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Latest alcoholic liver disease Stories

2014-12-15 23:05:50

Introducing FibroScan®: A New FDA-registered Medical Device to measure Liver Fibrosis.

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2014-05-16 05:26:16

Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults leading one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their bodies. A new study from the University of Massachusetts Medical School says that once is enough.

2014-04-14 12:28:15

Exciting new data presented today at the International Liver Congress™ 2014 shows that the gut microbiota has a potential role in the development of alcoholic liver disease (ALD).

2014-01-20 09:51:05

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Medicine have revealed a putative role for the circadian clock in the liver in the development of alcohol-induced hepatic steatosis, or fatty liver disease.

2013-11-11 13:14:01

New data suggest that the transcription factor FOXO3 may protect against alcohol-induced liver injury.

Binge Drinking On The Weekend Has Long-Term Consequences
2013-05-02 06:55:21

A hangover might not be the only unfriendly reminder of a weekend of heavy alcohol consumption, according to a new University of Missouri study that has linked binge drinking with an increased risk of liver disease as well as a number of other potential health issues.

2013-04-06 23:02:34

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research that says the value of liver cancer screening in patients with

2012-07-04 22:46:49

Scientists at Texas Biomed have developed the laboratory opossum as a new animal model to study the most common liver disease in the nation – afflicting up to 15 million Americans – and for which there is no cure.

2012-05-07 20:35:33

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, report that significant numbers of myofibroblasts – cells that produce the fibrous scarring in chronic liver injury – revert to an inactive phenotype as the liver heals.

2012-04-19 19:52:08

EASL today announced the publication of a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) in the area of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD), bringing the number of CPGs published to date to eight.


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