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Jaundice, also known as icterus (attributive adjective: icteric), is a yellowish discoloration of the skin, the conjunctival membranes over the sclerae (whites of the eyes), and other mucous membranes caused by hyperbilirubinemia (increased levels of bilirubin in the blood).
World Hepatitis Day 2022: Why Accelerating the Fight Against Hepatitis Cannot Wait

World Hepatitis Day 2022: Why Accelerating the Fight Against Hepatitis Cannot Wait

Scientists discover how a protein and enzymes interact to allow hepatitis A virus replication

Scientists discover how a protein and enzymes interact to allow hepatitis A virus replication

Machine-learning algorithms can help distinguish acute cholangitis and alcohol-associated hepatitis

Machine-learning algorithms can help distinguish acute cholangitis and alcohol-associated hepatitis

New smartphone app helps identify severe jaundice in newborn babies

New smartphone app helps identify severe jaundice in newborn babies

Researchers investigate gestational diabetes mellitus and its association with maternal and fetal outcomes

Researchers investigate gestational diabetes mellitus and its association with maternal and fetal outcomes

Update: CDC continues to identify and investigate hepatitis of unknown cause impacting children

Update: CDC continues to identify and investigate hepatitis of unknown cause impacting children

Acute hepatitis and adenovirus infection among pediatric patients in Alabama

Acute hepatitis and adenovirus infection among pediatric patients in Alabama

CDC issues health alert about children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection

CDC issues health alert about children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection

COVID-19 vaccine can elicit a distinct T cell-dominant immune-mediated hepatitis

COVID-19 vaccine can elicit a distinct T cell-dominant immune-mediated hepatitis

Study evaluates monoclonal antibody treatment for pregnant COVID-19 patients

Study evaluates monoclonal antibody treatment for pregnant COVID-19 patients

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

Study finds 50% increase in hospitalizations for alcoholic hepatitis in early months of the pandemic

NCCN publishes new guidelines for managing patients with Graft-Versus-Host Disease

NCCN publishes new guidelines for managing patients with Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Engineering hairy cellulose nanocrystals to capture chemotherapy drugs

Engineering hairy cellulose nanocrystals to capture chemotherapy drugs

WHO supports Nigeria in responding to the yellow fever outbreak amidst a global pandemic

WHO supports Nigeria in responding to the yellow fever outbreak amidst a global pandemic

New imaging software can accurately diagnose jaundice in the blink of an eye

New imaging software can accurately diagnose jaundice in the blink of an eye

Researchers identify new symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer

Researchers identify new symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer

Neonatal outcomes of preterm infants born during COVID lockdowns in Melbourne, Australia

Neonatal outcomes of preterm infants born during COVID lockdowns in Melbourne, Australia

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Quick, inexpensive leptospirosis test strip kit to help lower death and disability risk

Preliminary results of AAV-mediated gene therapy for Crigler Najjar syndrome

Preliminary results of AAV-mediated gene therapy for Crigler Najjar syndrome