News tagged with liver damage

A new method for developing safer drugs

Amodiaquine was introduced as an antimalarial drug, but was withdrawn when serious adverse effects were observed. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now developed a method that can be used to develop ...

dateMay 10, 2010 in Medical research
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Teens dangerously uninformed about OTC medication

The majority of teens say they have never heard of acetaminophen - or what the appropriate dosing of it is even with access to the label instructions - despite having taken the medication recently, according to a new University ...

dateMay 02, 2010 in Medications
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Childhood obesity linked to stiff arteries

Children with more body fat and less endurance than their fitter, leaner counterparts have stiffer arteries at a young age, Medical College of Georgia researchers said.

dateApr 12, 2010 in Health
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Indian spice may delay liver damage and cirrhosis

Curcumin, one of the principal components of the Indian spice turmeric, seems to delay the liver damage that eventually causes cirrhosis, suggests preliminary experimental research in the journal Gut.

dateMar 23, 2010 in Health
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Experts think toxic algae harming endangered fish

(AP) -- Scientists say they think toxins from a blue-green algae plaguing lakes and rivers around the West are harming an endangered fish in the Klamath Basin, adding another obstacle to restoring species that have forced ...

dateNov 25, 2009 in Ecology
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