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Ethics Boards at Three Hospitals in Germany Approve Trial Expansion NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc.
CLDF to Support Free HCV Testing at 60 Walgreens Stores across the U.S. CLARK, N.J., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The
Plaintiffs allege Blue Cross withholds Harvoni treatment for financial reasons LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP filed a lawsuit in Los
Led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed the first robust and noninvasive detection of early stage liver cancer and liver metastases, in addition to other liver diseases, such
Photodynamic therapy with PHOTOFRIN® being studied in range of cancers OAKVILLE, ON, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp.
STOCKHOLM, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Therapeutics AB, a development stage biopharmaceutical company,
- Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis is a progressive liver disease associated with increased risk for liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular cancer, metabolic and cardiovascular disease - MODI'IN,
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has appointed two chiefs to lead its liver transplant program, effective April 1. Dr. Robert S. Brown, Jr.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates the month of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May
- Results Presented at European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Meeting in Vienna, Austria PALO ALTO, Calif., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals,
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...
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 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...
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...
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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