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Denmark Tightens Leash On Cinnamon After EU Regulations

By | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 12:07

The Danish food safety agency has decided to enforce EU cinnamon restrictions in foods due to studies showing that the spice has an ingredient that has proven to be toxic.

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OxyElite Pro Recall 2013: Hepatitis, Liver Failure Cited In HHS Probe

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 17:25

All OxyElite Pro weight loss supplements are being recalled and destroyed, the FDA said in a press release.

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Americans Sell Hair, Eggs, And More, Amid Sluggish Financial Recovery

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 17:16

Lingering effects of the recession are prompting Americans to turn to their own bodies for economic security.

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NYC Health Officials Urge Bronx Restaurant Customers To Get Hepatitis Vaccine Immediately

By | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 15:17

The New York City Department of Health is administering free hepatitis A vaccines to anyone who ate at the Bronx eatery New Hawaii Sea Restaurant.

Scientists Closer To Developing Artificial Liver

Next Regeneration: Artificial Livers May Soon Be Ready For Transplant

By | Sat, 06/01/2013 - 21:12

The ability to generate artificial liver tissue for transplant is within science's grasp, researchers report.

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A Transplant First: Liver Kept Alive Outside Body

By | Fri, 03/15/2013 - 15:12

The first machine to keep a liver warm and fed with oxygen was successful at saving two lives. Inventors hope to expand usage all over the world and prevent needless deaths.

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Rare Condition Causes Girl's Skin and Eyes to Turn Yellow

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 11:42

A nine-year-old Pennsylvania girl has to spend up to 12 hours a day under UV lights because of an extremely rare liver condition that turns her eyes and skin yellow.

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Toothpick Linked to Woman's Severe Blood Poisoning and Mysterious Liver Problems

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 12:19

A woman developed severe blood poisoning and a swollen liver after she accidentally swallowed a toothpick.