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Taipei, Jan. 17 (CNA) Health reports show a high incidence of liver problem among employees in certain high-paying occupations, a local clinic said Monday.Test results from last year show that people working in the electronic information industry, general manufacturing industry, and the constructions industry tend to have fatty liver disease (FLDand elevated levels of GPT, an indicator of liver functions, the Lianan Clinic said... read more
Apple's Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave Again
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Another study conducted by the center’s scientists looked at the use of marijuana..read more..
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Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. (ABI) (OTCBB: AMAR) -- ABI announced today that a new audio interview with ChartPoppers.com (http://chartpoppers.com/) is now available. The interview can be viewed at http://ChartPoppers.com/iReports.
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Half A Liver Provides On Whole Life
The Otautau shearer underwent major surgery to give the best chance possible to Utiku Poihakena-Jackson, who has been battling a failing liver since he was born 13 months ago.
Baby Utiku and his mother Gina Malcolm have arrived back in Invercargill after eight months in Starship waiting for a suitable liver and recovering from surgery... read more..
The analysis was done by Dr Lou Gallagher - an epidemiologist from New Zealand. The data shows that rats fed with Bt brinjal experienced " organ and system damage and had ovaries at half their normal weight, enlarged spleens with white blood cell counts at 35 to 40 per cent higher than normal with elevated eosinophils, indicating immune function changes". Toxic effects to the liver were seen in the form of elevated bilirubin... read more...
A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), found higher Bisphenol A (BPA) levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) compared to controls. Furthermore, researchers found a statistically significant positive association between male sex hormones and BPA in these women suggesting a potential role of BPA in ovarian dysfunction.
Other researchers working on the study include: Eleni Kandaraki of Huddersfield Royal Infirmary Hospital in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; Antonis Chatzigeorgiou, Sarantis Livadas, Eleni Palioura, Frangiscos Economou, Michael Koutsilieris and Sotiria Palimeri of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece; and Dimitrios Panidis of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
Founded in 1916, The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest, largest and most active organization devoted to research on hormones and the clinical practice of endocrinology. Today, The Endocrine Society’s membership consists of over 14,000 scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in more than 100 countries. Society members represent all basic, applied and clinical interests in endocrinology.
Contact: Aaron Lohralohr@endo-society.org240-482-1380The Endocrine Society
According to statistics compiled by the Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group, the third Monday in January is the day that many British women experience their lowest self-esteem related to December holiday increases in weight which averages 11 pounds. It is on this day that there is an annual surge in call center inquiries about not only weight loss surgery and liposuction, but breast augmentation as well. The third Monday in January has therefore been dubbed 'Fat Day' in the U.K. ..read more..