Elobixibat: A Novel Treatment for Chronic Constipation Elobixibat: A Novel Treatment for Chronic Constipation
Elobixibat, a novel ileal bile acid transport inhibitor, appears to be a safe and effective treatment for chronic constipation.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Albireo Announces U.S. FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Odevixibat
BOSTON, Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a clinical-stage rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - January 25, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

What Is the Common Bile Duct
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Albireo Submits for U.S. FDA and EMA Product Approval of Once-Daily Odevixibat for PFIC
BOSTON, Dec. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albireo Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALBO), a clinical-stage rare liver disease company developing novel bile acid modulators, today announced it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 8, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

GLIMMER of Hope for Itch in Primary Biliary Cholangitis GLIMMER of Hope for Itch in Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Linerixibat, an ileal sodium-dependent bile acid transporter inhibitor, improved more than itch for patients with primary biliary cholangitis, despite a notable placebo effect, in the GLIMMER trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How Cancer Shaped Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’s Life and Work
The name Ruth Bader Ginsburg became almost synonymous with strength and stamina as she rose to prominence in judicial and feminist circles throughout her long career. Famously nicknamed the Notorious RBG and known for her grueling fitness regimen, the late Supreme Court justice also struggled with cancer and other health issues for the better part of her time on the bench — culminating with her death on Sept. 18 at the age of 87 of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg’s health issues became public in 1999, six years after her appointment to the Supreme Court, when she had surgery for early-...
Source: TIME: Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime remembrance Source Type: news

Fluorescent Cholangiography Could Prevent Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Fluorescent Cholangiography Could Prevent Bile Duct Injury During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Fluorescent cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy could prevent bile duct injury by improving visualization of biliary anatomy, according to a new review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Strides Pharma gets USFDA nod for Ursodiol tablets, a liver disease treatment drug
Strides Pharma Science gets an approval from the USFDA to market Ursodiol tablets used for treating primary biliary cirrhosis, a progressive disease of the liver caused by a buildup of bile within the liver. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saved by the Saxons! The disgusting 10th-century potion that could beat superbugs
Made from cow ’s bile, garlic and onions, Bald’s eyesalve was meant to cure styes, but scientists believe it could deal with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infectionsName:Bald ’s eyesalve.Age: 1,000 years old.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Medical research MRSA and superbugs Science Alternative medicine Life and style Source Type: news

Safe Cholecystectomy Practice Guideline and Consensus Safe Cholecystectomy Practice Guideline and Consensus
This article provides evidenced-based, consensus recommendations for safe cholecystectomy and prevention of bile duct injury.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Scientists discover a new mechanism controlling liver cancer development
This study, published in PNAS, shows that the PPARα protein, when blocked, dramatically reduces the impact and progression of cholangiocarcinoma (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Researchers discover unknown consumer base for unsustainable bear product use
(San Diego Zoo Global) A team of researchers led by San Diego Zoo Global made an unexpected discovery: the use of bear bile and body parts in traditional remedies consumed by new and pregnant mothers. The use of traditional medicines derived from bear bile and gallbladders by young and expecting mothers for ailments related to pregnancy had not been previously documented. With populations of wildlife -- including bears -- in decline across Southeast Asia, understanding this large consumer base could inform conservation efforts in the region. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bicycle handlebar injury in a child resulting in complex liver laceration with massive bleeding and bile leakage: a case report - Grosek J, Čebron, Janež J, Tomažič A.
We present a case of severe liver laceration wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

New clues on how lipid emulsions prevent liver disease in preterm babies
(Baylor College of Medicine) New evidence links the microbiome and gut bile acids to lipid emulsion prevention of liver disease in preterm babies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ivosidenib Promising Against Refractory Bile Duct Cancer Ivosidenib Promising Against Refractory Bile Duct Cancer
Ivosidenib improved progression-free survival in patients with previously treated isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 (IDH1)-mutant cholangiocarcinoma in a phase 3 placebo-controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news