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It is possible to live without a pancreas, although daily insulin injections and the use of digestive enzymes are necessary. Experts from Cedars-Sinai say pancreatic transplantation is also an option in some patients. More »

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In order to exist, life requires cells to multiply rapidly to support the larger organism, and enzymes make this possible. Without enzymes, life wouldn't have had the opportunity to evolve in the first place. More »

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Without gravity, there would be no life on Earth at all. Anything that rests on the planet would float off into space; this includes everything from human beings to all the water on Earth. More »

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The pancreas is located in the abdominal cavity in humans, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. More specifically, it is located in the upper-left portion of the abdomen, behind the stomach. More »

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The spleen is located under the left side of the diaphragm and near the stomach, pancreas, liver and the heart. The inferior vena cava and the hepatic artery, coming from the heart, are located to the right of the spleen... More »

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There are several organs on the right side of the body, just under the breast, including the gallbladder, kidney, liver and the tip of the pancreas. Since organs are so varied in this area, it can be difficult ascertaini... More »

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The pancreas rests between the stomach and the spine on the back side of the abdomen. The liver is just above the pancreas. The spleen is also near the pancreas. More »

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