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2014-05-09 08:26:09

CAMEO Phase 2 Clinical Trial of LUM001 Now Enrolling Adults with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis SAN DIEGO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumena Pharmaceuticals (Lumena), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel products for rare cholestatic liver diseases and serious metabolic disorders, today announced the dosing of the first patient in the INDIGO Phase 2 clinical trial of its lead drug candidate, LUM001, in children with progressive...

2014-04-16 09:48:04

Over 20 years after the fatal fialuridine trial, a study published this week in PLOS Medicine demonstrates that mice with humanized livers recapitulate the drug's toxicity. The work suggests that this mouse model should be added to the repertoire of tools used in preclinical screening of drugs for liver toxicity before they are given to human participants in clinical trials. A retrospective analysis by the US National Academy of Sciences of all preclinical fialuridine toxicity tests, which...

2014-03-04 16:20:56

Metabolic profiling of liver cells suggests new treatments for cirrhosis patients In a new study that could help doctors extend the lives of patients awaiting liver transplants, a Rice University-led team of researchers examined the metabolic breakdown that takes place in liver cells during late-stage cirrhosis and found clues that suggest new treatments to delay liver failure. More than 17,000 Americans are awaiting a liver transplant, and of those, about 1,500 will die this year while...

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2014-02-24 05:23:59

Gladstone Institutes Joint Gladstone-UCSF study highlights novel reprogramming method; offers new hope for treating liver failure SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 23, 2014 — The power of regenerative medicine now allows scientists to transform skin cells into cells that closely resemble heart cells, pancreas cells and even neurons. However, a method to generate cells that are fully mature—a crucial prerequisite for life-saving therapies—has proven far more difficult. But now,...

2013-12-02 23:02:17

OxyElite Pro Recall of Dietary Supplements Expanded to Include Raspberry Lemonade OxyElite Pro SuperThermo Powder, Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Which the FDA Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, which is currently investigating potential OxyElite Pro lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered liver...

2013-11-19 23:02:28

Wright & Schulte LLC is Investigating Potential OxyElite Pro Recall Lawsuits After An OxyElite Pro Recall Was Issued Earlier This Month Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC has stepped up its investigation of potential OxyElite Pro recall lawsuits, following the publication...

2013-11-12 23:02:01

According to the FDA, an OxyElite Pro Recall Has Been Issued for All Lots and Sizes of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements, Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced harmful drug law firm representing individuals injured by defective drugs and dietary supplements, is now...


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