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Liver infected by a pet hamster. ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:20pm Liver infected by a pet hamster...more scrutiny on transplants?  BD  A Massachusetts woman whose husband died after receiving an infected liver in a transplant has filed a lawsuit against PetSmart. Nancy Magee's lawsuit claims the liver donor was infected with lymphocytic choriomeningitis by a hamster she had purchased from PetSmart, W ... Read on »
Milk Thistle Extract Doesn't Ease Liver Infection by Medline Plus Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 3:05pm A popular but unproven alternative therapy for liver disease may not offer any relief for those with chronic hepatitis C infection, a new study suggests. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine , Hepatitis C , Herbal Medicine Read on »
Cirrhosis of the Liver by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment The liver, the largest organ in the body, is essential in keeping the body functioning properly. It removes or neutralizes poisons from the blood, produces immune agents to control infection, and removes germs and bacteria from the blood. It makes proteins that regulate blood clotting and produces bile to help absorb fats and fat-soluble vi ... Read on »
Suppressing HCV after a liver transplant by rickisjourney Posted Sat 08 May 2010 12:00am Craig always knows how to brighten my day... Here is some new research on keeping the new liver healthy for us HCV patients! ... I'll definitely be asking about this for Sally.. She shall remain healthy if it's the last thing I do! hehehehe. Living With Liver Disease Suppressing HCV After a Liver Transplant ... Read on »
FDA Approves New Drug From Johnson and Johnson To Treat Hepatitis C by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Nov 2013 9:19pm There are two other drugs that have FDA approval that were approved in 2011, however the new drug, Olysio is stated to require a shorter treatment time.  The  drug is in pill form so easy enough there. The drug is meant for those who have both had prior treatment and those who have not been treated before for the disease.  During treatment ... Read on »
Liver Transplant Information & National Transplant week by Bitter_Angel Posted Mon 05 Jul 2010 6:28pm So I promised to write a couple of factual, experience type of entries. (fun huh) If you have any questions, even if you only see this like years after I have written it, then please get in touch - comment as I will still answer. As today marks the start of national transplant week in the UK, I am going to start with Liver transplant. Did ... Read on »
Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 11:30am Lupus Treatment Options: Lupus Medications Lupus manifests differently in each patient (Please see: How Lupus Can Affect The Body ,) requiring varying treatment options for each individual depending on the signs and symptoms that are presenting. (For more information on this topic, click on this link: Lup ... Read on »
Know your Ayurvedic herbs - II by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 12 Feb 2011 9:35am Bakuchi: Its botanical name is Psoralea corylifolia. It is also known as Vakuchi, Avalgujabeeja, Somaraji, Poothifalee and kushtaghni.It is used for treating leucoderma, ulcers, scabies, leprosy, muco-membraneous disorders and dermatitis. Bala: Its botanical name is Sida retusa.It is also known as Common sida, Janglimedhi.It is used f ... Read on »
NIH Seeks Applications for HIV and Viral Hepatitis Co-Infection Research Funding by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 25 Jun 2014 6:00pm By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H. , Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ronald Valdiserri The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to ... Read on »
Therapeutic Hepatitis C Virus Antibodies by nih.gov Posted Mon 04 Feb 2013 7:00pm Description of Invention: Therapeutic antibodies against Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) have not been very effective in the past and there is evidence that this may result in part from interfering antibodies generated during infection that block the action of neutralizing antibodies. These neutralizing antibodies prevent HCV infectio ... Read on »