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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).
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

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment

Specific genotype may predict recovery in patients with advanced cirrhosis after hepatitis c treatment

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

KU Leuven-led consortium to develop new vaccine that protects against rabies and yellow fever

KU Leuven-led consortium to develop new vaccine that protects against rabies and yellow fever

Study could provide novel therapeutic approach for preventing severe jaundice in newborn babies

Study could provide novel therapeutic approach for preventing severe jaundice in newborn babies

Penn researchers shed new light on potential causes of premature birth

Penn researchers shed new light on potential causes of premature birth

Cervicovaginal microbial communities in pregnant woman may be key to preventing preterm birth

Cervicovaginal microbial communities in pregnant woman may be key to preventing preterm birth

Accurate test for jaundice could lead to effective treatment in premature newborns

Accurate test for jaundice could lead to effective treatment in premature newborns

Novel treatment can effectively inhibit development of GVHD in mice, study shows

Novel treatment can effectively inhibit development of GVHD in mice, study shows

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

Allergan launches first and only oral contraceptive in softgel capsule for prevention of pregnancy

Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017

Pancreatic cancer to become third leading cause of death in the EU in 2017