Liver Disease

Metabolic Liver Disease On The Rise; Osteoporosis & Mortality

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world
Related topics: Osteoporosis, Endocrinology

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Mallinckrodt Enrolls First Patient In Liver Disease Study

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Related topics: Medical Research, Celldex

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One Cell At A Time, Researchers Create A Blueprint Of Liver Cells In Health And Disease

In every tissue throughout our bodies, various cell types are communicating and coordinating their efforts to perform vital functions and maintain health.
Related topics: Medical Research

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How To Grow Human Mini-livers In The Lab To Help Solve Liver Disease

Creating a human liver in the lab may sound a little like the work of Dr. Frankenstein. But actually, it is far from it. In my lab we’ve figured out how to control the genes and functions of that lab-grown organ and are using this tool to...
Related topics: Genetics

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Synthetic Bile Acid Holds Promise For Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Short-term phase II study showed drop in serum ALT with 1,500-mg dose
Related topics: Medical Research

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Florida Latest Place To Declare Emergency Over Hepatitis A

Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease.Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday...
Related topics: Hepatitis

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Alzheimer’s Disease Linked To Altered Liver Enzymes

(MedPage Today) -- "We have focused for too long on studying the brain in isolation"
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Enzymes

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Novel Discovery Of Links Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer's Disease

New research has uncovered novel connections between liver dysfunction and Alzheimer's disease (AD), paving a new path toward a systems level view of Alzheimer's relevant for early detection and ultimately for prevention.
Related topics: Medical Research, Alzheimer's Disease

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Medical News Today: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: New Drug Proves 'safe' And Effective

A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Related topics: Placebo, Clinical Trials

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Genetic Mutations Link Common Liver Disease And Rare Skin Condition

Jefferson researchers unveil first demonstration of heritable mutations behind non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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The Downside Of Having A Sweet Tooth

Regular consumption of sugary drinks heightens the risk not only of tooth decay, obesity, fatty liver disease and Type 2 diabetes, but also of heart disease and premature death.
Related topics: Obesity, Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Gene Linked To Severe Liver Damage

Researchers have found that a gene known as AEBP1 may play a central role in the development, severity and potential treatment of liver disease. One of the study's major findings is that AEBP1 regulates the expression of a network of at least nine...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Subtypes Of Liver Cells In Health And Disease

The cellular composition of the liver is incompletely understood. Researchers have created a comprehensive map of all cell types in the healthy human liver using a method named single-cell RNA sequencing. They discovered new subpopulations of liver...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics

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History Of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy Of Edoxaban

TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the efficacy and safety of edoxaban versus warfarin is not altered with a history of liver disease, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Ed Henry Will Donate Part Of His Liver To His Sister; Gofundme Is Handling Her Bills

On Sunday, Fox White House reporter Ed Henry announced he would be taking some time off while he undergoes surgery to donate a part of his liver to his sister, who needs a liver transplant due to genetic degenerative liver disease. Henry is a good...
Related topics: White House, Genetics

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Tiny Change Has Big Effects, Reverses Prediabetes In Mice

A small chemical change -- shifting the position of two hydrogen atoms -- makes the difference between mice that are healthy or that have insulin resistance and fatty liver, major risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Making the change...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease

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Better Buy: Intercept Pharmaceuticals Vs. Cv Sciences

Intercept Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ICPT) and CV Sciences (NASDAQOTH: CVSI) have practically nothing in common. Intercept is a biotech focused on developing and marketing liver disease drugs, while CV Sciences is a leader in the hemp cannabidiol...
Related topics: Nasdaq, Marketing

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Fda Expands Indication For Platelet Booster Avatrombopag

Avatrombopag is now indicated for adults with thrombocytopenia and chronic immune thrombocytopenia; it is already approved for adults with thrombocytopenia and chronic liver disease. FDA Approvals
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Malaria Hijacks Your Genes To Invade Your Liver

In the search for new weapons against malaria, most drug development has focused on the parasites that cause the disease. But Duke University researchers are trying a different tack. Instead of targeting the malaria parasite directly, the idea is to...
Related topics: Malaria, Genetics, Parasites, Medical Research

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Aasld Foundation Invests $3.42 Million In Liver Disease Research And Career Development

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Foundation, the largest private supporter of liver disease research and training in the United States, today announced its investment of $3.42 million in Research and Career Development Awards...
Related topics: Medical Research

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