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Newswise: Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives
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HCV Guidance Updates Recommendations for Identification and Management of Chronic Hep C

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

HCVguidelines.org — a website developed by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America to provide up-to-date guidance on the management of hepatitis C — was recently revised to reflect important developments in the identification and management of chronic hepatitis C (HCV)

Channels: All Journal News, Liver Disease, Transplantation,

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3-Dec-2019 3:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected AAAS Fellows

Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected AAAS Fellows

University of California San Diego Health

Two researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine—Pamela L. Mellon and Aleem Siddiqui—have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general science organization in the world and publisher of the journal Science.

Channels: All Journal News, In the Workplace, Liver Disease, OBGYN,

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26-Nov-2019 11:55 AM EST
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Newswise: UCI-led study reveals how consuming alcohol affects the circadian rhythm of the liver leading to disease

UCI-led study reveals how consuming alcohol affects the circadian rhythm of the liver leading to disease

University of California, Irvine

Weekend binge drinking and chronic alcoholism have long been known to contribute to alcoholic liver diseases (ALD). A new study reveals how alcohol affects the liver's circadian rhythm, uncovering a potential new target for ALD treatments.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, Liver Disease, Aging, Cell Biology, PNAS, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

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22-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST
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Matthew R. D’Uva to Join AASLD as CEO

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) has appointed Matthew R. D’Uva, FASAE, CAE, as its new chief executive officer, effective January 21, 2020.

Channels: In the Workplace, Liver Disease, Healthcare,

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20-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST
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Two life threatening problems, one surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Juan Cueto did not feel sick, but he was losing weight rapidly and was devastated with the knowledge that he had two life threatening diseases, cancer and a liver disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Healthcare, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

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20-Nov-2019 12:25 PM EST
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Newswise: Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a living liver donor transplant program, significantly increasing the number of available organs for life-saving transplants

Channels: All Journal News, Family and Parenting, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

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14-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST
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Newswise: Phage Therapy Shows Promise for Alcoholic Liver Disease
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Phage Therapy Shows Promise for Alcoholic Liver Disease

University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego researchers linked a gut bacteria toxin to worse clinical outcomes in patients with alcoholic liver disease, and discovered that treatment with bacteriophages clears the bacteria and eliminates the disease in mice.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Cell Biology, Liver Disease, Nature (journal),

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8-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Physicians Should Consider Hydroxychloroquine to Reduce the Risk of Recurrent Congenital Heart Block in Subsequent Pregnancies of Women with Anti-SSA/Ro Antibodies

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

New research findings presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting discovered that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) significantly reduces the recurrence rate of congenital heart block in subsequent pregnancies of women with anti-SSA/ Ro antibodies, regardless of their health status.

Channels: Autoimmune Diseases, Cardiovascular Health, Immunology, Liver Disease, Neuro, Children's Health, Medical Meetings,

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6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST
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