Tag: "jaundice" at medical news
Gene chip discovery may lead to individualized treatment for 5 hereditary liver diseases
...ditary liver diseases, to detect genetic causes of jaundice
in children and adults, and potentially to lead to... cause liver disease in children and adults. "The jaundice
chip may also help us to discover whether subtle changes in these five genes that can cause devastat...
Study shows newborns with jaundice at no greater risk
...born babies who are diagnosed with and treated for jaundice
are no more likely than other babies to suffer lon...of the study. "Our research shows that when severe jaundice
is detected and treated properly, we can prevent long-term neurological problems." The study appear...
Early release article from Annals of Internal Medicine
...ould report symptoms such as malaise, weakness, or jaundice
to their prescribing physicians. Telithromycin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2004 to treat acute bacterial infections from chronic bronchitis, acute bacterial sinusitis and community-acquired pneumonia. Telithromycin, an a...
GlaxoSmithKline's Havrix now approved for use in children aged 12 months and older
...e, loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal discomfort, jaundice
and dark urine. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hepatitis A incidence rates in children have been among the highest reported because they often come in close contact with other children. Later this month, the Advisory Com...
Predicting the outcome of drug-induced liver disease
...liver cell damage as measured by liver enzymes and jaundice
induced by a drug is associated with a fatality ra...conclude that in accordance with Hy's rule, the HC jaundice
has a high but variable mortality rate, depending on the drug involved," the authors state. "AST and...
Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study
...ncern about HIVNET 012 focused on whether cases of jaundice
-- or hyperbilirubinemia -- among infants in the study were underreported. While the study investigators reported only one infant with abnormal levels of bilirubin, a subsequent safety report issued by DAIDS initially stated that there were 63 cases...