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Released: 25-Feb-2020 7:00 AM EST
Think Before You Drink: The Brain Plays a Role in Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
American Physiological Society (APS)

New research shows that two brain proteins help regulate fat accumulation in the liver associated with excessive alcohol consumption, specifically binge drinking. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 4:15 PM EST
Too Much of a Good Thing May Lead to Too Much of a Liver As Well
University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego researchers suggest that prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may contribute to enlargement of the liver and fatty liver diseases.

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Released: 24-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
Cardiac amyloidosis masquerades as other conditions; 1 type affects more black Americans
Mayo Clinic

Human bodies constantly produce thousands of perfectly folded proteins, but some proteins get misfolded. An excess of these misfolded proteins can overwhelm the body's ability to remove them. When that happens, the rogue proteins bind together and form a substance called amyloid. Webs of amyloid can deposit in any tissue or organ, but some types affect the heart.

Released: 14-Feb-2020 7:05 PM EST
研究发现,特定肝细胞将有助于预防器官移植后的排斥反应和其他问题
Mayo Clinic

脂肪组织和骨髓中的间充质基质细胞因具有抗炎特性而被广泛用于各类治疗试验,但Mayo Clinic的一项新研究发现,肝细胞在这方面可能具有更大的潜质。

Released: 14-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST
New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure in the Intensive Care Unit
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For critical care specialists, hepatic failure poses complex challenges unlike those of other critical illnesses. A new set of evidence-based recommendations for management of liver failure is presented in the March issue of Critical Care Medicine, the official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. The guidelines are being presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress.

Released: 10-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST
CRISPR “Minigene” Approach Stops Genetic Liver Disease in Mice
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

A new CRISPR gene-editing technique prevented a genetic liver disease known to be driven by hundreds of different mutations and improved clinical symptoms in mice

Released: 12-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST
Um estudo descobriu que certas células hepáticas podem ajudar a prevenir a rejeição de órgãos depois de um transplante e outras doenças
Mayo Clinic

As células-tronco mesenquimais do tecido adiposo e da medula óssea são amplamente utilizadas em ensaios terapêuticos por suas propriedades anti-inflamatórias, mas uma nova pesquisa da Mayo Clinic descobriu que as células hepáticas podem ser de maior valor.



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