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Article ID: 719279

For people with pre-existing liver disease, toxic algae may be more dangerous

University of Toledo

Toxins produced during harmful algal blooms may be more harmful to people than previously known.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: $1.25 Million Gift to Endow Chair at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Article ID: 718817

$1.25 Million Gift to Endow Chair at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

The Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of $1.25 million from Charles Adell to create The Charles & Jackie Adell Endowed Chair in Surgical Oncology at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

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12-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 718453

By comparing needles to mosquitoes, new model offers insights into Hepatitis C solutions

Brown University

By comparing needles and syringes to disease-carrying mosquitoes, an innovative mathematical model of how the Hepatitis C virus spreads is offering scientists new perspectives on how best to prevent its proliferation.

Released:
4-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Treatment Doctor Tested On Himself Can Put Others into Remission
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    13-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 717311

Treatment Doctor Tested On Himself Can Put Others into Remission

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Castleman Disease patients who do not respond to the only drug currently approved by the FDA may have another option that targets a specific pathway called PI3K/Akt/mTOR

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12-Aug-2019 9:20 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Proves Hepatitis C Drugs Reduce Liver-Related Deaths by Nearly Half

Article ID: 717292

Study Proves Hepatitis C Drugs Reduce Liver-Related Deaths by Nearly Half

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A new study from the UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center demonstrates that antiviral drugs for hepatitis C reduce liver-related deaths by nearly 50% in patients with a history of liver cancer.

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9-Aug-2019 3:40 PM EDT

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Cancer, Liver Disease, Pharmaceuticals, All Journal News,

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Newswise: Researchers Seek Culprit in Liver Inflammation

Article ID: 717223

Researchers Seek Culprit in Liver Inflammation

University of Kansas Cancer Center

A research team has been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant from the NIH to study chronic inflammation of the liver, a major factor in the development of liver cancer.

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8-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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    8-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 716870

Fluoride May Diminish Kidney and Liver Function in Adolescents, Study Suggests

Mount Sinai Health System

Fluoride exposure may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a study published by Mount Sinai researchers in Environment International in August.

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2-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Pitt First to Grow Genetically Engineered Mini Livers in the Lab to Study Disease and Therapies
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    6-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 715373

Pitt First to Grow Genetically Engineered Mini Livers in the Lab to Study Disease and Therapies

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

In a proof-of-concept paper, Pitt researchers chronicle how they transformed genetically engineered human cells into functional, 3D liver tissue that mimics non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) – a condition involving fat buildup in the liver, which can lead to cirrhosis or even liver failure.

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30-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716410

Genetic Mutations Link Common Liver Disease and Rare Skin Condition

Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson researchers unveil first demonstration of heritable mutations behind non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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25-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Antibiotics before liver transplants lead to better results

Article ID: 716201

Antibiotics before liver transplants lead to better results

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A UCLA-led research team has found that giving mice antibiotics for 10 days prior to a liver transplant leads to better liver function after the surgery -- then they came across data that it also works in humans. It's all linked to the antibiotics' effect on the microbiome.

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23-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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