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2014-06-25 23:08:47

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/liver-diseases-therapeutics.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The report on “Liver Diseases Therapeutics Market (Chemotherapy, Anti-Virals, Vaccines, Targeted Therapy And Immunosuppressants) - Global Industry...

2014-05-29 08:30:19

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "She has no evidence of cancer of any kind!" In the encouraging wake of her doctor's words, Rivi Litvin stepped out of a leading Los Angeles hospital, knowing that her prayers had been answered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91775 A year earlier, in September 2012, Rivi approached her doctors with persistent symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea and jaundice. Their fear that these may be symptoms of pancreatic cancer were realized...

2014-05-24 23:01:08

Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol, designed by Debrea Elkin that claims to provide people with helpful tips to treat liver cirrhosis disease quickly. The website hynguyenblog.com has published a full Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol review to show whether this method is reliable or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol is a new method created for those that desire to treat liver cirrhosis disease at home without using drugs or...

2014-05-19 23:13:03

Fatty Liver Cookbook created by Debra Elkin is a new program that introduces to people a fatty live diet plan and strategies on how to reverse their fatty liver disease and obesity naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Fatty Liver Cookbook is a new program developed by Debra Elkin, a health consultant, who has over 19 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with a...

2014-05-07 12:30:32

Preclinical studies show CF102 helps liver regenerate cells and repair itself following surgery or other injury PETACH TIKVA, Israel, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today it has been issued European Patent No. 2227234 for its invention titled, "Method for inducing hepatocyte proliferation and uses...

2014-05-03 16:21:30

CINCINNATI, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-center study concludes that treating infants with high doses of steroids fails to improve medical outcomes in the end-stage pediatric liver disease biliary atresia and leads to earlier onset of serious adverse events. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Researchers say the clinical trial involving 14 sites provides new evidence on a growing controversy in the medical community - whether treating infants...

2014-04-30 23:24:43

“How To Improve Liver Function And Digestion For Weight Loss Naturally,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers tips and remedies for improving liver and digestive health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 “How To Improve Liver Function And Digestion For Weight Loss Naturally,” a new report created by Angela Lantain on the site Vkool.com shows simple and easy ways to improve the digestive system and liver function. In the first part of this report, people will discover...

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...

2014-04-14 12:28:15

Exciting new data presented today at the International Liver Congress™ 2014 shows that the gut microbiota has a potential role in the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). Though an early stage animal model, the French study highlights the possibility of preventing ALD with faecal microbiota transplantation – the engrafting of new microbiota, usually through administering human faecal material from a healthy donor into the colon of a recipient. In the study, two groups of...

2014-04-11 12:57:21

New research announced at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 today provides new hope for the notoriously difficult-to-treat population of liver transplant patients with recurring hepatitis C (HCV). As part of a compassionate use program, 104 post-liver transplant patients with recurring HCV who had exhausted all treatment options and had poor clinical prognoses, received sofosbuvir (SOF) and ribavirin (RBV) with pegylated interferon (PEG) included at the physicians’ discretion for...


Latest Liver Reference Libraries

Lancet Liver Fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum
2014-01-12 00:00:00

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...

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

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...

Hepatitis B
2013-02-25 09:11:23

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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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