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

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

Researchers develop proof-of-concept treatment for blood disorders

Researchers develop proof-of-concept treatment for blood disorders

COVID-19 in pregnancy does not significantly increase respiratory illness in newborns, says study

COVID-19 in pregnancy does not significantly increase respiratory illness in newborns, says study

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Cissampelos pareira L. extracts demonstrate anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Cissampelos pareira L. extracts demonstrate anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity in vitro

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

Study: Vast majority of U.S. infants may be suffering from gut microbiome deficiency

Study: Vast majority of U.S. infants may be suffering from gut microbiome deficiency

Scientists uncover elusive mechanism behind the most severe cases of blood disorder

Scientists uncover elusive mechanism behind the most severe cases of blood disorder

NMR-based diagnostic tool could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis

NMR-based diagnostic tool could be used to detect fatty liver disease or liver fibrosis

Study could pave the way for potential urine test to diagnose liver fibrosis

Study could pave the way for potential urine test to diagnose liver fibrosis

Nigeria safely relaunches accelerated yellow fever vaccination campaigns

Nigeria safely relaunches accelerated yellow fever vaccination campaigns

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

Inflammatory protein produced by mast cells contributes to fibrosis in gastric cancer

Inflammatory protein produced by mast cells contributes to fibrosis in gastric cancer

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence

Screening for pancreatic cancer using artificial intelligence

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

A key player in hepatitis A virus infection discovered

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

Pediatric practices struggle to adapt and survive amid COVID-19

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

UChicago expert sheds light on pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Using math equations to detect and forecast liver cancer risk

Using math equations to detect and forecast liver cancer risk

FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance

FDA checks metformin drugs for potentially carcinogenic substance