News tagged with liver toxicity
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a compound that boosts levels of a survival factor in neurons threatened by Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 05, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a novel strategy to protect the liver from drug-induced injury and improve associated drug safety. In their report receiving advance online publication in ...
Medical research Jan 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Acetaminophen, a widely available over-the-counter medication, can cause liver toxicity in children if doses are exceeded, and more public education is needed to warn of potential adverse effects, states an article published ...
Medications Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have identified molecules in the blood that could help predict the risk of a patient developing liver injury eight hours after a paracetamol overdose.
Medications Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) may help prevent damage to the liver caused by drugs like acetaminophen and other stressors.
Medical research Sep 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- A panel of cancer experts overwhelmingly backed the approval of a GlaxoSmithKline drug for a rare type of tumor, noting there are few other treatment options for patients.
Cancer Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the orphan drug Juxtapid (lomitapide) for patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), for use in combination with a low-fat ...
Medications Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A tiny 3-D collagen "scaffold" developed in a Cornell lab could prove a lifesaver for those who have lost parts of their intestine.
Medical research Dec 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New fractionated dosing regimen for anticancer drug significantly improves outcomes for older leukemia patients
Using fractionated doses of the targeted anticancer drug gemtuzumab ozogamicin allows for safer delivery of the drug into patients aged 50-70 years with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and substantially improves their outcomes. ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Few treatments exist for patients with advanced primary liver cancer, but University of Florida researchers have found a new way to broaden the range of options and potentially improve health outcomes ...
Cancer Jul 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Dose-dependent (acetaminophen) and idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injuries (DILI) are the leading cause of acute liver failure in the United States and are responsible for approximately 50 percent of all reported cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Colon cleansing - it's been described as a natural way to enhance well-being, but Georgetown University doctors say there's no evidence to back that claim. In fact, their review of scientific literature, published today ...
Cancer Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A consortium of Quebec researchers coordinated by the Medical Genetics Service of the Sainte-Justine UHC has just published the findings of a 25-year study on the treatment of tyrosinemia, a life-threatening liver disease ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A batch of home-brewed liquor thought to have been laced with the highly toxic chemical methanol has killed 143 people in eastern India, an official told AFP on Thursday.
Health Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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