liver disease


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Related to liver disease: Alcoholic liver disease, Polycystic liver disease, fatty liver disease
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Noun1.liver disease - a disease affecting the liver
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
cirrhosis, cirrhosis of the liver - a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver; the major cause is chronic alcoholism
fatty liver - yellow discoloration as a result of the accumulation of certain fats (triglycerides) in the liver; can be caused by alcoholic cirrhosis or pregnancy or exposure to certain toxins
hepatitis - inflammation of the liver caused by a virus or a toxin
cancer of the liver, liver cancer - malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
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12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Perspectum Diagnostics, a global leader in the development of technologies to diagnose and measure liver disease based on magnetic resonance imaging, today announced that its LiverMultiScan imaging device, which can detect early liver disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has been given 510(k) clearance from the U.
She said: "I'm so excited that this research is being undertaken, as it offers real hope to people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that there will be new treatments identified for this condition in the future.
Claus Kremoser, CEO of Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG, said, This agreement represents a significant milestone for our company and for the field of liver disease research.
Obesity, alcohol misuse and blood-borne viral hepatitis are contributing to the development of liver disease in Wales.
Chief executive of the CLDF Alison Taylor said: "Every day in the UK, two children are diagnosed with a childhood liver disease - that's more than childhood leukaemia - and there is still no cure.
Regarding the symptoms of the disease in patients, Prof Amir Latif said that constant feeling of tiredness, dark complexion of face, fever, haemetensis, malena and ascites are major symptoms of liver disease patient.
Amir said constant feeling of tiredness, dark complexion of face, fever, haematemesis, melena and ascites are major symptoms of liver disease patient.
Galectin Therapeutics is currently conducting a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and exploratory biomarkers for efficacy for single and multiple doses of GR-MD-02 over four weekly doses of GR-MD-02 treatment in patients with fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis.
The findings are derived from research on liver samples in normal and obese patients-some with fatty liver disease and some without fatty liver disease.
Common liver diseases and transplantation; an algorithmic approach to work-up and management.
His comments came as Research by Balance North East Alcohol Office, showed hospital admissions for people under 30 with alcohol-related liver disease had increased by 400% in the region - compared to an increase of 117% across England.
Experts are warning people about the long-term effects of alcohol as new figures reveal the number of hospital admissions for people under 30 with alcohol-related liver disease has increased by 400% in the North East.