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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).
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

Scientists use BR nanoparticles to develop photoacoustic imaging and photothermal cancer therapy

Scientists use BR nanoparticles to develop photoacoustic imaging and photothermal cancer therapy

Hepatitis A outbreak among population of San Diego

Hepatitis A outbreak among population of San Diego

Smartphone app could be used to screen for pancreatic cancer

Smartphone app could be used to screen for pancreatic cancer

New app could lead to earlier detection of pancreatic cancer by snapping a smartphone selfie

New app could lead to earlier detection of pancreatic cancer by snapping a smartphone selfie

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Pork products associated with carrying hepatitis E virus in Britain

Shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine - prioritization of vaccinations announced in UK

Shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine - prioritization of vaccinations announced in UK

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

FDA approves new treatment for all HCV genotypes 1-6

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

FDA approves fixed-dose combination tablet for treating adults with chronic hepatitis C

FDA approves fixed-dose combination tablet for treating adults with chronic hepatitis C

Collaborative effort to develop rare disease patient registries

Collaborative effort to develop rare disease patient registries