Hepatitis

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

19 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

For critical care specialists, hepatic failure poses complex challenges unlike those of other critical illnesses.
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New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

21 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical...
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Taiwan Reports First Death; U.S. Ship Passenger Tests Positive

23 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

A 61-year-old man who had a history of diabetes and hepatitis B died of the coronavirus in Taiwan.
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Osceola man sues Denny's for hepatitis A infection

2 days ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

An Osceola County man is suing Denny's restaurant, alleging that he was infected with hepatitis A last year after eating food that was contaminated by employees who had the...
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Study shows benefits of treating opioid addiction, HCV at same time

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Data from a recent study showed the benefits of initiating opioid agonist therapy and hepatitis C treatment at the same time in patients with opioid use disorder and ongoing...
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Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Most Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C at birth are not later tested to see if they acquired the virus, according to a study by researchers at Monroe Carell Jr...
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Infants Often Not Tested for Virus

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

According to a recent study Most Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C at birth are not later tested to see if they acquired the virus
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Heroin use increasing among American adults

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Earlier studies have shown a startling sevenfold increase in illnesses and deaths directly traceable to heroin use in the USA over less than 20 years. Along with this epidemic...
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Multiple specialized stem cell niches characterize hematopoiesis in the human fetal liver

6 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine

Before birth, different organs retain hematopoiesis. The liver is involved in the 6 th -8 th week of gestation. The hepatic hematopoietic stem cell niche begins when HSCs...
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Management of focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver: Experience of 50 pediatric patients in a tertiary center

6 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Focal nodular hyperplasia is a rare benign hepatic lesion in children. No management guidelines for pediatric population exist because of limited evidence.
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Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

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New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

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Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

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An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...