Latest liver failure Stories
Stem cell transfusions may someday replace the need for transplants in patients who suffer from liver failure caused by hepatitis B, according to a new study coming out of Beijing. .
Researchers from Spain established that liver stiffness, measured by transient elastography (TE), is an independent predictor of liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and mortality in cirrhotic patients coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), and hepatitis C virus (HCV).
On September 12, 2011, a Springfield, Virginia man arrived at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) in the early stages of liver failure.
University of Illinois scientists report that soy protein may significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese persons.
If Congress reversed its ban on allowing people with HIV to be organ donors after their death, roughly 500 HIV-positive patients with kidney or liver failure each year could get transplants within months, rather than the years they currently wait on the list.
The liver normally makes and stores fat, which is required in moderation for normal body function.
UCSF Stem-Cell Based Neurological, Liver Therapy Strategies Advanced UCSF scientists have received two grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to refine their human embryonic stem cell-based strategies for treating neurological diseases and liver failure. San Francisco, CA (Vocus) October 22, 2010 UCSF scientists have received two grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to refine their human embryonic stem cell-based strategies for treating...
NEW ORLEANS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. presented today an analysis of the prevalence of neurocognitive impairment in ambulatory cirrhotic patients at Digestive Disease Week (DDW), the annual meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association.
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