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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Actos and Liver Failure

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Actos and Liver Failure

Friday, July 20, 2012 7:06

While Actos (pioglitazone) is almost notorious for its bladder cancer link, it is also associated with another debilitating health condition: liver failure. [caption id="attachment_1952" align="alignright" width="414"] ...

Liver Tumor

Liver Tumor

Friday, March 18, 2011 5:40

In a typical aspect of disease leading symptoms are noted such ones as progressive weakness, adynamia, appetite loss, cachexia, often nausea and vomiting. There is a carebaria and the constant pain in the right subcostal area, anemia develops. Liver quite rapidly increases in size, with its lower edge ...

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Liver Cancer

Liver Cancer

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 6:16

Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is the cancer of the liver, also known as hepatoma or primary liver cancer.The liver is composed of a variety of cells such as blood vessels, bile ducts and fat-storing cells. Liver cells or hepatocytes construct the 80 per cent of liver tissues and ...

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Drug Promises Heart Disease

Drug Promises Heart Disease

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 1:13

Heart attacks and strokes could be cut by at least a third by tripling the number of patients on cholesterol-lowering drugs, according to research published today. Expanding the simple treatment could save the lives of 10,000 Britons a year, say the authors of a study which one expert ...

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis (TB)

Thursday, December 23, 2010 4:57

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria whose scientific name is Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It was first isolated in 1882 by a German physician named Robert Koch who received the Nobel Prize for this discovery. TB most commonly affects the lungs but also can involve almost any ...

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Liver Disease

Liver Disease

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 2:45

Liver Disease Common Characteristics of Liver Disease What are some common liver disease symptoms? Liver Disease When ...

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Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drug Abuse and Addiction

Monday, September 27, 2010 1:19

What is drug addiction? Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences to the individual that is addicted and to those around them. Drug addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of ...

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Anorexia Nervosa Treatment and Recovery

Anorexia Nervosa Treatment and Recovery

Saturday, September 25, 2010 3:22

Anorexia Nervosa Treatment and Recovery Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder. Anorexia Nervosa treatment and recovery is possible in a specialized treatment center. Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by extremely low body weight, distorted body image and an obsessive fear of ...

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa

Saturday, September 25, 2010 1:43

What is anorexia nervosa? Anorexia nervosa is an illness that usually occurs in teenage girls, but it can also occur in teenage boys, and adult women and men. People with anorexia are obsessed with being thin. They lose a lot of weight and are terrified ...

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High Cholesterol in Men

High Cholesterol in Men

Thursday, September 23, 2010 2:53

High Cholesterol in Men Why should I care about high cholesterol in men? High cholesterol, also called hypercholesteremia, puts men at increased risk for heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease. For many men, the risk of high cholesterol starts ...

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