A New Peptide Could Prevent HCV Entry Into The Liver Cells

A new potential drug target has been discovered by Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) by which entry of hepatitis C virus into the liver can be prevented.  This research was published online in August 2012 print edition of Hepatology, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

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What Is Hypoglycemia And Its Treatment?

In 2005, The American Diabetes Association (ADA) published criteria for the definition of hypoglycemia (insulin reaction) as given below:

“Hypoglycemia is defined as all episodes of an abnormally low plasma glucose concentration (with or without symptoms) that expose the individual to harm”.

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Around 1.4 Million Of Americans With Celiac Disease Are Unaware Of It

It is estimated that almost 1.8 million people in Us are suffering from celiac disease and 1.4 million out of total 1.8 million are unaware that they have celiac disease. This study was published in American Journal of Gastroenterology on Tuesday.

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What Is Hypotension And Its Treatment?

According to Medilexicon’s medical dictionary, hypotension is “1. Subnormal arterial blood pressure. 2. Reduced pressure or tension of any kind.” It can be defined as:

“Abnormally low blood pressure is considered when diastolic pressure is 100mm Hg and systolic 40 mm Hg”.

Even small reduction in blood pressure as little as 20 mmHg could lead to hypotension.

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