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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Liver Cancer | DR ELLIE CANNON: Hepatitis B Vaccine For Infants Is Crucial

By Dr Ellie Cannon Last Babies currently have a five-in-one jab at two months to protect against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and Hib. Now Ministers are considering adding a vaccine for hepatitis B to this. Each year about 325,000 Britons are diagnosed with the virus – which can cause liver cancer – almost double the number a decade ago. DR ELLIE CANNON explains why    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Hepatitis Rates Soar Among IV Drug Users, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, July 27 ( HealthDay News ) — About 10 million injection drug users worldwide have hepatitis C , and 1.3 million have hepatitis B , a new study reports. Hepatitis can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and liver cancer.Researchers analyzed international data and found that rates of hepatitis C infection among injection drug users ( IDUs ) were 60 to 80 percent in 25 countries and greater    .. more …

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Liver Disease | Q5: Benefit To Aid In The Fight Against Liver Disease

Jhon Haehn, football coach at University of Saint Mary, is organizing the 2nd Annual Leesa (Hite Haehn Benefit Bike Run, Show and Benefit Auction Aug. 6 at McGilley Field House on the University of Saint Mary Campus. Jhon’s wife Leesa died in June, 2010, of liver disease, a few weeks after giving birth to her daughter Brooke. Pictured above are Leesa and Brooke. 1. John can you tell us about Leesa    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | When You’re Losing Weight, Where Does The Fat Go?

(CNN) — Multiple chins, bulging tummies and flabby arms: It’s easy to see where fat accumulates on the body.When a person starts losing weight, where does the fat go? And what parts of the body can you expect to see results?Headlines from fitness magazines promise exercises to blast away belly fat and activities to spot-reduce flab. The scientific evidence, unfortunately, doesn’t back those sexy    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Two Billion People Infected With Hepatitis B

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – As many as two billion people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B — one of five types of the hepatitis virus – and more than 350 million suffer a chronic form of the disease.Yet, public awareness is low, and much more public health action is needed to prevent and control viral hepatitis, said experts yesterday at the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | Choline Vindicated

Choline is an essential nutrient found in cholesterol-rich foods like liver and egg yolks. Among many other roles, it supports neurological development and mental health and protects against fatty liver disease. So it will be no surprise to our readers that establishment nutritionists have choline in the crosshairs.For example, a recent paper published in Nature suggests that dietary choline may    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | Wayne State Researcher Gets $1.7 Grant For Liver Disease Study

DETROIT (WWJ) – A Wayne State University medical researcher has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the National Institutes of health.Kezhong Zhang is assistant professor of molecular medicine and genetics and of immunology and microbiology in the School of Medicine at Wayne State. He will use the grant to    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Why Hadith Rejecting Is Wrong-5

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Liver Cancer | Liver Cancer Linked To Male Sex Hormones: Study

HONG KONG – HONG Kong researchers have found that men are more likely to develop liver cancer due to a type of gene which is linked to male sex hormones. Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong said a study conducted since 2008 found more than 70 per cent of patients with liver cancer produced high levels of a gene called cell cycle-related kinase (CCRK). The study said the gene, one    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | WSU Researcher Gets $1.7M From US For Liver Study

Wayne State University says one of its researchers has received a $1.7 million federal grant to study a liver disease associated with obesity and diabetes.The university says the grant to medical school assistant professor Kezhong Zhang comes from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. That’s part of the National Institutes of Health.The Detroit school says the    .. more …

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