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2013-05-22 23:23:36

The novel Natural Sciences Repository aims to provide reliable information on various areas of scientific interest in the simplest words and terms possible. The site has now added new scientific information on liver disease which is a broad term used to refer to the damage or disease of the human liver, and the new category disease resistance which contains information on the ability of living organisms to resist the onslaught of infectious agents or potentially harmful medical conditions....

2012-05-28 05:37:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research shows an infection called peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many dialysis patients die. The findings suggest that peritonitis may be a deadly condition for some kidney failure patients. Most kidney failure patients on dialysis get their treatments at a clinic, through hemodialysis. But about 10% to 20% receive treatments at home through peritoneal dialysis, where fluids are first pumped into the abdominal cavity to collect wastes from the...

2012-04-27 23:00:49

The Gastroenterology and Healthcare Sciences are two new key health categories covered by the Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com. The users of the website monitor over 200 scientific Gastroenterology and Healthcare Sciences journals and submit the most significant scientific results of these journals for inclusion in ScienceIndex.com. ScienceIndex.com was established in 1998 to index the very latest news, headlines, references and resources from science journals, books and websites...

2012-04-19 19:50:14

Separate study links acute-on-chronic liver failure to high short-term mortality Two studies presented at the International Liver Congress 2012 show the true impact that liver disease has across Europe. One highlights the financial cost of liver disease to the community and the second highlights the high mortality rates associated with cirrhosis. A naturalistic, multicenter, retrospective, Cost of Illness study (COME) was developed to assess costs occurring in 1,088 patients over six...


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