Latest Liver Stories
TEL AVIV, Israel, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
As then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs lay bedridden and in desperate need of a liver transplant due to a gastroenterological condition that was a side effect of cancer in January 2009, he was offered one by Tim Cook, the man who would take over his company – and refused it.
Company invites individual and institutional investors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentations SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings,
Hispanics develop alcoholic liver disease (ALD), a common cause of liver-disease death, between four and 12 years earlier than Whites/Caucasians or African Americans, according to a new study
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albireo today announced initiation of a phase II trial with A4250, the company's lead compound for cholestatic liver
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
A new study from researchers at Loyola University has found evidence of the alcoholism-linked condition being more prevalent than previously thought.
Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a computation method capable of adapting a non-deformed model to the underlying deformed surface profile of an organ during minimally invasive surgical procedures.
Introducing FibroScan®: A New FDA-registered Medical Device to measure Liver Fibrosis.
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc.
The lancet liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is thought to be native to over thirty countries including Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Iran, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ghana, and Nigeria, among many other areas. It is also found in South and North America and in Australia. It is typically found in cattle or other grazing species, so it is thought to prefer a habitat that supports these species. It is similar in...
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...
Image Caption: This electron micrograph reveals the presence of hepatitis-B virus HBV "Dane particles", or virions. Credit: CDC/Wikipedia Hepatitis B: What Is It? Hepatitis simply means a swelling or inflammation of the liver. The type hepatitis that a person contracts (there are 5 common forms) affects their long-term prognosis. The most common and most severe of these different types of liver infection is Hepatitis B, which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is typically...