FREQUENCY OF HEAVY DRINKING AND OF LIVER DISEASE IN RELATIVES OF HEAVY DRINKERS WITH AND WITHOUT LIVER DISEASE
- Alcohol and liver. Osna, Natalie A. // World Journal of Gastroenterology;3/14/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p1162
The article introduces a series of articles related to alcohol liver disease (ALD) published within the issue, including one by F. Bardag-Gorce on the nuclear effects of ethanol-induced proteasome inhibition in liver cells, one by A. Dolganiuc and G. Szabo on in vitro and in vivo models of acute...
- hepatotoxemia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1063
An encyclopedia entry for "hepatotoxemia," which refers to autointoxication because of malfunctioning of the liver, is presented.
- Association of restriction fragment length polymorphism in alcohol dehydrogenase 2 gene with alcohol induced liver damage. Sherman, D.I.N.; Ward, R.J.; Warren-Perry, M.; Williams, Roger; Peters, T.J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/27/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6916, p1388
Investigates the role of alcohol metabolism enzymes in the susceptibility to liver damage from misusing alcohol. Frequency of the B allele of the PVU II fragmentADH[sub 2]; Effect of the alteration on the function of alcohol dehydrogenase 2; Use of polymerase chain reaction in genotyping the...
- What's Hot in the Red Journal This Month? // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the study of alcoholic liver disease, one on the correlation of fecal calprotectin with simple endoscopic score for Crohn's disease (SES-CD), and one on the different strategies for screening of colorectal cancer...
- Corticosteroids in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis. Black, Martin; Tavill, Anthony S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/1/89, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p677
Editorials. Focuses on alcoholic hepatitis. Symptoms of the disease; Difficulties in diagnosing alcoholic hepatitis; Discussion on the complications of the disease; Treatment.
- The Role of Innate Immunity in Alcoholic Liver Disease. Nagy, Laura E. // Alcohol Research: Current Reviews;2015, Vol. 37 Issue 2, pe-1
The innate immune system represents the first-line response to invading microbes, tissue damage, or aberrant cell growth. Many of the proteins and cells involved in innate immunity are produced by, and reside in, the liver. This abundance in immune cells and proteins reflects the liver's...
- Alcohol-related liver deaths soar. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Apr2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p6
The article reports the findings of a report "Deaths from Liver Disease: Implications for End of Life Care in England," published by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network, which revealed a 25 percent increase in liver disease deaths with most common cause being alcohol.
- Specialist nurses essential for improved alcohol-related liver disease care. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p6
The article reports on employing a 7-day Alcohol Specialist Nurse Service in all hospitals to improve the quality of care on patients with alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD). It states that the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) analyzes the degree to which...
- Fractures on chest radiographs as indicators of alcoholism in patients with liver disease. Johnson, Richard D.; Davidson, Susanna; Saunders, John B.; Williams, Roger // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/4/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6414, p365
Examines the diagnosis of alcoholism in patients with liver disease. Influence of alcoholism on chest fracture; Correlation between the presence of fracture and the severity of the disease; Reliability of chest radiography for diagnosis.