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Latest alcoholic liver disease Stories

2014-12-15 23:05:50

Introducing FibroScan®: A New FDA-registered Medical Device to measure Liver Fibrosis.

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults leading one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their bodies. A new study from the University of Massachusetts Medical School says that once is enough.

2014-04-14 12:28:15

Exciting new data presented today at the International Liver Congress™ 2014 shows that the gut microbiota has a potential role in the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD).

2014-01-20 09:51:05

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine have revealed a putative role for the circadian clock in the liver in the development of alcohol-induced hepatic steatosis, or fatty liver disease.

2013-11-11 13:14:01

New data suggest that the transcription factor FOXO3 may protect against alcohol-induced liver injury.

Binge Drinking On The Weekend Has Long-Term Consequences
2013-05-02 06:55:21

A hangover might not be the only unfriendly reminder of a weekend of heavy alcohol consumption, according to a new University of Missouri study that has linked binge drinking with an increased risk of liver disease as well as a number of other potential health issues.

2013-04-06 23:02:34

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research that says the value of liver cancer screening in patients with

2012-07-04 22:46:49

Scientists at Texas Biomed have developed the laboratory opossum as a new animal model to study the most common liver disease in the nation – afflicting up to 15 million Americans – and for which there is no cure.

2012-05-07 20:35:33

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report that significant numbers of myofibroblasts – cells that produce the fibrous scarring in chronic liver injury – revert to an inactive phenotype as the liver heals.

2012-04-19 19:52:08

EASL today announced the publication of a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) in the area of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD), bringing the number of CPGs published to date to eight.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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