Chart helps save infants from deadly liver disease
A simple health check with the help of a stool color chart could save infants suffering from congenital biliary atresia from deadly liver damage, health officials said, adding that the Taiwan-developed chart has been adopted by many countries. Since ...
Taipei Times - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:56

Autoimmune Liver Disease Diagnosis Sentences Patients to Stigma
LIGHTNING RELEASES: Pearland, TX (9/24/2014)- The PBCers Organization today called for a global name change of the chronic liver disease, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) to Primary Biliary Cholangitis. While cirrhosis is largely associated with ...
Ticker Report - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:16



Taiwan's stool chart helps diagnose liver defects in infants
It travels through the bile ducts to the small intestine, where it helps digest fats. In biliary atresia, the bile ducts become inflamed and blocked soon after birth. This causes bile to remain in the liver, where it starts to destroy liver cells ...
WantChinaTimes - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:18

Liver Awareness Month a good time to clean up our act
The Liver Foundation brings people's attention to liver diseases such as Hepatitis A and B, cirrhosis, biliary atresia and liver cancer; however, the foundation is wanting more people to know about the incidence of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease ...
Thegardenisland.com - Sun, 12 Oct 2014 03:35

UDCA therapy well tolerated in Chinese with primary biliary cirrhosis
Fifty-five patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC; median age, 60 years) were treated with 1,000 mg ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) daily for 12 days to determine its safety and efficacy among a Chinese population. A majority of the cohort were ...
Healio - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:26

25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels and Acute Cellular Rejection in Liver Transplant ...
... developing ACR include lower recipient age, acute kidney injury, elevated preoperative liver transaminases, older donor age, and certain types of liver diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, and chronic hepatitis C virus ...
Medscape - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:07

Recognition, Product Enhancement, Marketing Approval, Upcoming Events, and ...
... biliary cirrhosis (PBC), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and other chronic liver and intestinal diseases. The Company is also developing the preclinical product candidates INT-777 (an agonist of TGR5, a ...
MarketWatch - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:41

Newborns Die of Rare Disease as Parents Misjudge Symptoms for that of Jaundice
KOCHI: More than 20 newborns in the state die every year of a rare disease of the liver and bile duct, because the parents wrongly identify the symptoms as that of common jaundice, medical experts have warned. Twenty per cent of the total 500 liver ...
The New Indian Express - Sun, 05 Oct 2014 17:33


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