By discovering the new mechanism by which estrogen suppresses lipid synthesis in the liver, UC Irvine endocrinologists have revealed a potential new approach toward treating certain liver diseases.
Medical research May 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and hepatitis C.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Yale study looks at the scope and consequences of a burgeoning health problem in the cities of the U.S. Northeast: concurrent infection with both HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV). The study appears online ...
HIV & AIDS May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new vaccine against the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has shown promising results in a first clinical trial in humans, Oxford University researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists have shed light on how the liver repairs itself with research that could help develop drugs to treat liver disease.
Medical research Mar 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have discovered a gene that interferes with the clearance of hepatitis C virus infection. They also identified an inherited variant within this gene, Interferon Lambda 4 (IFNL4), that predicts ...
Genetics Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report the discovery of microbial–dependent mechanisms through which some cancers mount an inflammatory response that fuels their ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Chemists at the University of California, San Diego have produced the first high resolution structure of a molecule that when attached to the genetic material of the hepatitis C virus prevents it from reproducing.
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The healthy human intestine is colonized with over 100 trillion beneficial, or commensal, bacteria of many different species. In healthy people, these bacteria are limited to the intestinal tissues and have ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A newly discovered gene that is essential for embryo survival could also hold the key to treating and potentially controlling chronic infections such as HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis.
Immunology Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Our livers can fight back against the immune system -- reducing organ rejection but also making us more susceptible to liver disease.
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hepatitis C virus has evolved to invade and hijack the basic machinery of the human liver cell to ensure its survival and spread. Researchers at the University of North have discovered how hepatitis C binds ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Sustained virological response linked with improved survival for patients with chronic HCV infection
Among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis (development of excess fibrous connective tissue), sustained virological response (SVR) to interferon-based treatment was associated with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A genome-wide study by researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital and Sapporo-Kosei General Hospital has identified a genetic variant associated with the development ...
Genetics Jul 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When you get an acute infection, such as influenza, the body generally responds with a coordinated response of immune-cell proliferation and attack that rapidly clears the pathogen. Then, their mission done, the immune system ...
Medical research Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |