Tag Archives: liver transplant

New experimental drug proves promising to treat NASH liver disease

An experimental drug aimed at treating a common liver disease showed promising results at a clinical trial in the US on patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Those with NASH treated with obeticholic acid (OCA) had improved liver health during the clinicial trial period, including decreased inflammation and fat in the liver and decreased body weight versus people receiving a placebo, ...

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Mandolin Srinivas Dies Aged 45 as Post-Liver Transplant Complications Turn Fatal

Classic Indian music maestro Mandolin Srinivas (Uppalapu Srinivas) died at at a very young age of 45, stunning the entire music world. He died of complications post-liver transplantation in Chennai Apollo Hospital on Friday morning. Born into a Telugu Brahmin family in 1969 in Palakol, Andhra Pradesh, Srinivas came to stage performances as a child prodigy with his hands adept ...

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Steve Jobs’ death certificate says respiratory arrest, cancer killed him

The death certificate of Steve Jobs said that he died of respiratory arrest caused by five-year-old pancreatic cancer that he was battling. It said he died at home in Palo Alto, according to reports. Bloomberg said the Santa Clara County Public Health Department has issued the certificate stating that Jobs had a metastatic pancreas neuroendocrine tumor that killed him aged ...

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