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2014-01-13 23:02:28

The Firm is investigating Tylenol Lawsuits on behalf of individuals who may have sustained liver damage resulting in hospitalization, liver transplantation, or death, allegedly due to the acetaminophen contained in Tylenol-brand medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 More than 100 Tylenol lawsuit (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) claims filed on behalf of individuals who sustained liver damage, allegedly due to their use of a Tylenol brand product, continue to move...

2014-01-09 23:26:56

Recent reports associate diet pills with liver problems. Ace Medical Group creates the SlimPlate System that helps avoid the emergency room. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Weight loss is always a popular New Years resolution, however, this is one dietary decision that may result in dangerous side effects. The New York Times recently reported that dietary supplements have been a large factor for those with liver damage. According to an analysis by the national network of liver...

2014-01-09 12:27:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Tylenol liver damage lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new investigation conducted by Consumer Reports suggests that the risk of acetaminophen overdose associated with Infants' Tylenol could be reduced via a different type of flow-restrictor cap than what is currently used with the medication. (Logo:...

2013-12-25 23:00:41

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered severe liver damage, allegedly due to acetaminophen in Tylenol –brand medications. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 As Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that a new study has found that taking acetaminophen in combination with even small amounts of alcohol may be associated with an increased risk for...

2013-12-02 23:02:17

OxyElite Pro Recall of Dietary Supplements Expanded to Include Raspberry Lemonade OxyElite Pro SuperThermo Powder, Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Which the FDA Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products Columbus, OH (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, which is currently investigating potential OxyElite Pro lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered liver...

2013-11-22 23:00:41

A new article published on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 18 tips on how to improve liver function. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 18 tips on how to improve liver function. This article is written for people who want to find a healthy diet to boost liver function. Firstly, the writer indicates that people should not drink too much alcohol because alcohol can damage liver cells, leading to cirrhosis. The writer also...

2013-11-19 23:02:28

Wright & Schulte LLC is Investigating Potential OxyElite Pro Recall Lawsuits After An OxyElite Pro Recall Was Issued Earlier This Month Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC has stepped up its investigation of potential OxyElite Pro recall lawsuits, following the publication...

2013-11-15 23:04:32

Researchers at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) propose a new “one-stop shop” approach to preoperative testing for liver transplant patients that could greatly streamline the assessment process by substituting one magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)study for a multitude of other tests. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Researchers at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) propose a new “one-stop shop” approach to preoperative testing for liver transplant patients that could greatly...

2013-11-12 23:02:01

According to the FDA, an OxyElite Pro Recall Has Been Issued for All Lots and Sizes of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplements, Following Reports of Liver Failure, Severe Liver Injury, and Non-Viral Hepatitis, Including Some Requiring Liver Transplant and One Death, Linked to Use of the “Fat-Burner” Products. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced harmful drug law firm representing individuals injured by defective drugs and dietary supplements, is now...


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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.