News tagged with liver disease
Related topics: hepatitis c , liver transplantation , liver , hepatitis c virus , liver cancer
In this prospective study, led by Dr Richard Moreau, INSERM Research Director (Mixed Research Unit 773 "Centre de Recherche biomédicale Bichat-Beaujon"; INSERM/Université Paris Diderot) who is also a practitioner attached ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic liver failure is a major health problem that causes about one million deaths around the world each year. A study published April 11th by Cell Press in the journal Cell reveals a new type of screen for identifying genes ...
Medical research Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research reveals that advanced fibrosis is a significant predictor of mortality in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), largely brought about by cardiovascular causes. NAFLD alone was not associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients faced with the diagnosis of a life-threatening liver disease have to consider the seriousness of having a liver transplant, which can be a definitive cure for many acquired and genetic liver diseases. Among the main ...
Surgery Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Results from an anonymous survey of U.S. transplant providers report that incarceration, marijuana use, and psychiatric diagnoses, particularly suicide attempts, may lower patients' eligibility for liver transplantation. ...
Other Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many recent studies have suggested that obesity is associated with chronic inflammation in fat tissues. Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) have discovered that an ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy for hepatitis C—a "silent killer" linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis—has shown promise in tamping down virus levels in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Stronger protections are needed to prevent people with HIV from also becoming infected with hepatitis, researchers argue in a new study led by Michigan State University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Preventable liver disease costs more than diabetes: Team hopes to reduce burden with research-led intervention
Liver diseases have an impact on the Australian economy 40 per cent greater than chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes combined, according to a report released today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Drugs that combat ageing may be available within five years, following landmark work led by an Australian researcher. The work, published in the March 8 issue of Science, finally proves that a single anti-ageing enzyme in the ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Infectious disease experts at Johns Hopkins have found that among people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), co-infection with HIV, speeds damage and scarring of liver tissue by almost a decade.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Skin changes, including new rash, new growths, discoloration, and changes in texture, could be among the first signs indicating an underlying medical condition, according to information presented ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists may be better able to study how heavy drinking damages the liver using a new mouse model of alcohol drinking and disease developed by researchers from the National Institute ...
Medical research Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Union on Thursday pledged 144 million euros of fresh funding for research on rare diseases that currently affect some 30 million Europeans, the majority of them children.
Genetics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0