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2012-02-28 15:20:00

Nabin Sapkota, MD , a board certified internist and hospitalist treating critically ill patients in ICU, issues a new warning

2012-02-01 09:42:27

A team of scientists from the University of Utah and the University of California at San Francisco has discovered that the mutation of a gene encoding a ketone body transporter triggers accumulation of fat and other lipids in the livers of zebrafish.

2012-01-11 09:57:24

Older patients with cirrhosis have significant functional disability, require twice the amount of informal caregiving, and contribute added strain on the health care system.

2012-01-03 22:12:56

Doctors have known for years that the incidence of deadly liver cancer is on the rise, but what is causing that trend has remained a mystery.

2011-12-14 15:01:23

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver.

2011-12-06 22:52:40

It has been widely observed that only a small percentage of alcoholics develop cirrhosis of the liver, the most advanced form of alcoholic liver disease (ALD); the reason why all alcoholics do not develop such disease is not known.

2011-11-08 12:04:04

Unexpected discovery of a new molecular signature for a destructive and often lethal pediatric liver disease may lead to a new therapeutic target for the hard-to-treat condition.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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