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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).
Experts find previously unknown bacterial strain of the genus Leptospira

Experts find previously unknown bacterial strain of the genus Leptospira

Study provides insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements

Study provides insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers are developing and testing novel gene therapy to cure Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Researchers are developing and testing novel gene therapy to cure Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

Novel way to efficiently deliver anti-parasitic medicines

Infant birthweights found to be increasing in a series of pregnancies

Infant birthweights found to be increasing in a series of pregnancies

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

Study on how blood clots form and clear could make pancreatic cancer more treatable

TherapeuticsMD announces FDA approval of BIJUVA capsules to manage vasomotor symptoms of menopause

TherapeuticsMD announces FDA approval of BIJUVA capsules to manage vasomotor symptoms of menopause

FDA approves new marijuana-based drug to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy

FDA approves new marijuana-based drug to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy

Late onset of diabetes could be indicative of pancreatic cancer

Late onset of diabetes could be indicative of pancreatic cancer

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

Infant formulas containing fructose pose risk to babies with hereditary fructose intolerance

Infant formulas containing fructose pose risk to babies with hereditary fructose intolerance

Lizards with bright green blood baffle scientists

Lizards with bright green blood baffle scientists

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Researcher explores how children develop immunity to malaria as they grow older

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Adjuvant therapy after surgical removal of rare tumors may not provide survival benefit

Study: Premature babies have higher risks of health complications in Bangladesh

Study: Premature babies have higher risks of health complications in Bangladesh

French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditions

French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditions

Moffitt study identifies new drug target that may reduce GVHD risk

Moffitt study identifies new drug target that may reduce GVHD risk

Researchers develop illuminated pajamas for babies being treated for jaundice

Researchers develop illuminated pajamas for babies being treated for jaundice

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks

California scrambles to contain ‘unprecedented’ hepatitis A outbreaks