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A new machine developed by a team of UK engineers and medical professionals allows a donated human liver to be kept alive and functional at room temperature.
Singapore, Mar 16, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The liver is an important target organ for drug testing because all drugs pass through it for detoxification.
According to WHO, liver cirrhosis accounts for 1.8% (i.e. 170,000) of all deaths in Europe.
People who don’t know how to cleanse their liver gallbladder and are concerned about this organ’s intoxication related issues have many reasons to thank the website BalancedHealthToday.com.
The number of deaths and liver transplants due to paracetamol overdoses has significantly reduced thanks to UK legislation to make pack sizes smaller.
Swanson Ultra Xanthigen® Liver Fat Formula from Swanson Health Products promotes healthy liver function by combining brown seaweed and pomegranate oil extracts in a vegetarian formula liquid
Among patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection and advanced hepatic fibrosis (development of excess fibrous connective tissue), sustained virological response (SVR) to interferon-based treatment was associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality compared with patients without SVR.
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...
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