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Hepatitis | Know The Warning Signs Of Liver Inflammation – Article Dashboard

Causes of inflammation of the liver vary. One of the most common is a viral infection, which may be acute or chronic. Hepatitis that results from a viral infection is characterized by letters of the alphabet, like hepatitis A or hepatitis B. The names of the viruses themselves are usually shortened to HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV and HEV HFV and HGV. HGV has only recently been discovered. Hepatitis B and C    .. 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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Posted on July 29, 2014, 8:03 pm By
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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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Posted on July 15, 2014, 8:41 pm By
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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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Cirrhosis | Critical End-stage Liver Disease Discovery Made

Although cirrhosis of the liver is most commonly associated with alcohol or drug abuse, the condition — marked by scar tissue replacing healthy liver tissue — also can result from viral hepatitis, obesity and diabetes, as well as certain inherited diseases. According to the National Institutes of Health, cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of death by disease in the U.S.As with many other human    .. more …

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Posted on May 20, 2014, 8:29 pm By
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Cirrhosis | Liver Cancer Screening Highly Beneficial For People With Cirrhosis

Newswise – DALLAS ” May 5, 2014 ” Liver cancer survival rates could be improved if more people with cirrhosis are screened for tumors using inexpensive ultrasound scans and blood tests, according to a review by doctors at UTSouthwestern Medical Center .The meta-analysis of 47 studies involving more than 15,000 patients found that the three-year survival rate was much higher among patients who    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Hyperion Therapeutics Announces The Publication Of Phase 2 Results Of Glycerol Phenylbutyrate (GPB) For The Treatment …

About Hepatic Encephalopathy HE is a serious but potentially reversible neurological disorder that can occur in patients with cirrhosis of any etiology or acute liver failure. HE comprises a spectrum of neurological signs and symptoms ranging from mild (e.g. minimal disorientation) to severe (e.g. coma, death) and is believed to occur when the brain is exposed to gut-derived toxins such as    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | Magic Wand That Spots If You've Been Overdoing It: Pen-like Device Can Detect Cirrhosis Of The Liver

By Thea Jourdan PUBLISHED: 19:11 EST, 27 January 2014 A new diagnostic device based on an instrument used to check the ripeness of cheese can detect cirrhosis of the liver. It does this earlier and with greater reliability than current tests, potentially saving thousands of lives. Each year in England, around 12,000 people die from cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver. A third of those deaths    .. more …

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Posted on January 28, 2014, 8:10 pm By
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Cirrhosis | The Bad Effects Of Hepatitis B – Article Dashboard
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The disease is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) that attacks the liver. The virus is transmitted through blood and bodily fluids that contain blood. This can occur through direct blood-to-blood contact, unprotected sex and illicit drug use. It can also be passed from an infected woman to her new born during the delivery process.The virus can cause a range of problems including fever, fatigue,    .. more …

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Cirrhosis | TV Star Larry Hagman Dies At 81
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Larry Hagman, who spent more than a decade playing TV villain JR Ewing has died at the age of 81, his family says.Hagman, who had suffered from cancer and cirrhosis of the liver, died in hospital on Friday afternoon, according to a family statement.”Larry was back in his beloved Dallas, re-enacting the iconic role he loved most,” said the family. “He was surrounded by loved ones.”Long-time friend    .. more …

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