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The liver is one of the few organs in our body that can regenerate itself, but how it occurs is a biological mystery. New research from BRIC, University of Copenhagen and the Finsen Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Merck KGaA saw its profit more than double in the fourth quarter as the German pharmaceutical company benefited from higher prices for its Rebif multiple sclerosis drug and reaped rewards from its ongoing restructuring.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
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 |
Liver transplantation for hepatoblastoma, the most common liver malignancy in children, is on the rise because more tumors are being detected earlier, improving outcomes for these sick patients, according to a Children's ...
Surgery Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
India's patent appeals office has rejected Bayer AG's plea to stop the production of a cheaper generic version of a patented cancer drug in a ruling that health groups say is an important precedent for getting ...
Medications Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
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
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that alcohol is now the third leading cause of the global burden of disease and injury, despite the fact most adults worldwide abstain from drinking.
Addiction Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(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
(HealthDay)—Individuals who are coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) exhibit liver fibrosis similar to that of individuals without HIV who are nearly 10 years older, according to research published ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic or acute, liver failure can be deadly. Toxins take over, the skin turns yellow and higher brain function slows.
Medical research Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Fresh insights into the protective seal that surrounds the DNA of our cells could help develop treatments for inherited muscle, brain, bone and skin disorders.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded approval of a Bayer cancer pill to treat tumors of the intestinal tract that do not respond to other treatments.
Medications Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For decades scientists around the world have attempted to regenerate primary liver cells known as hepatocytes because of their numerous biomedical applications, including hepatitis research, drug metabolism and toxicity studies, ...
Medical research Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |