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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).
Boehringer Ingelheim presents new data on OFEV® (nintedanib) in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

Boehringer Ingelheim presents new data on OFEV® (nintedanib) in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)

New therapy strategy for liver disease shows initial measureable success with norUrso

New therapy strategy for liver disease shows initial measureable success with norUrso

Hospitals could reduce burden of alcohol-related liver disease through universal screening procedure

Hospitals could reduce burden of alcohol-related liver disease through universal screening procedure

Yellow fever outbreak in Angola kills 178 people

Yellow fever outbreak in Angola kills 178 people

Blueberry Therapeutics set to create safe, effective nanomedicines to tackle unmet healthcare needs

Blueberry Therapeutics set to create safe, effective nanomedicines to tackle unmet healthcare needs

New WHO report highlights ways to prevent, mitigate hearing loss in children

New WHO report highlights ways to prevent, mitigate hearing loss in children

Rigel begins fostamatinib Phase 2 trial for treatment of patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Rigel begins fostamatinib Phase 2 trial for treatment of patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Zepatier receives FDA approval for treatment of chronic HCV genotypes 1 and 4 infections

Zepatier receives FDA approval for treatment of chronic HCV genotypes 1 and 4 infections

Only 3% of GPs fully confident and informed about pancreatic cancer symptoms

Only 3% of GPs fully confident and informed about pancreatic cancer symptoms

Roche announces availability of cobas HBVassay for use on cobas 4800 System

Roche announces availability of cobas HBVassay for use on cobas 4800 System

Bile pigment may provide natural protection from heart attacks

Bile pigment may provide natural protection from heart attacks

Johns Hopkins scientists use gene-based tests to distinguish precancerous cysts from harmless cysts

Johns Hopkins scientists use gene-based tests to distinguish precancerous cysts from harmless cysts

March of Dimes scientists help fine-tune experiments to uncover unknown causes of preterm birth

March of Dimes scientists help fine-tune experiments to uncover unknown causes of preterm birth

March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card reveals racial, ethnic disparities within states

March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card reveals racial, ethnic disparities within states

Study provides novel insight into the evolution of hepatitis A virus and how it spreads to humans

Study provides novel insight into the evolution of hepatitis A virus and how it spreads to humans

SLU hepatologist receives $150,000 grant to study preventative strategies for TPN-associated disorders

SLU hepatologist receives $150,000 grant to study preventative strategies for TPN-associated disorders

Cancer diagnosis improvements in England: an interview with Lucy Elliss-Brookes

Cancer diagnosis improvements in England: an interview with Lucy Elliss-Brookes

Takeda highlights safety, efficacy of vedolizumab for UC and CD at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

Takeda highlights safety, efficacy of vedolizumab for UC and CD at ACG Annual Scientific Meeting

Researchers suggest potential method of screening for jaundice in preterm infants

Researchers suggest potential method of screening for jaundice in preterm infants

Results from phase 3 women-only HIV study show improved safety, efficacy of Stribild drug

Results from phase 3 women-only HIV study show improved safety, efficacy of Stribild drug