial designed to find a quick and definitive way to test for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in cystic fibrosis patients has instead discovered another feasible method that does not work.

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