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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).
New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

New HemaApp uses smartphone camera to screen for anemia

Liver cancer time-bomb as up to 70% people with Hep C miss out on follow-up testing

Liver cancer time-bomb as up to 70% people with Hep C miss out on follow-up testing

Researchers urge people with suspected hepatitis C to get tested to prevent risk of liver disease

Researchers urge people with suspected hepatitis C to get tested to prevent risk of liver disease

NIAID begins early-stage trial of experimental vaccine for preventing yellow fever virus

NIAID begins early-stage trial of experimental vaccine for preventing yellow fever virus

SLU researchers study investigational vaccine for yellow fever

SLU researchers study investigational vaccine for yellow fever

New method could help detect unconjugated bilirubin in newborn infants

New method could help detect unconjugated bilirubin in newborn infants

Epclusa drug receives FDA approval for treating adult patients with chronic HCV

Epclusa drug receives FDA approval for treating adult patients with chronic HCV

Scientists use new technique to repair fibrotic liver cells within the organ

Scientists use new technique to repair fibrotic liver cells within the organ

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Fluorescent proteins help trace viral infections

Fluorescent proteins help trace viral infections

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