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Vitamin B12 may boost efforts to treat hepatitis C
Date: 2012-07-25 14:10:53
New research published in the journal Gut suggests that vitamin B12 may support regimens that treat hepatitis C. These results suggest that patients who have this viral infection may want to undergo a lab test to determine whether they consume adequate levels of this nutrient.... Full Story

Scientists identify white blood cell that may fight hepatitis A
Date: 2012-07-17 13:13:19
Individuals who are worried about their liver health may want to take a lab test to find out whether they are immune against or infected by the virus that causes hepatitis A. Researchers are continuing to study the body's immune response to this virus in order to understand the best way to tackle it. Recently, one team of scientists identified a cell in the immune system that may be responsible for launching the main defense.... Full Story

Untreated liver disease may lead to major complications
Date: 2012-07-09 08:01:38
Individuals who have any symptom of liver disease may want to talk to their doctor about liver panel testing. Experts say that when the condition is left untreated, it can progress and cause very serious complications.... Full Story

Researchers develop new model to study liver disease
Date: 2012-07-06 08:01:41
A team of Australian researchers has developed a new animal for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which they say will allow other scientists to investigate possible treatments for the condition. This could benefit millions of people who have received unhealthy liver panel tests.... Full Story

Treatment for arthritis may be linked to liver damage
Date: 2012-07-02 15:12:00
A common treatment for arthritis may increase the risk of receiving unhealthy liver panel tests, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal medicine. The researchers recommended caution when considering using this treatment.... Full Story

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