Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas which can either be acute or chronic. Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Learn more about this and other conditions including pancreatic cancer.

Diabetes drug may cut pancreatic cancer risk

A new Swiss-American study indicates that long-term use of the popular diabetes medication metformin may lower the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, at least among women.

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