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2009-04-28 06:00:00

The Company also Initiates the Phase 2b ASTUTE Clinical Trial for Mild Hepatic Encephalopathy SAN DIEGO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocera Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, announced that data from its phase 2 study of AST-120 for the treatment of patients with low-grade hepatic encephalopathy was presented April 25th at the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Liver Disease (EASL) in Copenhagen.

2009-02-11 08:39:33

Liver cirrhosis is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States, taking 25,000 lives per year. It is often the result of alcohol over-consumption or exposure to hepatitis C, either of which can damage the liver and prevent it from filtering toxins.

2008-11-05 18:00:23

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced financial and operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Total product revenue was $42.9 million for the third quarter of 2008, compared to $67.4 million for the third quarter of 2007.

2008-10-06 09:00:09

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced the successful completion and outcome of its pivotal Phase 3 trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of rifaximin in preventing hepatic encephalopathy, or HE.

2008-10-06 09:00:09

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced findings from two analyses of a Phase II clinical trial that demonstrate the utility of rifaximin, a non-absorbed, gut-selective antibiotic, in the treatment of patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

2008-08-05 18:00:09

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arbios Systems, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ABOS) announced today that the Company is focusing its day-to-day operations exclusively on obtaining financing or consummating a strategic transaction.

2008-04-25 03:00:16

By Cotton, Ann Beemer Managing the renal diet can be daunting. End stage liver disease (ESLD) combined with dialysis dependency further increases the diet complexity.

2006-08-09 15:06:53

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients with cirrhosis of the liver due to infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV), the presence of diabetes is associated with earlier onset and greater severity of liver or "hepatic" encephalopathy, according to results of a prospective study.


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