Feature Channels:

Liver Disease

Add to Favorites Subscribe Share
fbshare-Liver Disease

Showing results

110 of 154
Embargo will expire:
18-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Released to reporters:
12-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 18-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

The Newswise PressPass gives verified journalists access to embargoed stories. Please log in to complete a presspass application.
If you have not yet registered, please do so. When you fill out the registration form, please identify yourself as a reporter in order to advance to the presspass application form.

image.png

Article ID: 714027

Caffeine and Exercise Performance, HITT and Type 2 Diabetes, Physical Activity and Sedentary Time and More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science®

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

If you're looking for health and fitness story ideas, view these research highlights from the June 2019 issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, ACSM’s flagship journal. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world.

Released:
6-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Opioid Epidemic Increases Number of Organs Available for Transplant
  • Embargo expired:
    6-Jun-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713826

Opioid Epidemic Increases Number of Organs Available for Transplant

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

The confluence of two major health crises—the opioid epidemic and organ shortage—has moved surgeons to consider transplanting organs deemed as less than “perfect” in an effort to expand the donor pool and save more lives.

Released:
3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Radio-wave Therapy Proves Effective Against Liver Cancer Cells

Article ID: 713744

Radio-wave Therapy Proves Effective Against Liver Cancer Cells

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

A new targeted therapy using non-thermal radio waves has been shown to block the growth of liver cancer cells anywhere in the body without damaging healthy cells, according to a study conducted by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Health.

Released:
31-May-2019 9:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Scientists Bioengineer Human Liver Disease in the Lab to Find New Treatments
  • Embargo expired:
    30-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713376

Scientists Bioengineer Human Liver Disease in the Lab to Find New Treatments

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Scientists successfully bioengineered human liver organoids that faithfully mimic key features of fatal liver disease in the laboratory. This allowed them to uncover underlying disease biology in the organoids and test a potential therapy that in preclinical lab tests reversed an often-fatal childhood condition called Wolman disease.

Released:
23-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Path paved for printing replacement organs

Article ID: 713548

Path paved for printing replacement organs

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Bioengineers have developed a 3D printing technique that creates the interacting networks for transport of air, blood, and other bodily fluids—a major step toward 3D printed replacement organs.

Released:
28-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: It’s in the Weeds: Herbicide Linked to Human Liver Disease

Article ID: 712834

It’s in the Weeds: Herbicide Linked to Human Liver Disease

University of California San Diego Health

Exposure to glyphosate, the primary ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup, correlates to more severe cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Released:
14-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT
Newswise:  Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant

Article ID: 711878

Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alcohol Relapse Rate Among Liver Transplant Recipients Identical Whether or Not There is A 6-Month Wait Before Transplant 04/25/2019 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to PrintShare to More Credit: Getty Images For decades, patients with liver disease related to alcohol use have been told they must be sober for six months before they can get a liver transplant. Many die before that six-month wait period is up. Now, a growing number of researchers are questioning that six-month waiting period.

Released:
25-Apr-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: From Eagle Scout to Operating Room and Back Again

Article ID: 711606

From Eagle Scout to Operating Room and Back Again

Cedars-Sinai

It was in the Boy Scouts, decades before he came to Cedars-Sinai, that Dr. Nicholas Nissen, surgical director of Liver Transplantation, learned about going above and beyond the call of duty. On Thursday, April 25, he will receive one of the highest honors bestowed by Scouts USA: The rank of Distinguished Eagle Scout.

Released:
25-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    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.

Released:
16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Showing results

110 of 154

Chat now!