Turmeric Uses for the Pancreas?

Answer Turmeric (curcumin), derived from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, is a common culinary condiment in Asian cuisine. This bitter-peppery flavored, mild, fragrant spice adds a bright yellow-orang... Read More »

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What are the causes of an enlarged pancreas?

The pancreas is a gland located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, that produces enzymes that help with digestion. The pancreas is also responsible for insulin production.Anatomic Abnormalit... Read More »

Can HPV Cause Damage to the Pancreas?

Six million American men and women are diagnosed with the human papillomavirus (HPV) each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers it a common virus that affects about 5... Read More »

What Effects Does Smoking Have on the Pancreas?

Most people know that smoking has a large negative impact on your lungs, but smoking also affects other organs, such as your pancreas. In fact, the effect of smoking on your pancreas may put you at... Read More »

Enzymes produced by the pancreas help break down what?

The pancreas is the main source of enzymes for digesting fats (lipids) and proteins.* Lipase works with bile from the liver to break down fat molecules so they can be absorbed and used by the body.... Read More »