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Blood vessel 'master gene' discovery could lead to treatments for liver disease - Medical Xpress



Medical Xpress
 
Blood vessel 'master gene' discovery could lead to treatments for liver disease 
Medical Xpress
Liver disease is the fifth biggest cause of death in the UK, with a 20 per cent increase in cases over the last decade. It kills more than 16,000 people a year, with over a quarter of these related to alcohol. However many patients do not present ...

 


Takeda and HemoShear Therapeutics Enter into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership in Liver Diseases - Business Wire (press release)



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Takeda and HemoShear Therapeutics Enter into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership in Liver Diseases 
Business Wire (press release)
BUSINESS WIRE)--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) and HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC, a privately held biotechnology company, today announced a partnership to discover and develop novel therapeutics for liver diseases, including ...
Takeda is beefing up its NASH pipeline with a $470M discovery deal with HemoShear Endpoints News

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Fecal Transplant Efficacy Examined in Liver Disease - MPR - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Fecal Transplant Efficacy Examined in Liver Disease - MPR 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
HealthDay News ? Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) from a rationally selected donor seems safe and effective for patients with primary sclerosing ...

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Stomach acid blockers promote liver disease, study finds - The San ... - The San Diego Union-Tribune



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Common Acid Reflux Medications Promote Chronic Liver Disease - UC San Diego Health



UC San Diego Health
 
Common Acid Reflux Medications Promote Chronic Liver Disease 
UC San Diego Health
Approximately 10 percent of Americans take a proton pump inhibitor drug to relieve symptoms of frequent heartburn and acid reflux. That percentage can be ...

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Do you have liver damage? - Fox News



Fox News
 
Do you have liver damage? 
Fox News
Other common causes of liver damage include hepatitis B and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). While older Americans are most at risk for NAFLD, there are also over 6 million children in the U.S. suffering from NAFLD. Although obesity and type ...

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Progress in Fatty Liver and Pediatric Liver Disease - Medscape



Progress in Fatty Liver and Pediatric Liver Disease 
Medscape
"There are also a few trials on pediatric liver disease that are pretty exciting," Dr Lok told Medscape Medical News. "They address rare liver diseases that may not always get a lot of attention, but they are breakthroughs because many of these ...
Immune Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation at The Liver ... Business Wire (press release)

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Widely-Used Medicine for Heartburn, Indigestion, Acid Reflux Can Cause Liver Damage: Researchers - NBC 7 San Diego



Widely-Used Medicine for Heartburn, Indigestion, Acid Reflux Can Cause Liver Damage: Researchers 
NBC 7 San Diego
A widely-used medicine for heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux can cause serious liver damage, researchers at UC San Diego Medical Center have discovered. More than 30 million Americans take Prilosec, Nexium, Prevacid, or generic versions of those ...

 


Paul Tucci wife's death was from liver disease, says her family - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
 
Paul Tucci wife's death was from liver disease, says her family 
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The family of the late Jennifer Tucci, who was married to Paul "P.J." Tucci at the time of her death, wants to bring a halt to the rumors that Tucci may have killed ...

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New digestive/liver disease gene identified by international team - Emory News Center



Emory News Center
 
New digestive/liver disease gene identified by international team 
Emory News Center
The rare disorder is characterized by significant diarrhea beginning soon after birth, low serum levels of fat-soluble vitamins and evidence of liver disease. Despite continued symptoms, with medical support, the children grow and develop normally, at ...