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2014-11-19 04:21:53

DALLAS, November 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deep Research Reports adds 2014-2019 chitin industry and bilirubin market (haematoidin) research reports for Global and China

2014-11-17 23:01:09

The Tylenol multidistrict litigation was brought over allegations involving marketing sales practice issues and product liability concerns, including alleged severe liver injury and liver failure.

2014-11-10 04:22:15

PERTH, Australia, Nov.

2014-11-09 23:00:21

The Firm is actively pursuing Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allege life-threatening liver injuries that resulted in hospitalization, the need for a transplant or even death caused

2014-11-09 12:21:10

Presented: Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:15 pm Eastern - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-09 12:20:56

Presented: Monday, November 10, 2014, 3:00 pm Eastern - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-09 08:21:21

Presented: Monday, November 10, 2014 - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA BOSTON, Nov.

2014-11-06 23:12:03

GI Supply, the maker of Spot Endoscopic Tattoo, will be attending The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases’ annual meeting for the first time to showcase the RenovaRP Paracentesis

2014-11-05 16:31:34

--Expanded indication includes both treatment-naive and treatment-experienced adult patients with or without cirrhosis-- TITUSVILLE, N.J., Nov.


Latest Hepatology Reference Libraries

Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

Southeast Asian Liver Fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Southeast Asian liver fluke (Opisthorchis viverrini) is a parasite that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is native to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. It occurs in higher numbers in northern areas of Thailand when compared to central areas of Thailand, and the disease the worm causes, known as opisthorchiasis, does not occur in southern areas of Thailand. The Southeast Asian liver fluke is so small that it can only be seen under...

Echinococcus multilocularis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Echinococcus multilocularis is a species of tapeworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is one of a few worms that cause echinococcosis, a disease that affects many canid species including wolves, coyotes, foxes, jackals, domesticated dogs. Humans can also contract this disease. Adult members of this species can reach an average length of .2 inches, and like other species of tapeworm, its body is segmented by three proglottids. Its head, or scolex, is equipped with...

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Gallbladder
2013-03-05 14:18:48

The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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