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liver disease

  • n  a disease affecting the liver
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  • American Liver Foundation Applauds New USPSTF Policy Change - Calls for Screening of all Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Liver Foundation supports U.S. Preventative Services Task Force policy change recommending systematic screening of all baby boomers for Hepatitis C in effort to prevent lethal liver disease.
    July 3, 2013 - Business Wire
  • Lawmakers to NY Docs: Screen All Baby Boomers for Deadly Liver Disease
    New York could become the first state to mandate that doctors make testing for hepatitis C, a deadly and widespread liver disease, a routine part of healthcare for baby boomers. The influential U.S. Preventive Task Force last week recommended primary care doctors, such as internists and gynecologists, offer screening for the virus to all patients born between 1945 and 1965. A bill recently ...
    July 1, 2013 - WNYC New York Public Radio
  • It's about time: Disrupted internal clocks play role in disease
    Researchers have a possible explanation why some alcoholics develop liver disease: Disrupted circadian rhythms can push those vulnerable over the edge to disease. Mice whose internal clocks were out of sync with the light-dark cycle and mice with circadian disruption from a faulty gene were fed diets without and with alcohol. The results showed circadian rhythm disruption and alcohol is a ...
    July 1, 2013 - Science Daily

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