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…

In the JournalsPerspective

Foreign-born women in US less likely to be vaccinated against HBV

June 6, 2018
Foreign-born women of reproductive age living in the United States reported significantly lower rates of hepatitis B virus screening and vaccination…

FDA News

FDA approves new design, labeling for Pentax duodenoscopes

February 7, 2018
The FDA has issued an update to its safety communication regarding the risk for infection associated with the design of the Pentax ED-3490TK…

BiomX acquires RondinX to expand microbiome targets for IBD, liver disease

December 22, 2017
BiomX recently announced the acquisition of RondinX to expand the company’s pipeline with novel microbial targets for the treatment of liver…

Cover Story

HBV: An underprioritized public health threat

Infectious Disease News, December 2017
Viral hepatitis kills thousands of people each year in the United States and causes more deaths worldwide than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. Yet…

Meeting News

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…

Meeting News

Minimal immunosuppression recommended in transplant setting

April 20, 2017
AMSTERDAM — Understanding the impacts of fibrosis, drug–drug interactions with direct-acting antiviral therapies, and the pitfalls of…

In the Journals

Most immune globulin products ineffective for hepatitis A prophylaxis

January 10, 2017
A recent letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine reports two of nine human immune globulin products tested for hepatitis A prophylaxis efficacy

In the Journals

Permanent drug withdrawal observed in patients with autoimmune hepatitis

March 28, 2014
Permanent drug withdrawal was an achievable treatment-free outcome and varied widely for patients with autoimmune hepatitis, according to a…

Industry News

Hepatology group urges UK’s health service to combat rise in liver disease

March 26, 2014
Members of the All-Party Parliamentary Hepatology Group have asked the National Health Service in the United Kingdom to show more concern about the…

In the Journals

Chronic kidney disease led to poor response to HBV vaccine

February 18, 2014
Hemodialysis patients with chronic kidney disease produce inferior immune responses to hepatitis B vaccine, with 41% of dialysis patients classified…

In the Journals

Acute renal failure predicts mortality in cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

June 20, 2012
Acute renal failure better determined mortality rates in patients with cirrhosis and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis than renal impairment and…

Meeting News Coverage

Mediterranean diet improves liver health independent of weight loss

November 7, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO — A diet high in omega-3 fatty acids improved liver health in subjects with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a…

The Liver Meeting

November 8, 2019 - November 12, 2019