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Liver Disease | Hepatitis E Found In Donor Blood; Call For EU Screening

Paris (AFP) – One in almost 3,000 blood donors in England carry the hepatitis E virus (HEV) which can cause liver disease, said a study Monday that sparked a call for screening in Europe.Published on World Hepatitis Day, a study in The Lancet medical journal said a systematic analysis of donated blood showed that 79 out of 225,000 donations were infected with a version of the virus, genotype 3,    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | BergaMet's Significant Effect In Fatty Liver Disease Prompts Call For US Research Proposals

DENVER, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A recent New York Times article (“Threat Grows from Liver Illness Tied to Obesity”, June 13 2014) alerting millions to the growing prevalence and seriousness of fatty liver disease revealed a stark and very concerning reality about therapeutic options. There are currently no drugs approved for either NAFLD (nonalcoholic fatty liver disease) or NASH    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Celsion Announces Updated Overall Survival Data From HEAT Study Of ThermoDox In Primary Liver Cancer

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Celsion Corporation ( CLSN ) today announced “As the data from the HEAT Study matures, it increasingly underscores the significant potential of ThermoDox plus optimized RFA to markedly improve Overall Survival in primary liver cancer patients,” stated Riccardo Lencioni, MD, FSIR, EBIR, Professor and Director of the Diagnostic Imaging and    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Nature Publishes Chinese Research On Liver Cirrhosis

The research concluded that the alterations of gut microbiota dysbiosis can worsen the liver cirrhosis process.The scientists compared 98 patients and 83 healthy individuals.The researchers found that patients with liver cirrhosis have considerably less gut bacteria than healthy people.”We are certain that 28 species of bacteria are closely related to liver cirrhosis. Many kinds of them had never    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Research And Markets: Global Liver Cirrhosis Pipeline Highlights 2014-2017

DUBLIN–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the “Liver Cirrhosis Pipeline Highlights – 2014 Update” report to their offering. The latest report Liver Cirrhosis Pipeline Highlights – 2014 Update, provides most up-to-date information on key pipeline molecules in the global Liver Cirrhosis market. It covers emerging therapies for Liver Cirrhosis in active    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Dry Eyes – Problems, Treatment And Precautions

Availability Generic:- Buy 0.05% Cyclosporine 3, 6 and 12ml Brand:- Buy 0.05% 0.4mL 32, 64 and 96 vials What precaution should i take before taking Restasis? There are few important information you should know before using Restasis. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Restasis and to its ingredients Cyclosporine or to any other medication. Before switching to this medicine tell your    .. more …

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Hepatitis | AbbVie All-oral Hepatitis C Therapy Gets Rapid EU Review

LONDON (Reuters) – European regulators have validated AbbVie’s application for an experimental all-oral regimen for patients infected with the most common genotype of hepatitis C virus and the therapy is now under accelerated assessment. The U.S. drugmaker said on Tuesday the move by the European Medicines Agency meant that, if approved, its regimen could be available in the European Union in the    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | New Analysis Reveals The Escalating Costs Associated With Untreated Chronic Hepatitis C

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) today announced the publication of a new analysis on the long-term impact of hepatitis C virus infection in Canada prepared by leading specialists that projects that Canada will experience a significant increase in cases of advanced hepatitis C-related liver disease over the next 20 years. Associated health care costs will also    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Liver Cancer Vaccine Effective In Mice

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 3-Jun-2014 Contact: Toni Baker tbaker@gru.edu 706-721-4421 Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University Liver cancer vaccine effective in mice AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tweaking a protein expressed by most liver cancer cells has enabled scientists to make a vaccine that is exceedingly effective at preventing the disease in mice. Alpha-Fetoprotein, or AFP – normally expressed    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Research And Markets: Intercept Pharmaceuticals' Obeticholic Acid For Liver Diseases Report

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of the “Intercept Pharmaceuticals’ Obeticholic Acid for Liver Diseases” report to their offering. Obeticholic acid (OCA) is a derivative of chenodeoxycholic acid, the dominant component of bile. It is a potent stimulator of farnesoid X receptor and in that way differs both from chenodeoxycholic acid and ursodeoxycholic    .. more …

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