- Chemokines and alcoholic hepatitis: are chemokines good therapeutic targets? Bin Gao; Mingjiang Xu // Gut;Nov2014, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p1683
The author reflects upon the therapeutic aspects of chemokines in the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis (AH). The author reflects upon the complexities involved in the pathogenesis of AH, lack of beneficial effects of steroid therapy for AH, and role of liver and activation-regulated chemokine...
- Mycophenolate Mofetil as Second Line Therapy in Autoimmune Hepatitis? Hennes, Elke M.; Oo, Ye H.; Schramm, Christoph; Denzer, Ulrike; Buggisch, Peter; Wiegard, Christiane; Kanzler, Stephan; Schuchmann, Marcus; Boecher, Wulf; Galle, Peter R.; Adams, David H.; Lohse, Ansgar W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2008, Vol. 103 Issue 12, p3063
INTRODUCTION: In patients with autoimmune hepatitis, efficient immunosuppressive therapy is essential to avoid progression to cirrhosis. There is no established second line therapy for patients failing standard therapy with steroids and azathioprine. The aim of this study was to examine the...
- JGLD Has Got its First Impact Factor. Acalovschi, Monica // Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases;
The author reflects on the first Impact Factor of the "Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases (JGLD)." It states that in the Subjects' category Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the JGLD ranks 51 among 65 journals and has acquired an Impact Factor of 1.265 in 2009. Furthermore, the...
- Comparing the Areas of Interest in the Field of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder and Neurogastroenterology and Motility Between the East and the West. Ju Yup Lee; Nayoung Kim; Gwang Ha Kim; Gi Hyun Kim // Journal of Neurogastroenterology & Motility;Oct2015, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p503
There is a paucity of studies that compare the differences in published articles submitted from the East and the West in the area of neurogastroenterology and motility (NM). To compare the article topics from the East and the West which have been published, 5 Western (Gastroenterology, Gut,...
- Oral contraceptives. // Reactions Weekly;7/15/2006, Issue 1110, p14
This article discusses research being done on an adverse effect of oral contraceptives. It references a study by G. Testa and colleagues in the June 2006 issue of the "Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology." While receiving oral contraceptives, a woman developed peliosis hepatis. The...
- A controlled intervention trial to improve appropriate steroid prescribing. // Age & Ageing;Nov97, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p21
Presents an abstract of the article `A Controlled Intervention Trial to Improve Appropriate Steroid Prescribing,' by C.A. Oborne, G.M. Batty, et al.
- Detection of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody in the Absence of Viral RNA in Patients with Autoimmune Hepatitis. Nishiguchi, Shuhei; Kuroki, Tetsuo; Ueda, Tadashi; Fukuda, Katsuhiko; Takeda, Tadashi; Nakajima, Shinya; Shiomi, Susumo; Kobayashi, Kenzo; Otani, Shuzo; Hayashi, Nakanobu; Shikata, Toshio // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/1/92, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p21
Reports on the detection of the hepatitis C virus antibody in the absence of viral RNA in patients with autoimmune hepatitis. Characteristics of patients with autoimmune hepatitis; Response of patients to corticosteroid therapy; Effects of steroid treatment.
- ADMINISTERING INHALED STEROIDS TO A DEMENTED PATIENT. Kernan, Walter N. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p78
Focuses on the recommended therapy for demented patients.
- It Didn't Work for Him. Gengler, Amanda // Money;Jun2007, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p96
The article discusses the use of alternative treatments by William McGill of New York State. McGill, frustrated by the side effects of the medication he had to take for his hepatitis C, began using colloidal silver. The herbal supplement helped him feel and look good, but a blood test showed the...