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AASLD Foundation presents grants to young hepatologists for research, careers

July 18, 2019
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Foundation has granted $3.42 million in research and career development awards to 29…

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Daily aspirin use reduces risk for fibrosis progression in NAFLD

May 16, 2019
Results from a prospective study of patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease showed that daily aspirin use correlated with less…

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HCV vaccine using chimp adenovirus shows promise in healthy humans

April 12, 2019
VIENNA — Use of adenovirus derived from chimpanzees showed increased activity and sustainability of T cell activation in an early study of a…

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Acetaminophen undetectable in more than half of related DILI cases

February 11, 2019
More than half of patients who presented in hospital with acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury or acute liver failure had undetectable levels of…

CAMP4, Alnylam partner to identify rare liver disease genetic targets

January 24, 2019
CAMP4 Therapeutics and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals announced a collaboration designed to identify new medication targets of an undisclosed rare liver…

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Zinc combination therapy shows slight trend toward survival benefit in alcoholic hepatitis

November 13, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Combination therapy with Kineret, Trental and zinc sulfate showed only a slight trend toward 90-day improved survival in…

BioIVT research links BSEP inhibition with bile acid suppression in DILI

September 12, 2018
BioIVT announced results of their research into cholestatic drug-induced liver injury and the BSEP bile acid transporter, according to a press…

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Multimorbidity most significant risk factor for polypharmacy in older patients

August 15, 2018
Patients aged 75 to 85 years with more than eight diagnosed diseases or conditions were at the highest risk for polypharmacy, according to findings…

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Expert strategy identifies etiology in indeterminate acute liver failure cases

July 12, 2018
Researchers were able to establish an etiologic diagnosis among nearly 50% of patients with previously indeterminate etiology of acute liver failure…

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Healio live from EASL’s 2018 International Liver Congress

April 11, 2018
PARIS — Beginning Wednesday, April 11, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease will provide live coverage from the International Liver…

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Surprising number of common medications impact the gut microbiome

March 23, 2018
A study of more than 1,000 medications spanning all therapeutic classes showed that one in four non-antibiotic drugs inhibited the growth of at least…

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Drug-induced liver injury outcomes similar despite heavy alcohol consumption

January 9, 2018
Anabolic steroids were the most common cause of drug-induced liver injury among patients with heavy alcohol consumption, according to a recently…

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Acetaminophen-induced liver injury, failure more common in women

December 13, 2017
Acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury and failure are more common in women than men, according to recently published data. Women also have greater…

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VIDEO: Physicians must directly discuss complementary medications

November 16, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from Advances in IBD 2017, Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, FACG, from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center…

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Early increased vitamin E intake linked to liver health later in childhood

November 13, 2017
Alanine aminostransferase maintained better levels at mid-childhood when children took in a higher amount of the alpha-tocopherol isoform of vitamin…

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Healio to provide live coverage of The Liver Meeting 2017

October 21, 2017
WASHINGTON — Beginning Friday, October 20, Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease will provide live coverage from the The Liver Meeting…

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Toxin, drug-induced hepatitis increasing in south, western US

October 19, 2017
Hospital discharges for toxin and drug-induced hepatitis increased significantly between 2001 and 2011 in the U.S., particularly in the south and the…

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Noninvasive test monitors fibrosis in methotrexate-treated psoriasis

August 23, 2017
The novel, noninvasive NASH FibroSure test may have utility in monitoring fibrosis risk in patients

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Ibuprofen most frequent drug-induced liver injury agent in Spain

August 10, 2017
Ibuprofen is one of the most frequent causative agents listed in the Spanish and Latin-American registries of the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network…

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Drug-induced liver injury more severe in African-Americans than whites

August 7, 2017
Comparative data from the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network Prospective Study showed that the most common drug-induced liver injury causative agents…

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