UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences PITTSBURGH, June 2017 – Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Sc.
Air Force veteran Tony Munro blames Agent Orange exposure for 40 years of health problems, including liver cancer, that he says merit VA compensation.
Louisiana, struggling to treat hepatitis C patients on Medicaid, may ask the U.S. government to invoke a little-known law to essentially override company patents.
Cambridge, UK (Scicasts)-- Cambridge scientists have developed a new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts that could in future be used to help treat liver disease in children, reducing the need for liver transplantation.
Hospitals are throwing out organs and denying people transplants to keep their success rates high
"I've seen smart-ass memes saying 'why would my unvaccinated kids be a threat to your vaccinated kids if you're so sure they work?' THIS is why. There are people who cannot have live vaccines, like my daughter, who had a kidney transplant when she was 2 years old. She got one varicella vaccine but couldn't get the second because she was immunosuppressed and instead of developing immunity, she would have contracted the virus."
A couple months ago, Oregonian Vicki Hope was preparing for the horrible reality that she would likely die in a matter of days.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows peo
The little girl was eager to enter the world. Born six weeks premature, she grew into a happy, healthy, and active kid who loved song and dance, had an unshakable belief in fairies, and easily lost herself in her beloved books that fed a healthy imagination.
Nicki Roest was diagnosed with Wilson's disease, a rare and life-threatening liver condition, in 2016 and went on to have the year from hell. Having firs...
An 8-year-old was taken off life support, his organs donated. Now, police are investigating
Last weekend, a remarkable millstone was reached at a Texas Children's that has one 17-year-old extremely grateful. After being diagnosed with a life threatening disease, he was placed on the transplant waiting list.
Study: Drug reduces severely ill's need for liver transplants