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May 15, 2017
Tamoxifen, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, is the gold standard for endocrine treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen is also known to have metabolic effects.
May 15, 2017
Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women nearly doubled from 2009-2014, likely a consequence of the country's increasing opioid epidemic that is disproportionately affecting rural areas of states...
May 8, 2017
In mammals, the liver plays a pivotal role in metabolism and the elimination of toxins, and reaches its maximum efficiency when they are active and feed.
May 5, 2017
People with diabetes may use metformin to help manage their symptoms. In this article, we look at the risks of consuming alcohol while on this medication.
May 4, 2017
Researchers have discovered that a new anti-rejection drug that is gentler on the kidneys after liver transplant also reduces weight gain, which is common after surgery and can lead to serious...
May 3, 2017
A new study suggests that advanced fibrosis in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease might be diagnosed from the gut microbiome signature of a stool sample.
May 3, 2017
Pain in the upper abdomen may be caused by the liver and can indicate a serious disease. Learn more about the causes of liver pain in this article.
April 28, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use of Stivarga (regorafinib) to include treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC or liver cancer) who have been...
April 27, 2017
A diet high in fructose-containing sugars eaten during pregnancy or while breastfeeding can cause offspring to have a fatty liver, increasing their chances of developing obesity or type 2 diabetes.
April 25, 2017
A phase III trial of selective internal radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma has found the treatment is safer and just as effective as sorafenib.

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