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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).
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).
In the UK paracetamol toxicity is the most common cause of ALF and has a high mortality rate.
Scientists are developing a project called Advanced Tissue-engineered Human Ectypal Network Analyzer (ATHENA), which aims to essentially be a testing station for new drugs on the human body. ATHENA will be a $19 million project that includes...
Hepatitis B Foundation honors liver transplant pioneer with highest scientific honor. Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Hepatitis B Foundation
Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol, created by Debrea Elkin, is a brand new product that uncovers useful tips on how to cure liver cirrhosis disease.
Funding to support clinical development of treatments for rare cholestatic liver diseases and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumena Pharmaceuticals
PARIS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The OrganOx(TM) metraTM has won the Altran Foundation for Innovation 2013 international award.
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.
Fatty Liver Bible & Ezra Protocol designed by Debra E is the latest program that teaches people how to lose weight and get the body they desired.
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...