Post Profile

A South American amphibian could potentially hold the key in curing cirrhosis

(University of Surrey) The unique liver function of a South American amphibian, Siphonops annulatus, could pave the way to finding a cure to the devastating liver condition cirrhosis, a new study published in the prestigious Journal of Anatomy reports.
read more


Related Posts

Liver fibrosis or scarring, leading cause of liver cirrhosis can be prevented with asthma drug: Study

Health : Bel Marra Health

Liver fibrosis or liver scarring is a common cause of liver cirrhosis that experts now say could potentially be prevented with a drug normally used to help prevent allergies and asthma. At least 30 million Americans have some form o...

Interferon-Free Therapy Clears Hepatitis C in 93 Percent of Patients in Trial

Health : Newswise Medical News

A 12-week dose of an investigational three-drug hepatitis C combination cured the virus in 93 percent of patients with liver cirrhosis who hadn't previously been treated, according to a study in the May 5, 2015, issue of The Journal...

Liver fully recovers from a low protein diet

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(University of Surrey) Damage caused to the liver by a low protein diet can be repaired, a new study just published in the prestigious journal Nutrition has found.

Researchers map molecular interaction that prevents aggressive breast cancer

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers in Italy have discovered how specific versions of a protein called Numb protect the key tumor suppressor p53 from destruction. The study, which will be published Dec. 21 in the Journal of C...

Hepatitis C infection in liver cirrhosis patients can be cured with investigational oral therapy

Health : Bel Marra Health

Hepatitis C infection in liver cirrhosis patients can be cured with investigational oral therapy. An advanced form of liver disease, cirrhosis can be caused by hepatitis C infection, alcoholism, autoimmune disease, and other strains...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC