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1 hr ago | Journal-Advocate

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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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Opinion

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.

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Related Topix: CASE, Health

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Zimbabwe,

Fiji Village

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink

UnionLeader.com

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Corporate Governance, Law, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

New Yorker

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Corporate Governance, Law

Science Blog

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Amazon, Hepatitis, Health

The News-Review

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Roseburg, OR

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CiteULike

Branched-chain amino acids in liver diseases.

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Related Topix: Health

Hispanic Business

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.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

Langley Times

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.

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Related Topix: Health

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Lymphoma

KHOU-TV Houston

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, UC San Diego

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine

Independent News Herald Online

Lipinski fighting stage four liver cancer a "benefit to be held March 22

In October 2012, doctors discovered that George Lipinski of Hewitt had stage three colon cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Colorectal Health, Hewitt, MN, Colon Cancer

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