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2012-01-10 23:46:00

New research shows that older Americans with cirrhosis have significantly worse health status and greater functional disability compared to those without this potentially deadly disease.

2011-12-14 15:01:23

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) occurs when fat builds up in the liver.

2011-06-28 21:04:28

New research confirms that a variant on the patatin-like phospholipase-3 (PNPLA3) gene increases risk of steatosis and fibrosis progression in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV).

2011-04-28 14:44:55

A specific form of vitamin E improved the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

2011-04-27 06:20:26

Contradicting previous data, the use of vitamin E or the diabetes drug metformin, was not superior to placebo on a measured outcome for treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children and adolescents, according to a new study.

2011-04-27 01:49:44

In contrast to previous preliminary data, use of vitamin E or the diabetes drug metformin was not superior to placebo on a measured outcome for treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children and adolescents.

2011-04-22 07:00:00

PARIS, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the 46th Congress of the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the VCTE(TM) (Vibration Controlled Transient Elastography) from Echosens stood out as a leading technique in the field.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.