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2010-10-18 15:07:59

Estimates of the prevalence of liver disease suggest that one‐third of the United States population has non‐alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

2010-07-28 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for chronic fibrotic and metabolic diseases, today announced the signing of a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health to conduct a double blind, multi-center, study to evaluate the effects of obeticholic acid in patients...

2010-07-21 14:33:40

A study conducted by researchers at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany found that high doses of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA), suggested by some studies to have a beneficial effect on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), does not improve overall histology in these patients.

2010-06-24 15:34:49

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is manifestation of metabolic syndrome in the liver and is a pandemic over the globe especially in the developed countries, based on a high calorie diet and sedentary life style.

2010-05-02 08:51:29

NIH-funded, NEJM study is largest ever to look at nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, an obesity-related condition.

2010-04-29 13:15:10

A daily dose of a specific form of vitamin E significantly improved the liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), according to a study funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health.

2010-04-27 14:07:44

Modifying risk factors essential in controlling liver disease progression.

2010-04-16 13:55:44

Encouraging results in 1 male subgroup may guide future clinical practice.

2010-04-16 13:53:12

Results show highly significant dose dependent response.

2010-01-27 10:51:34

Sonic detection of liver stiffness emerges as a useful screening and prognostic test.


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