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    16-Apr-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 711394

Paired living liver donation offers liver failure patients a new option

University Health Network (UHN)

An anonymous living liver donor helped the UHN Transplant Program achieve a North American first with an innovative living liver donor exchange, or “swap,” that saved the lives of two failing liver patients, with the potential to save many more.

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16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711413

New role for innate immune sensor: suppressing liver cancer

UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern researchers have found that a protein in the body’s innate immune system that responds to gut microbes can suppress the most common type of liver cancer.

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16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711141

Research Highlights from the October Issue of the Journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, here is research from the October 2018 issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, ACSM’s flagship journal. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

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11-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710936

A Tiny Cry for Help from Inside the Liver Could Lead to Better Treatment

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New research points to a potential way to prevent acute liver damage, or even treat it -- as well as a possible way to better monitor the health of patients who have suffered from it. It's based on the discovery that a protein involved in one of the liver’s most basic functions also sounds the alarm when liver cells get hurt.

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8-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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    6-Apr-2019 7:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 710415

New Insights into How Fatty Liver Disease Progresses to Cancer

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

New research has uncovered important differences in the biological pathways that lead to cancer for alcoholic fatty liver disease compared to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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1-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710892

Mayo Clinic 研究人员或已找到肝病的新疗法

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic 研究人员的一项新研究显示,药物疗法能有效治疗一种可能危及生命的与肝硬化和其他慢性肝病有关的疾病。这项研究发表于 3 月份的美国胃肠病学协会的在线期刊《肠胃病学 (Gastroenterology)》上。印刷出版物定于 7 月份出版。

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5-Apr-2019 7:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 710788

Researchers Show That Mutations in Human Livers Can Promote Tissue Regeneration

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have identified genetic mutations that accumulate in the adult liver that can promote regeneration in the context of chronic liver damage.

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4-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710681

New formula better predicts speed of tumor growth in 12 cancers

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo researchers have developed a new method to more accurately predict tumor growth rates, a crucial statistic used to schedule screenings and set dosing regimens in cancer treatment.

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3-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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    3-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 710311

Researchers discover why men are more likely to develop liver cancer

The Rockefeller University Press

Researchers in Spain have discovered that a hormone secreted by fat cells that is present at higher levels in women can stop liver cells from becoming cancerous. The study, which will be published April 3 in the ournal of Experimental Medicine, helps explain why hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is more common in men, and could lead to new treatments for the disease, which is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide.

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27-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710455

Experimental Biology Highlights – Cancer, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Medical News

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Embargoed press materials are now available for the Experimental Biology (EB) 2019 meeting, to be held in Orlando April 6–9. EB is the annual meeting of five scientific societies bringing together more than 12,000 scientists and 25 guest societies in one interdisciplinary community.

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1-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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