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Smokers And Coffee Drinkers Protected Against Liver Disease?

By | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:38

Coffee and cigarettes may lower your risk of developing the rare liver disease primary sclerosing cholangitis.

David Matthew Kwiatkowski

Hospital Tech Who Infected Patients With Hepatitis C Faces Up To 40 Years In Federal Prison

By | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 14:48

David Kwiatkowski, a traveling hospital technician who infected at least 32 people with hepatitis C using syringes tainted with his own infected blood, will receive his sentence on Monday.

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Fructose Can Cause Liver Damage Without Weight Gain; High Fructose Corn Syrup Is In Just About All Processed Foods

By | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:04

In primate experiments, scientists saw primates experience liver damage after a high fructose diet, without becoming obese.

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New Liver Disease Test Provided By Glowing Proteins From Eels

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:01

A new fluorescent protein from unagi eels, commonly found in sushi, is the basis for a revolutionary liver disease test.

Ray Manzarek Dies Bile Duct Cancer

Ray Manzarek Dies: Bile Duct Cancer Claimed Doors Founding Member And Keyboardist

By | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 20:09

Manzarek's family requested that fans send donations to cancer research in the name of the keyboardist and founding member of the legendary band The Doors.

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Over 50% Hepatitis Cases Don't Follow Through With Testing, At Risk For Liver Disease, Says CDC

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 14:19

CDC finds half of Americans with Hepatitis C, mostly baby boomers, don’t follow up after initial screening and might require medical treatment.

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Aspirin, NSAIDs Lower Liver Disease, Cancer Risk

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 17:01

People who take aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) have lower risk of developing liver disease and liver cancer.

Lasker Awards

The Lasker Foundation Awarded Seven Scientists With Prestigious Medical Awards

By | Mon, 09/10/2012 - 12:23

The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation awarded seven scientists with esteemed medical awards for pioneering development for liver transplantation, breakthroughs about the inner workings of a cell and leadership in biomedical science.

Red, Yellow or Green? Traffic Light Test Can Identify Liver Disease Severity

By | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 15:51

Now, a ‘traffic light’ test can tell whether or not a person has liver disease. Researchers say that the test could help reduce the number of people suffering from liver disease in the future.