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A wake up call for all Baby Boomers
A seldom discussed virus infection is expected to lead to what has been described as a "tsunami" of liver transplants during the coming decade.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
a Case Study of Cancer Data Set Combinations for PCBs
Vater, S. T., S. F. Velazquez, AND V. Cogliano. A CASE STUDY OF CANCER DATA SET COMBINATIONS FOR PCBs.
SW Radio Africa
Family blames detention for death of cancer patient
The family of a cancer patient, who is reported to have died just hours after being released from a major referral hospital, has said he might still be alive had he not been detained and allowed to continue his treatment elsewhere.
National Immunization week launched today
The National Immunization week was launched today with a major focus on Hepatitis B vaccination at birth to prevent liver cancer.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Rudolph: Alcohol can cause cancer
Many people enjoy a glass of wine with their dinner. An occasional drink of alcohol in an otherwise healthy person is not harmful.
Deroy Murdock: How red tape slows one life-saving drug's path to market
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease afflicts some nine to 15 million Americans. Left unchecked, it can devolve into fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
James Surowiecki: Should we regulate drug prices?
Few people have done better in the recent stock boom than biotech investors. Biotech was the best-performing market sector last year, and in the past two years its stocks rose a hundred and twenty per cent.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
National Review Online
Murdock: Red Tape Stymies a Fight Against Liver Disease
Left unchecked, it can devolve into fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver failure.
Deaths from viral hepatitis surpass HIV/AIDS in many countries
Deaths from viral Hepatitis B and C have surpassed HIV/AIDS in many countries, including Australia and in Western Europe, according to an analysis of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study.
Ready For A Rebound? Gilead's $1000 Pill
Gilead was ground zero for the Biotech sell-off. The sector is down about 25% from its highs made earlier in the year and now may be where the sector makes its stand.
Healthy Wednesday: Roseburg woman struggles with rare liver cancer, big medical bills
She did not know it, but she had a rare form of cancer growing in her liver. It was not until a 22-year-old niece visited that Miller realized she needed to see a doctor.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Branched-chain amino acids in liver diseases.
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Assembly Pharmaceuticals and BioCrossroads Announce Investment to...
HBV is an underappreciated global epidemic with more than 350 million people worldwide chronically infected, including two million in the U.S. Chronic HBV causes cirrhosis and liver failure, and it is a leading cause of liver cancer.
Pub night raises $7,000 for family of Langley baby fighting cancer
Nine-month-old Chloe is undergoing chemotherapy for liver cancer. A family friend recently held a pub night fundraiser in support of the Langley child's parents.
UPDATE 1-Cancer drug company BioAlliance to buy Topotarget
France's BioAlliance Pharma said it agreed to buy Scandinavian biopharmaceutical company Topotarget to boost its scale and combine their pipelines of new rare cancer treatments.
21-year-old celebrating the gift of life with every breath she takes
At her home in southeast Houston, Crystal Johnson, 21, dreams of opening her own fashion boutique some day and writing a book about her life: a life she has an organ donor family to thank for every breath she now takes.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Breaking bad mitochondria: Mechanism helps explain persistence of hepatitis C virus
Mitochondria in hepatitis C-infected cells are self-destructing. The self-annihilation process explains the persistance and virulence of the virus in human liver cells.
San Antonio scientist may have discovered more effective Hep C option
Dr. Fred Poordad, lead author of a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine, says researchers may have discovered a more effective treatment for hepatitis C patients.
Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver...
Liver stiffness is associated with risk of decompensation, liver cancer, and death in patients with chronic liver diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.