Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is the most common cause of liver cirrhosis in the Western world. Liver biopsy is currently considered the gold standard for assessing hepatic fibrosis or cirrhosis in these patients.
Google on Friday said it has bought start-up DocVerse in a move that escalates the Internet giant's battle with Microsoft in the arena of applications being offered online as services.
(AP) -- More than a year after a Tennessee coal ash spill created one of the worst environmental disasters of its kind in U.S. history, the problem is seeping into several other states.
(AP) -- It's the new front in the nanny state: Microchips placed in garbage bins to monitor how much people throw away. A pro-privacy group warns in a new report that more than 2.6 million of the chips have been surreptitiously ...
Xbox Live users are now free to express their race, religion, nationality and sexual orientation in profiles at the popular online videogame community.
Adults who have both diabetes and major depression are more than twice as likely to develop dementia, compared to adults with diabetes only, according to a study published in the recent Journal of General Internal Medicine.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Thanks to research that combines molecular biology with computer modeling, we may be several steps closer to winning the battle against a rare form of blood cancer known as large granular lymphocyte leukemia.
By the time Scott Hayner of Highland Park, Texas, was 7, he had had one skull fracture and three major concussions from falling off horses.
(PhysOrg.com) -- From King Tut to Alexander the Great to Mother Theresa, the mosquito-borne illness malaria has long been a menace to human civilization. Now, an international team of scientists, including Arizona State University ...