News tagged with liver diseases

South Dakota man dies after donating part of liver

(AP) -- A Colorado hospital said Friday that it has temporarily suspended live donor liver transplants while it investigates the death of a South Dakota man who donated part of his liver to his brother.

dateAug 14, 2010 in Other
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Consortium finds chronic liver cirrhosis clues

Researchers have provided new clues into the genetics underlying a chronic form of liver disease, called primary biliary cirrhosis, which can lead to transplant surgery for patients. The new study identifies 15 genetic regions ...

dateMar 13, 2011 in Genetics
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