Cirrhosis

Genetic clues to causes of primary biliary cirrhosis

Researchers have newly identified three genetic regions associated with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), the most common autoimmune liver disease, increasing the number of known regions associated with the ...

Sep 09, 2012
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New genetic target found for diuretic therapy

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a new genetic target for diuretic therapy in patients with fluid overload—like those with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis or kidney failure.

Jul 30, 2012
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Half a unit of alcohol a day best for health: study

(Medical Xpress) -- Cutting the amount we drink to just over half a unit a day could save 4,600 lives a year in England, according to a modelling study by Oxford University researchers published in the journal ...

May 31, 2012
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