Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Discovery provides new insight into severe liver disease

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a severe and chronic liver disease. It affects men more than women, and most people who are diagnosed with PSC are between 30 and 40 years old.

Oncology & Cancer

Research fuels advances in bile duct cancer care

Bile duct cancer, also known as cholangiocarcinoma, forms in the thin tubes that carry bile from your liver to your gallbladder and small intestine. Though relatively rare, cholangiocarcinoma is often diagnosed in later stages, ...

Medical research

Bile duct function and disease highlighted in new study

Research from the Gupta Lab provides important insights into the extrahepatic bile ducts. These bile ducts outside of the liver are a critical but poorly understood component of the human digestive system. The study, led ...


The rainbow of urine colors: What's typical, what's not

Regular urine color varies but usually ranges from clear to pale yellow. The exact hue depends on how much water you drink. Fluids dilute the yellow pigments in urine. So the more you drink, the clearer your urine looks. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Liver cancer: Risk factors and prevention

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about risk factors for liver cancer and what you can do to prevent it.

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