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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Liver Cancer | Celsion Receives DMC Recommendation To Continue With Phase 3 Liver Cancer Trial

Celsion Corp ( NASDAQ:CLSN ) said Monday it received a unanimous recommendation from the independent data monitoring committee (DMC) to continue with its phase three study of ThermoDox, intended for the treatment of primary liver cancer.The phase three study is a multinational, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that examines the effect of Celsion ‘s ThermoDox drug, in combination with    .. more …

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Fatty Liver Disease | Death Risk Not Increased By Fatty Liver

BALTIMORE, Nov. 27 (UPI) — Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, common among the obese and those with heart disease, does not appear to affect survival, U.S. researchers say. “Physicians have considered fatty liver disease a really worrisome risk factor for cardiovascular disease,” study leader Mariana Lazo, a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in a    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Fuzheng Huayu Composition May Lead To Anti-Liver Fibrosis Treatment In U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO–( BUSINESS WIRE )–At the annual Liver Meeting of American Association for Study of Liver Diseases on Nov. 6, 2011, Professor Chenghai Liu, director of the Institute of Liver Diseases at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, revealed the botanical preparation Fuzheng Huayu (FZHY) and the newly identified compounds may help reverse liver fibrosis in hepatitis patients.    .. more …

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Liver Diseases | Endometriosis Part 179 -eednometriosis And Chemical Cells Salt …

I. DefinitionNatrium phophoricum is also known as sodium phosphate with the chemical structure of Na2HPO412H2O). It has been used in homeopathic medicine in neutralizing acid. II. How natrium phophoricum (sodium phosphate, Na2HPO412H2O) effects women with endometriosis1. Endometrial crampsNatrium phophoricum helps the liver in fatty acids metabolism, thereby balancing the levels of prostaglandins    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Dr Brian Keighley: Cirrhosis Deaths Are Up 450%

THE BMA in Scotland has supported the principle of minimum pricing for alcohol for a number of years and we were delighted that this approach was included when the SNP first set out their strategy for tackling Scotland’s drinking problem. That was three years ago and the Scottish Parliament has taken great strides to reform the Scottish licensing system and more recently, to ban quantity    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Perspective On The Progression Of Hepatitis C

Medical experts believe that liver damage occurs in four to five stages: inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure. As the body tries to fight against infection, the liver becomes inflamed, thus beginning the initial phase of this disease. Fibrosis is the process of the inflamed liver tissue becoming scarred. Eventually, the scarred liver tissue can no longer repair itself;    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Research And Markets: Cirrhosis – Pipeline Review, H2 2011 Features Companies …
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Research and Markets ( ) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct’s new report ” Cirrhosis – Pipeline Review, H2 2011 ” to their offering. Global Markets Direct’s, ‘ Cirrhosis – Pipeline Review, H2 2011 ‘, provides an overview of the Cirrhosis therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Cirrhosis, complete with latest updates, and special    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | GENFIT: GFT505 REVERSES ESTABLISHED NAFLD/NASH AND BLOCKS PRO-FIBROTIC MECHANISMS

GENFIT: GFT505 REVERSES ESTABLISHED NAFLD/NASH AND BLOCKS PRO-FIBROTIC MECHANISMS New pre-clinical data show that the treatment of established NAFLD/NASH by the oral administration of GFT505 completely eliminates the pathology. Similarly, the treatment of established hepatic fibrosis by GFT505 blocks pro-fibrotic mechanisms. These results open the possibility of evaluating the potential of GFT505    .. more …

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Liver Disease | Fatty Liver Disease Poses No Excess Threat For Mortality
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Washington, Nov 24 : Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is a common condition associated with obesity and heart disease long thought to undermine health and longevity, does not pose excess risk for death, a new study has claimed. Mariana Lazo and her colleagues from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research,    .. more …

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Liver Cancer | Robin Gibb Of Bee Gees Fame Battles Liver Cancer

ROBIN GIBB BATTLES LIVER CANCER Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, 61, was diagnosed with liver cancer earlier this year and has been undergoing treatment for several months, it has been revealed. His 91-year-old mother Barbara and 65-year-old brother Barry both flew to England from their homes in the United States to be by his side, reports Britain’s Daily Mail. Gibb has been rushed to the hospital    .. more …

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