Long COVID Associated With Risk of Metabolic Liver Disease Long COVID Associated With Risk of Metabolic Liver Disease
Postacute COVID syndrome, an ongoing inflammatory state following infection with SARS-CoV-2, is associated with greater risk of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Treating NAFLD by Defeating Obesity: What Are the Best Options? Treating NAFLD by Defeating Obesity: What Are the Best Options?
Bariatric surgery is often the treatment of last resort, but considering it earlier may be just what patients with fatty liver disease need.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Robotic Donor Hepatectomy: A Major Breakthrough in LDLT Robotic Donor Hepatectomy: A Major Breakthrough in LDLT
Learn more about this breakthrough technology and how it could benefit living donor liver transplantation.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Best diet to avoid the serious condition according to research
COOL seas, warm air, blazing sun, holidays. These are all associations people may have with the Mediterranean. What they may not associate with this warm part of the world is fatty liver disease. As it turns out, a diet from this region may help reduce your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Signs to spot your alcohol consumption damage has become irreversible
FATTY liver disease is far more common than most realise. What are the three signs your alcohol use has caused irreversible damage? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural cholesterol-lowering supplement may cause 'acute liver damage' warns doctors
NATURAL supplements are taken for many reasons, but "natural" and "supplement" doesn't automatically mean safe and beneficial. According to a report published in the BMJ Case Reports, a natural cholesterol-lowering supplement may cause "acute liver damage". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FAPI-PET may improve diagnosis of gastric cancer
Hybrid PET/MR imaging with an experimental gallium-68-labeled fibroblast activatio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ga-68 radiotracer outperforms F-18 FDG in lung cancer staging New tracer bests FDG for diagnosing liver cancer Sofie receives nod to start trial for PET tracer PET imaging lays foundation for new cancer therapies PET tracer shows promise for diagnosing breast cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Guideline Issued for External Beam RT in Primary Liver Cancers
EBRT strongly recommended as potential first - line therapy for patients with HCC confined to liver who are not candidates for curative therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Good Long-Term Outcomes of Kidney/Liver Transplant in Adults With HIV Good Long-Term Outcomes of Kidney/Liver Transplant in Adults With HIV
HIV-positive kidney- and liver-transplant patients can expect good long-term outcomes following the transplant, comparable with those of matched HIV-negative peers, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Guideline Issued for External Beam RT in Primary Liver Cancers
TUESDAY, Jan. 18, 2022 -- In a clinical practice guideline issued by the American Society for Radiation Oncology and published in the January issue of Practical Radiation Oncology, recommendations are presented for the use of external beam radiation... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

"Lives of despair" at risk for "deaths of despair": tracking an under-recognized, vulnerable population - Na PJ, Stefanovics EA, Rhee TG, Rosenheck RA.
PURPOSE: The substantial and unexpected increase in "deaths of despair" in the US (e.g., deaths from drug overdose, suicide, and alcohol-related liver diseases) reported by economists Case and Deaton in 2015 raises questions about the number and characteri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mothball ingestion in the setting of G6PD deficiency causing severe hemolytic anemia, methemoglobinemia, and multiple organ failure in a toddler - Kuwada G, Murakami A, Glaser DW, Ingraham SE, Purohit PJ.
Mothballs containing naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene are known to cause hemolysis and methemoglobinemia. They can also affect the other organs, including the kidneys, liver, lungs, and skeletal muscles. The involvement of 1 or 2 organs at a time has bee... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

HCC Risk in Hepatitis C Stage-3 Fibrosis After SVR With DAAs HCC Risk in Hepatitis C Stage-3 Fibrosis After SVR With DAAs
Do patients with chronic hepatitis C and stage 3 fibrosis remain at risk of hepatocellular carcinoma even after sustained virological response with DAAs?Liver International (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Supplements warning: Two 'natural' supplements causing deadly 'toxic liver disease'
SUPPLEMENTATION is supposed to be beneficial for you. However, if taken without medical approval, it could be dangerous - especially the "natural" kind. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: How the condition can be found in your mouth – what to spot
FATTY liver disease is increasingly common with surprising warning symptoms. Your mouth may be indicative of your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Liver and Gastroenterology Hospital of Minya University
[Egypt Online] President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on 22/12/2021 inaugurated over video conference the Liver and Gastroenterology Hospital of Minya University. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Visceral fat: Best exercise to reduce the belly fat – ‘it will continue to burn fat after’
VISCERAL fat is found around the abdominal cavity, an area of the body that contains key organs such as the liver and intestines. If you have too much visceral fat, then this can cause health issues. If you need to lose visceral fat, there are two exercises that will most effectively burn it off. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: 'Excessive' consumption of two fruit juices can intensify side effects - BMJ
STATINS provide a buffer against heart disease by reducing the production of cholesterol in the liver. The effects of the cholesterol-lowering drugs are not entirely benign, however. Specific dietary interactions can induce unpleasant side effects. According to a BMJ review, "excessive" consumption of two fruits can intensify a painful side effect. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supply-chain issues weigh down Philips Q4 results
Ongoing issues with the global supply chain weighed down financial results a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips' inferior vena cava filter removal laser sheath gets FDA nod Philips to acquire Vesper Medical Philips highlights cardiac ultrasound suite at EuroEcho 2021 Philips launches new MRI scanners on eve of RSNA 2021 Philips receives clearance for liver fat quantification tools (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: The diet that reduces dangerous liver fat by nearly 40% 'in weeks'
THE risks associated with fat are well-established, yet lipids can be broken down into many different types, and all pose a different set of health risks. Fat that sits in the liver, for example, is infamous for promoting inflammation. Fortunately, one diet could slash levels of the dangerous fat by nearly 40 percent. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minnesota Partnership awards 5 collaborative research grants for 2022
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics announced today their 2022 research awardees. This marks the partnership's 18th year of spearheading new scientific ideas from Minnesota to improve the health of, and health care for, Minnesotans. The state-funded grants for these team science proposals total nearly $5 million. This year the awards fund innovative projects on heart and liver disease, mapping diseases of the brain, congenital genetic disease, and pancreatic cancer.  These two-year… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 13, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

ASTRO releases EBRT guidelines for liver cancer treatment
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued its first clinica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Virtual tools improve patient care ASTRO 2021 studies tackle racial disparities, high costs New radiation therapy tools are highlight of ASTRO 2021 RefleXion to showcase tech, abstracts at ASTRO 2021 ASTRO urges members to oppose Medicare payment cuts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease diet: Key foods you should eat to slash risk - and the ones to avoid
FATTY liver disease is commonly associated with the consumption of alcohol, however, it can also develop due to diet. How can you amend your diet to ward off the risk of symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D printing enhances treatment of kidney stones
The combination of percutaneous nephrolithotomy and 3D-printed models produce...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA publishes paper on 3D-printed medical devices How to generate patient-specific augmented reality models 3D-printed device could improve chest x-ray imaging Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy? 3D printing makes giant strides in liver (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

North Carolina gene editing firm signs deal with Pfizer worth up to $1.35B
Gene-editing firm Beam Therapeutics Inc. has signed a four-year deal worth up to $1.35 billion with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is paying Massachusetts-based Beam (Nasdaq: BEAM) $300 million up front to develop gene therapies for three targets for rare diseases in the liver, muscle and central nervous system. Milestone payments to Beam could reach up to $1.05 billion. In 2020, Beam announced plans to op en a 200-job clinical and commercial manufacturing facility in Research… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Liver-branding surgeon Simon Bramhall struck off medical register
A tribunal finds that autographing two patients' organs is a "gross violation" of their "dignity". #simonbramhall #atribunal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liver-branding surgeon Simon Bramhall struck off medical register
A tribunal finds that autographing two patients' organs is a "gross violation" of their "dignity". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gene editing firm in RTP inks deal with Pfizer worth up to $1.35B
Gene-editing firm Beam Therapeutics Inc. has signed a four-year deal worth up to $1.35 billion with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is paying Massachusetts-based Beam (Nasdaq: BEAM) $300 million up front to develop gene therapies for three targets for rare diseases in the liver, muscle and central nervous system. Milestone payments to Beam could reach up to $1.05 billion. In 2020, Beam announced plans to op en a 200-job clinical and commercial manufacturing facility in Research… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Supplements: The supplement which can 'help you lose weight and visceral fat'
VISCERAL fat is fat wrapped around the organs, including the liver and intestines, which can carry a number of health risks. If you are trying to get rid of visceral fat, there is a supplement which may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Castle Creek Biosciences buys gene therapy company weeks after canceling IPO plans
Castle Creek Biosciences, a Chester County cell and gene therapy company, has acquired Novavita Thera Inc. Novavita, of Rochester, Minnesota, is a preclinical gene therapy company focused on rare liver and metabolic diseases. Financial terms of the deal are being kept confidential. The purchase expands Exton-based Castle Creek's development pipeline beyond its core focus of skin and connective tissue disorders. It also expands the firm's technology platform by adding in vivo capabilities, where… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

A rare form of intoxication: acute methyl ethyl ketone peroxide poisoning - Sun C, Jian T, Li Y, Cui S, Shi L, Yu G, Kan B, Jian X.
We report two suicidal cases of acute methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (MEKP) poisoning. A woman in her late 60s suffered from oral mucosal erosion, functional impairment of the heart, liver and other organs, pulmonary inflammation, elevated inflammatory marke... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Turmeric-induced hepatotoxicity: report of 2 cases - Sohal A, Alhankawi D, Sandhu S, Chintanaboina JK.
The use of herbal and dietary supplements is rising in the United States. Turmeric has been one of the most popular supplements recently, used widely for various conditions such as arthritis, digestive disorder, and liver conditions. Although rarely report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ga-68 radiotracer outperforms F-18 FDG in lung cancer staging
PET/CT imaging with an experimental gallium-68-based (Ga-68) radiotracer tha...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New tracer bests FDG for diagnosing liver cancer PET imaging lays foundation for new cancer therapies PET tracer shows promise for diagnosing breast cancer New PET radiotracer more effective at detecting cancer Animal study suggests Ga-68 PET FAPI can detect lung fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Seven tell-tale signs indicating you have too much fat in your liver
A healthy liver should contain little or no fat, though the NHS estimates up to one in every three people in the UK has early stages of NAFLD, where there are small amounts of fat in their liver. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and the Liver: Lessons Learnt a Year Later COVID-19 and the Liver: Lessons Learnt a Year Later
This study summarizes what we have learned concerning liver manifestations and prevalence of hepatic abnormalities in COVID-19 patients from both Eastern and Western countries.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: The feeling under your ribs on your left and right side to watch out for
LIVER cancer is most common in men over the age of 60. Despite this, like a lot of other cancers, it can affect anyone of any age or background. It is important to remember the symptoms of cancers you're most likely to develop so you can act to get the treatment you need. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: The popular hot drink shown to slash the risk of liver cancer by 40%
A COMMON warm beverage has been linked to 40 percent lower risks of liver cancer by scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Machine Perfusion Boosts Outcomes of Liver Transplant Machine Perfusion Boosts Outcomes of Liver Transplant
When preparing deceased-donor livers for transplant, portable normothermic blood-based machine perfusion improves transplant outcomes than ischemic cold storage, according to results of the PROTECT trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 6, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

HIV+ Patients Get Good Outcomes After Kidney or Liver Transplant HIV+ Patients Get Good Outcomes After Kidney or Liver Transplant
Patient and graft survival outcomes after 15 years support transplant benefits in HIV population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 5, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Simple Model Helps Predict ESLD in People Living With HIV Simple Model Helps Predict ESLD in People Living With HIV
Researchers from the US and Canada have teamed up to develop and validate a model for predicting end-stage liver disease in people living with HIV.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, RYGB Reduce Liver Fat in Type 2 Diabetes Sleeve Gastrectomy, RYGB Reduce Liver Fat in Type 2 Diabetes
Retrospective studies have suggested that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass may be more effective in countering hepatic steatosis, but randomized trials have been lacking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Worcestershire woman who diagnosed liver cancer in daughter via Google slams doctor's misdiagnosis
Louise Millward, 34, from Inkberrow, Worcestershire, correctly diagnosed her two-year-old daughter Grace's rare liver cancer by Googling her symptoms has slammed doctors who said she was constipated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Signs in your daily life that you have the 'silent disease'
FATTY liver disease is increasingly common and later stages include cirrhosis. There are several signs to be aware of, though sometimes they can be vague or hard to spot, so it is often dubbed a "silent disease". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcome of plasma exchange in acute liver failure due to yellow phosphorus poisoning: a single-center experience - Angraje S, Sekar M, Mishra B, Matcha J.
BACKGROUND: Yellow phosphorus (YP) is a protoplasmic poison that causes acute liver failure (ALF) for which liver transplantation is the definitive modality. Hereby, we present our clinical data on the role of plasma exchange (PE) in ALF due to YP poisonin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two signs in your sleep - when to speak to a doctor
STATINS lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood, which is often referred to as "bad cholesterol". Statins reduce the production of it inside the liver. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Three often overlooked symptoms indicating you’re heading to disease
FATTY liver disease: Since 1970, deaths due to liver disease have increased by a whopping 400 percent according to the British Liver Trust. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: What Experts Say About Five Popular Ginger 'Cures' (Hint - They Won't Treat Malaria or Clean Your Liver)
[Africa Check] In 2021, we fact-checked dozens of claims that certain herbal mixtures could cure a range of diseases. Some of the most popular included ginger. Here are five - and what experts think of them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Synthetic Alcohol Promises to Make Drinking Safer. But Experts Are Wary
Our ancestors started drinking booze millions of years ago, and we never stopped. Alcohol is embedded in nearly every culture in the world as a social lubricant, marker of taste and cornerstone of celebrations. If companies tried to bring it to market for the first time today, however, U.S. regulators would almost certainly forbid it. More than 200 health conditions—from cancer to dementia to cirrhosis— are linked to alcohol; it contributes to 3 million deaths globally each year, many via auto accidents and suicides; and in the U.S. alone, more than 14 million people struggle with alcohol-use disorder. It&rsquo...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Stopping dementia at the nose with combination of rifampicin and resveratrol
Dementia is thought to occur when proteins called amyloid-β, tau, and α-synuclein accumulate in the brain and form oligomers. A research group from the Department of Translational Neuroscience, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, had previously shown in a study using mice that the antibiotic rifampicin removes oligomers from the brain and improves cognitive function. However, the drug has been associated with side effects such as liver damage. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

COVID - 19 - Related Alcohol Consumption Will Increase Liver Disease
One - year increase in alcohol consumption to result in 8,000 additional liver disease - related deaths (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news