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(HealthDay)—Xeljanz (tofacitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among people who can't tolerate, or haven't been helped by, the drug methotrexate.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Though you may not be living with diabetes, your body could be battling against the hormone insulin. The condition, called insulin resistance, occurs when insulin can't effectively do its job.
Diabetes Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Living liver donors from Japan have higher health-related quality of life (HRQOL) than the Japanese norm population, according to a study published in the November issue of Liver Transplantation.
Other Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The majority of patients on the liver transplant waitlist who died received offers of high-quality donated livers that were declined prior to their death, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journa ...
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Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) have led a study published in PLoS One showing that the inhibition of a family member of NADPH oxidase enzyme, NOX4, plays an important role in liver fibros ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People with major illnesses, including liver or kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, heart failure, hemorrhagic stroke, or arterial thrombosis, have an increased risk of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A New Hampshire judge says a hospital tied to a hepatitis C outbreak must grant public health officials broad access to patient records.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Japan report that health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for donors following living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) was better than the general Japanese population (the norm). This study—one of the largest ...
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that African American women coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are less likely to die from liver disease than Caucasian or Hispanic women. Findings in the November ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian doctors Thursday hailed what they described as a world-first surgical treatment for a boy suffering from a rare disease that sends his blood pressure soaring and triggered a stroke.
Surgery Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have used bioengineered mice with livers composed largely of human cells to characterize a drug about to enter early-stage clinical development for combating hepatitis C.
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 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 team of researchers under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Teckman in the Department of Pediatrics at St. Louis University, have demonstrated that oxidative stress occurs in a genetic model of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. ...
Medical research Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Gastrointestinal diseases account for substantial morbidity, mortality, and cost in the United States, according to research published in the November issue of Gastroenterology.
Cancer Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 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