Supplements warning: Anxiety supplement that could cause major liver damage - expert
TAKING supplements can be a good alternative to medications or trying to overload your diet with certain vitamins. However, as with anything we consume they can have a negative effect on our bodies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer GI Docs, More Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Deaths Fewer GI Docs, More Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Deaths
Alcohol-associated liver disease kills more people in US states with fewer gastroenterologists per capita.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Repeated Non-invasive Fibrosis Tests to Monitor NAFLD Repeated Non-invasive Fibrosis Tests to Monitor NAFLD
Are blood-based non-invasive tests for fibrosis monitoring at 2-3-year intervals sufficient for determining progression of NAFLD?Liver International (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Pathology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Antibiotic treatment in patients with sepsis: a narrative review
Sepsis is a medical emergency and life-threatening condition due to a dysregulated host response to infection, with unacceptably high morbidity and mortality. Similar to acute myocardial infarction or cerebral vascular accident, sepsis is a severe and continuous time-dependent condition. Thus, in the case of sepsis, early and adequate administration of antimicrobials must be a priority, ideally within the first hour of diagnosis, simultaneously with organ support.As a consequence of the emergence of multidrug-resistant pathogens, the choice of antimicrobials should be performed according to the local pathogen patterns of r...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The unethical use of paracetamol as a food tenderizer in four selected african countries: a major public health concern? - Afful EY, Frimpong-Manso S, Bekoe SO, Barfi CO, Opuni KFM, Oppong MB.
Paracetamol poisoning is the commonest cause of acute liver injury. Therefore, the unethical use of paracetamol as a food tenderizer poses a threat to human health. Although this is a common practice in Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya, there are few or n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptom to look out for in your poo - 'Tell a doctor straight away'
FATTY liver disease is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that "often" causes no symptoms. Or for some the signals may appear after living with the disease for years. But if you do spot any of the warning signs it is important you seek medical help as soon as possible. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Deaths From Liver Failure Linked to Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Two Deaths From Liver Failure Linked to Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug
Two children have died 5-6 weeks after infusion with the gene therapy drug onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma), a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, its manufacturer reports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Liver disease: The ‘early’ symptom that shows up at night - 'see your GP'
ALTHOUGH liver conditions don't usually cause many warning signs until your liver has become "severely damaged", a health charity shares an "early" symptom that might trouble you during the night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Says More Is Needed to Protect Infants From Hepatitis B CDC Says More Is Needed to Protect Infants From Hepatitis B
Progress has occurred in reducing maternal-to-child transmission of hepatitis B, a leading cause of liver cancer, but is lagging, particularly in Africa.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Liver Toxicity Knowledge Base (LTKB)
Overview of the Liver Toxicity Knowledge Base project at the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research to study drug-induced liver injury (DILI) with links to the LTKB Dataset and DILIrank Dataset, references, and contact information for questions, suggestions, or technical support. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 11, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

News at a glance: South Korea ’s lunar orbiter, the U.S. monkeypox response, and a lost Earth-science satellite
PLANETARY SCIENCE South Korea sends orbiter to Moon to search for ice South Korea’s first Moon probe was lofted into space from Cape Canaveral in Florida on 4 August by a SpaceX rocket. The $200 million Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, also called Danuri—“enjoy the Moon” in Korean— will study the Moon from a polar orbit for at least a year. One of the probe’s five instruments will capture polarized light to measure the grain sizes of lunar dust, an indicator of “weathering” by the solar wind and hence of the age of features such as lava flows and impact craters. In another f...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 11, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

B Vitamins Show Promise Against Advanced Fatty Liver Disease B Vitamins Show Promise Against Advanced Fatty Liver Disease
Preliminary research suggests that vitamin B12 and folic acid might have a role in preventing or delaying progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Soared With COVID-19 Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Soared With COVID-19
COVID-19 accelerated a trend toward higher alcohol abuse, sending many more people to the hospital with liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - August 11, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

New Practice Guidance Addresses Drug-Induced Liver Injury New Practice Guidance Addresses Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Dozens of guidance statements provide information on the diagnosis, treatment, and patient management of drug-induced liver injury.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Dozens in China Infected With New ‘Langya’ Virus Carried by Shrews
Nearly three dozen people in China have been sickened by a newly identified virus from the same family as the deadly Nipah and Hendra viruses, though there’s no evidence the pathogen can be transmitted from person-to-person. The virus, named Langya henipavirus or LayV, was found thanks to an early detection system for feverish people with a recent history of exposure to animals in eastern China. The patients—mainly farmers—also reported fatigue, cough, loss of appetite and aches, with several developing blood-cell abnormalities and signs of liver and kidney damage. All survived. Among the 35 patients, 26 ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michelle Fay Cortez/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news