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7 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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

Medical News Today

Tough liver cancer may be treated with immunotherapy

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HIV and Hepatitis

EASL 2014: Chinese Herbal Compound Inhibits Hepatitis C Virus Replication

Saturday 12 April 2014 -- Data from a late-breaking abstract presented at the International Liver Congress 2014 identifies a new compound, SBEL1, that has the ability to inhibit hepatitis C virus activity in cells at several points in the virus' lifecycle.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

FAQ: The High Cost of Hepatitis C Drugs

April 14, 2014 -- Last week, the World Health Organization strongly endorsed two new oral drugs that fight hepatitis C, a liver -damaging virus.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Coffee linked to lower risk of liver cancer, cirrhosis

Angelenos who consider coffee as one of their major food groups can add one more scientific study to their "amazing things about coffee" or "no, coffee won't kill me" lists.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Alcoholism

HIV and Hepatitis

EASL 2014: New Research Sheds Light on Liver Cancer Diagnosis, Staging, and Treatment

Dramatic regional differences in survival rates for people with hepatocellular carcinoma are largely attributable to varying national policies regarding screening and treatment, according to study findings presented at the 49thEASL International Liver Congress last week in London.

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics

Newkerala.com

Adoptive T cell therapy can help treat severe liver cancer

Washington, April 13 : A new study has revealed that liver cancer ) may be treated by adoptive T-cell therapy.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Agreement with China's Tririver Capital

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement with China's Tririver Capital to help identify distribution and joint venture partners for the Company's novel oncology drug PV-10 in China, as well as other therapeutics that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Dermatology, Cancer

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