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Movetis plots European IPO  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
FierceBiotech...making it a better IPO candidate. The proceeds will also fund development of M0002 for ascites and M0003 for heartburn and regurgitation.

Sperm in peritoneal fluid from a man with ascites: a case report  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)IntroductionThe finding of sperm in body fluids such as peritoneal fluid is unusual, and has been mostly described in female patients. ...

Satavaptan Shows Poor Survival, Despite Modest Effectiveness in the Management ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
DG NewsBOSTON -- November 3, 2009 -- Adding satavaptan to diuretics in the treatment of ascites in cirrhotic patients showed modest effects on ...

'Silent killer' has variety of symptoms, causes  -  ‎Nov 1, 2009‎
Aiken Standard (subscription)A person with advanced pancreatic cancer might experience all of these symptoms and others, including ascites and blood clots. Ascites is the abnormal build ...

Herbal remedy of cold and cough  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
The New NationLong-standing cases of cirrhosis with ascites did not derive the slightest benefit from its administration (Koman). Ginger is a well-known popular remedy ...

Drinking Coffee Daily Linked to Lower Progression of Chronic Hepatitis C  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
MedscapeDuring 3.8 years of follow-up, clinical outcomes were assessed every 3 months, including ascites, progression of chronic liver disease, liver-related ...

Coffee Lowers Risk of Hep C Progression  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎ HIV/AIDS Treatment NewsFreedman's team assessed the patients for events signifying liver disease progression, including ascites—accumulation of fluid in the abdomen—death related ...

Insights Into The Molecular Basis Of Tumor Cell Behavior  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)..."Studies have shown that once shed, microvesicles can be detected in biological fluids such as blood, urine and ascites and therefore could potentially ...

SSA revises the medical criteria used to evaluate malignant neoplastic disease  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
CCH...ascites with malignant cells, or positive peritoneal washings [§13.23E1c removed and redesignation of §13.23E1d as §13.23E1c]. In addition to the above, ...

AASLD: Antibiotics Top Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Failure  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
MedPage TodayAscites was present in 25%, Reuben said. Deep jaundice and coagulopathy were common, but liver enzyme elevations were relatively modest, he reported. ...

Carp is good for treating cirrhosis symptoms  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
Thanh Nien DailyGood for treating cirrhosis symptoms like ascites (swollen belly), edema in the body's extremities, black countenance, cold arms and legs, and diarrhea. ...

Autoimmune hepatitis  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
OnMedicaPatients with chronic liver disease may develop spider naevi or have palmar erythema, jaundice, ascites, asterixis, and features of portal hypertension. ...

Health Matters : What is Gaseous Gastric Distension ?  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)Ascites is the proper medical term for abdominal bloating cause by excessive accumulation of liquid inside the cavity. Common causes for abdominal bloating ...

Health Matters : What is a Hepatoma ?  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎ (Pressemitteilung)Fluid collecting in the abdomen may produce ascites and lead to abdominal swelling. Low blood sugars, produced by the damaged liver, may cause weakness, ...

Study sheds light on molecular basis of tumor cell behavior  -  ‎Nov 7, 2009‎
HealthJockey.comD'Souza-Schorey mentioned, “Studies have shown that once shed, microvesicles can be detected in biological fluids such as blood, urine and ascites and ...

Szent-Györgyi Albert hagyatéka?  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Há úgynevezett Ehrlich-féle ascites tumor elleni hatékonyságát, mely hatást az ezekből létrejövő, rövid életidejű, átmeneti anyagcsere-termékek, ...

Natural source of minerals and vitamins  -  15 Aug 2009
The New NationA decoction of the flowers and the leaves, and the pounded stem, are applied topically to burns and ulcers; they are used in dysentery, diabetes, ascites,

Treating Patients as Partners, by Way of Informed Consent  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
New York TimesWhen I was in training, I took care of a slender man in his 40s who had been admitted to the hospital with worsening ascites,

Spot urine test: To monitor dietary sodium compliance in liver ...  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
ScienceBlog.comForty patients with liver cirrhosis and ascites were admitted to Ain Shams University Hospital in Cairo, Egypt. The spot urine tests were compared to the

On Losing a Best Friend - Friendship Day, August 2, 2009  -  ‎Aug 2, 2009‎
Huffington PostSoon after being discharged, she was admitted to another hospital in Manhattan where she was treated for ascites (an uncomfortable buildup of fluid in the

Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes  -  ‎Aug 14, 2009‎
Examiner.comAccording to Eastern philosophy sweet potatoes help with bloody stools (associated with colon cancer), diarrhea, constipation, jaundice, edema, ascites,

Coffee reduces the risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's  -  ‎Aug 13, 2009‎
24 MedicaCaffeine is good for heart disease, ascites and pleuritic effusion and combines well with digitalis. It is also a powerful diuretic, but loses its effect

Is Serum Albumin an Independent Predictor of Survival in Ovarian ...  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Medscape...[4] Additionally, the presence or absence of ascites and diameter of the largest residual tumor nodule are statistically important predictors of survival in

On the Pulse - 14th August 2009  -  ‎Aug 14, 2009‎
OnMedicaBudd-Chiari syndrome typically presents with sudden onset of abdominal pain, ascites, and hepatomegaly. It's caused by obstruction of hepatic venous outflow

Heart failure treatment often effective  -  ‎Aug 10, 2009‎, edema (swelling) of the lower extremities, chest pain if the failure is caused by a heart attack and increased abdominal girth (ascites).

Development of targeted therapy for ovarian cancer mediated by a ...  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Ovarian cancer ascites fluid (OCAF), contains malignant cells, is usually present in women with an advanced stage disease and currently has no effective

Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Lobar Emphysema Case Report and ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (subscription)No ascites is shown in the abdomen. Figure 2. Sagittal section of the thorax showing enlargement of the left lung. The right lung has normal echogenicity.

Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Effective for ...  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Cancer ConsultantsOther clinical features include skin rash, edema, ascites, pleural effusions, and arthritis. The median age for this disease is approximately 65 years

What Is Edema? What Causes Edema?  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Medical News TodayThe problems can lead to fluid retention in the legs and ascites (abdominal cavity). Diabetes - a patient with diabetes may have edema for several different

KSP inhibitor ARRY-520 as a substitute for Paclitaxel in Type I ...  -  ‎Jul 20, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Methods: EOC cells isolated from either ascites or tumor tissue were treated with increasing concentrations of ARRY-520 or Paclitaxel and cell viability

Regeneron Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Genetic Engineering News (press release)Results of a Phase 2 single-agent study of aflibercept in advanced ovarian cancer (AOC) patients with symptomatic malignant ascites (SMA) were reported in a

ddI treatment sole risk factor for noncirrhotic portal hypertension  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
AidsmapAscites (an accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity around the organs) developed in eight patients. Liver function was also mildly elevated in most of

Asking Patients to Sign Consent Forms  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
New York TimesAny patient who has undergone a medical procedure signs detailed “informed consent? papers indicating that he or she understands all the

Hewan pun Perlu Di-USG  -  ‎Aug 4, 2009‎
Suara Merdeka CyberNewsPenyakit yang biasa diderita hewan antara lain kanker, lever, ascites (timbunan cairan di rongga perut), pyometra (infeksi timbunan nanah di rahim),

Mania in a Patient with Wilson’s Disease Awaiting Liver Transplant  -  06 Feb 2009
Journal of Neuropsychiatry (subscription)She had developed ascites and other features suggestive of chronic liver disease. Her liver function tests, serum ceruloplasmin levels, urine copper levels,

A case of Meigs syndrome mimicking metastatic breast carcinoma  -  Jan 22, 2009
7thSpace Interactive (press release),In patients with breast cancer and co-existing pleural effusions, ascites and adnexal masses, the probability of disseminated disease is high.

Foetal surgery done at SAT  -  Jan 19, 2009
Kerala Online,The ultrasound scan done on the mother showed a huge foetal ascites or excessive fluid collection in the peritoneal cavity of the foetus. Turning Pennies into dollars: (OTCBB:TIKRF ...  -  Jan 15, 2009
Trading Markets (press release),...a patient suffering from ovarian cancer characterized by intra-peritoneal distribution of metastases and ascites (liquid containing cancerous cells that

Help for liver transplant patients with small-for-size syndrome  -  Feb 3, 2009
Eureka! Science News,The syndrome causes liver dysfunction soon after the transplant; symptoms include problems with bile flow and coagulation, and ascites, which is the

Natural Help for Ovarian Cancer  -  Jan 23, 2009
Natural,Normally, the polysaccharides found in fungus only affect solid cancers, however the polysaccharide in ABM is effective against Ehrich`s ascites carcinoma,

Patient Page  -  Jan 20, 2009
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),Cirrhosis (liver disease with loss of function and scarring of the tissue within the liver) commonly causes ascites (fluid collection in the abdomen) and

DEATH RECORDS for Jan. 11, 2009  -  Jan 10, 2009
Evansville Courier & Press,24, liver failure, ascites. Walker, Edward T.; 75, Evansville, Dec. 21, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Rare surgery on foetus  -  Jan 21, 2009
Express Buzz,...(foetal surgery) to save a six-month-old foetus which was suffering from fluid accumulation in the abdomen, a condition which doctors call ‘ascites’.

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