• Chronic liver disease in the clinical context is a disease process of the liver that involves a process of progressive destruction and regeneration of the liver parenchyma leading to fibrosis and cirrhosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • This report reviews current concepts of the pathogenesis, clinical risk factors, classification systems, organ manifestations, and available treatments for chronic GVHD. (nih.gov)
  • It also provides a comprehensive listing of the published clinical trials aimed at prevention and primary treatment of chronic GVHD. (nih.gov)
  • K/DOQI clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease: evaluation, classification, and stratification. (uptodate.com)
  • Legislatures around the country are passing laws to prevent medical boards from disciplining doctors who treat what they consider chronic Lyme with therapies that clinical trials have shown are dangerous and don't work. (chicagotribune.com)
  • We looked at the non-clinical impacts of multiple sclerosis (MS) on the individual with MS, their carers and wider society, focusing on disease progression. (rand.org)
  • In experimental and clinical studies of chronic GVHD, thymic atrophy, lymphocyte depletion, and autoantibody formation have been described. (springer.com)
  • Both genetic and clinical factors predict the development of graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. (springer.com)
  • Chronic graft-versushost disease in the rat radiation chimera, I: clinical features, hematology, histology and immunopathology in long-term chimeras. (springer.com)
  • In addition, we describe the possible clinical use of CEC in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney transplantation. (hindawi.com)
  • The associated clinical manifestations are variable early during infection and involve skin, joint, heart, and nervous system, and they may become chronic at later stages ( 1 ). (pnas.org)
  • Outer surface protein A (OspA) of B. burgdorferi is the most promising vaccine candidate for prophylaxis of Lyme disease, as revealed by the recent phase 3 clinical trial with more than 11,000 individuals in the United States (ref. 10 and Y. Lobet, personal communication). (pnas.org)
  • A new type of immune cell that can be out of control in certain chronic inflammatory diseases, worsening the symptoms of conditions like psoriasis and asthma, is described for the first time this week in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. (redorbit.com)
  • He said the results of the new study mesh with results of four U.S. National Institutes of Health-supported clinical trials that showed extended antibiotic therapy was of no benefit for the treatment of Lyme disease syndromes that "some people refer to as 'chronic Lyme disease. (medicinenet.com)
  • Overall, chronic illness accounted for 33% of the 14,531 reported clinical visits (defined as care for one person and one condition). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Here is a three-question quiz based on the "Clinical Challenges" series on chronic kidney disease. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Deer Disease Hotline: (866) 293-9282. (myfwc.com)
  • For early disease detection, FWC collects and tests tissue samples from randomly-selected hunter-killed deer that appear healthy. (myfwc.com)
  • As The Progressive magazine reported: "The agency did kill and test some deer where the victims of the disease had hunted. (sourcewatch.org)
  • In September 2000, the European Molecular Biology Organization published a study showing that the malformed, disease-causing deer prion proteins that cause CWD could, at least in a test tube, cause human prion proteins to convert from their normal to disease-causing forms. (sourcewatch.org)
  • CWD is a brain disease that is fatal to deer, elk and moose but is not known at this point to affect human health. (usatoday.com)
  • While the disease has turned up in deer in Wisconsin and northeastern Iowa, the last wild deer to test positive in Minnesota was near Pine Island back in 2010. (usatoday.com)
  • It is unknown how the two CWD-positive deer, which were harvested 4 miles west of Lanesboro in deer permit area 348, contracted the disease. (usatoday.com)
  • Chronic Wasting means restrictions imposed for North Dakotans hunting in Montana North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is adding Montana to the list of states from which the movement of deer carcasses into North Dakota is restricted. (greatfallstribune.com)
  • CWD is a fatal disease that affects the nervous system of members of the deer family. (greatfallstribune.com)
  • Montana officials have confirmed that a deer killed by a hunter in late October had the disease. (greatfallstribune.com)
  • The Hunter-Harvested Surveillance Program this year is accepting deer heads from nine central North Dakota hunting units and the southwestern unit where the disease was previously found. (greatfallstribune.com)
  • Google 'ALS' and 'treatment' and results include a site touting deer antler therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Davis argues against this route of disease transmission and suggests, "If anything, it is more accurate to say the opposite" (implying that wild deer, a public resource, constitute a risk to privately-held deer farmers). (app.com)
  • Canadian epidemiologists have concluded that movement between game farms is the root cause of CWD spread in Canada (with the original source being a South Dakota game farm), and that the disease subsequently spilled over into wild deer. (app.com)
  • Davis attempts to minimize potential disease impacts by stating that "CWD occurs in only about four in 1,000 deer. (app.com)
  • The potential impacts of CWD to the Virginia white-tailed deer population are a serious concern, though the disease has not been shown to pose a health risk to humans or domestic animals. (virginia.gov)
  • CWD is often used as a political and PR weapon against private deer farms, but it's important to understand that the disease is rare, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data, and that there are many other factors behind the decline in deer populations, such as weather and predation. (denverpost.com)
  • The scare started when deer in Wisconsin were diagnosed with the disease. (wilx.com)
  • Aiken adds, "CWD is a significant emerging and fatal disease of deer, elk and moose. (eurekalert.org)
  • Typically, black-legged ticks and deer ticks spread this disease. (healthline.com)
  • The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development says the disease was confirmed this week in a female deer at the Mecosta County farm. (freep.com)
  • deer from disease. (freep.com)
  • The neurological disease affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. (freep.com)
  • As 77 percent of all U.S. adults own smartphones and around half own tablet computers, "mobile technology has the potential to make a huge impact on the management of chronic disease," Judith Marcin M.D., a family practice specialist in Chicago, told MNT . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Since 1997, the World Health Organization has recommended that it is important to keep the agents of all known prion diseases from entering the human food chain. (cdc.gov)
  • Conversion of the normal host protein to an abnormal disease-associated form is an important part in the tracking of prion diseases and researchers are hopeful that rodent-adapted CWD models could assist in therapeutic development. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although the current information suggests "that the risk, if any, of transmission of CWD to humans is low," wrote the scientists, "the transmission of BSE to humans and the resulting vCJD indicate that, provided sufficient exposure, the species barrier may not completely protect humans from animal prion diseases. (sourcewatch.org)
  • The HPCDP: 2017 - 2025 Strategic Plan was established to set clear goals, strategies and objectives to reduce chronic disease and the burden it places on people, communities and the economy. (oregon.gov)
  • TSEs include a number of different diseases that affect animals or humans, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or "mad cow") in cattle, scrapie in sheep and goats, and Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (CJD), variant CJD, Kuru, fatal familial insomnia, and Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome in humans. (usda.gov)
  • The disease is progressive and always fatal. (wilx.com)
  • Precise, up-to-date numbers on chronic disease levels in Colombia are difficult to obtain, although the Center of Development Projects at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá estimates that the total burden of chronic disease increased 40% between 1995 and 2005. (cmaj.ca)
  • The content of published articles may include mechanisms of disease but more emphasis is to be placed on the assessment and delivery of patient care. (sagepub.com)
  • New look, same great content: The trusted kidney care resource for 8 million people has educational articles, recipes, tools and ways to connect with others as you navigate the kidney disease journey. (davita.com)
  • Lyme borreliosis is a tick-borne infectious disease, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi . (pnas.org)