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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...

Drinking Coffee Can Reduce Risk Of Liver Cancer
2013-10-22 16:53:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal of the American Gastroenterological Association found drinking coffee could reduce the risk of the most common type of liver cancer. Researchers found coffee consumption could reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by about 40 percent. Some of the data indicates drinking three cups of coffee per day reduced liver cancer risk by more than 50 percent. "Our research confirms past...

2013-10-22 12:10:02

In a feat of modern-day alchemy with huge potential for regenerative medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have developed a fast, efficient way to turn cells extracted from routine liposuction into liver cells. The advance is described in a study to be published Oct. 21 in Cell Transplantation. The scientists performed their experiments in mice, but the adipose stem cells they used came from human liposuction aspirates and became human, liver-like cells that...


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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