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Coffee May Increase Life Expectancy in Liver Disease - Medscape



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Coffee May Increase Life Expectancy in Liver Disease 
Medscape
Although we may not yet understand the mechanisms of coffee's positive effects, a growing number of publications continue to indicate that it can benefit persons with liver disease, slow formation of liver fibrosis, reduce the risk for hepatocellular ...

 


Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease - Reuters



Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease 
Reuters
For the current study, researchers followed more than 1 million people for an average of six years to see how having conditions like psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis - and taking methotrexate - influenced the odds of developing serious liver disorders.

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Study links rheumatoid arthritis to liver disease - Deccan Chronicle



Deccan Chronicle
 
Study links rheumatoid arthritis to liver disease 
Deccan Chronicle
For the current study, researchers followed more than 1 million people for an average of six years to see how having conditions like psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis - and taking methotrexate - influenced the odds of developing serious liver disorders.

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Hormone could be new target for fatty liver disease - Futurity: Research News



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Hormone could be new target for fatty liver disease 
Futurity: Research News
The researchers discovered that increasing the levels of the fat hormone Neuregulin 4 (Nrg4) protected liver cells from metabolic stress in mice. Loss of this hormone had the opposite effect; mouse livers deteriorated and progressed to nonalcoholic ...

 


Psoriasis, inflammatory diseases increase risk for cirrhosis, fatty liver - Healio



Psoriasis, inflammatory diseases increase risk for cirrhosis, fatty liver 
Healio
Patients with inflammatory disorders, especially psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, had an elevated risk for severe liver disease such as nonalcoholic fatty liver ...

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Boehringer Ingelheim, Dicerna Announce New Chronic Liver ... - Drug Discovery & Development



Drug Discovery & Development
 
Boehringer Ingelheim, Dicerna Announce New Chronic Liver ... 
Drug Discovery & Development
Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of investigational RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced a research ...

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David Cassidy out of coma, needs a liver transplant - Independent Online



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David Cassidy out of coma, needs a liver transplant 
Independent Online
The 67-year-old actor was rushed to hospital last week after suffering from liver and kidney failure, and whilst he was placed into a medically induced coma upon admission to the hospital, it has now been claimed that over the weekend he regained ...

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Yerba mate shows promise for weight management and metabolic health: Mouse study - NutraIngredients.com



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Yerba mate shows promise for weight management and metabolic health: Mouse study 
NutraIngredients.com
The scientists suggest that yerba mate might have applications not only in controlling obesity, but also in prevention of type-2 diabetes (through reduced insulin resistance); and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), due to its effect on de novo ...

 


Dr. Eric Lawitz, of the Texas Liver Institute, Publishes on a New Standard of Care for Patients With Chronic ... - Markets Insider



Dr. Eric Lawitz, of the Texas Liver Institute, Publishes on a New Standard of Care for Patients With Chronic ... 
Markets Insider
SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Eric Lawitz, internationally recognized for his work in liver disease, published groundbreaking results from a Phase 3 study in patients with chronic hepatitis C infection and severe renal impairment. The ...

 


Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever - New Atlas



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Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever 
New Atlas
The research mostly focused on a gene called Pcsk9, which regulates cholesterol levels and is implicated in certain disorders that can result in a build-up of bad cholesterol. The team managed to eliminate the gene in more than 80 percent of the liver ...
Real-space and real-time dynamics of CRISPR-Cas9 visualized by high-speed atomic force microscopy | Nature ... Nature

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