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VIDEO: Improving, upcoming NAFLD options give patients ‘so much hope’

November 18, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Rosemary Wickowski, co-founder and chief operating officer of the Fatty Liver…
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VIDEO: Fatty Liver Foundation recruits self-selected population for NAFLD screening

November 18, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Wayne Eskridge, founder and CEO of the Fatty Liver Foundation, discusses the…
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Improving frailty in patients with cirrhosis listed for LT reduces mortality

November 15, 2019
BOSTON — Improvements in frailty among patients with cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation lowered the risk for mortality regardless of…
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Reduce your 2019 tax bill before year's end

November 14, 2019
Many physicians have just filed their 2018 tax returns – if they filed on extension – but it is already time to take steps to reduce the…
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FDA warns Dollar Tree regarding ‘potentially unsafe’ drugs

November 14, 2019
The FDA has sent a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, for receiving over-the-counter drugs made by…
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‘Building bridges’ between PCPs, liver specialists for HCV led to 100% cure

November 14, 2019
BOSTON — The Hepatitis C Leaders in Primary Care program, or HELP-C, engaged primary care physicians to successfully screen and treat veterans…
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‘Stop and think’ each time you use social media professionally

November 14, 2019
ATLANTA — Because social media guidelines at the institution, practice setting and professional organizations are often vague or open to…
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VIDEO: Blood-based panel detects early-stage liver cancer

November 13, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Naga P. Chalasani, MD, from the Indiana University School of Medicine, discusses…
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‘Quest for better HDV therapy’: triple combination reduces RNA in most

November 13, 2019
BOSTON — Triple combination therapy with lonafarnib, ritonavir, and Lambda for chronic hepatitis D appeared safe and tolerable for up to 6…
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‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…
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Maralixibat reduces pruritus, xanthoma in children with Alagille syndrome

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — Maralixibat demonstrated durable control of serum bactericidal antibody, pruritus, and xanthoma in children with Alagille syndrome…
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MSDC-0602K improves liver enzymes, glycemic control in NASH with diabetes

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — Treatment with MSDC-0602K safely produced positive effects on glycemic control along with consistent improvement in liver enzymes and…
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Novel SGLT1/2 inhibitor safe, tolerable in NASH

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — Patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis treated with licogliflozin experienced dose-dependent improvement in alanine…
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Fatty liver disease unaffected by bariatric surgery type

November 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Liver fat volume can be reduced by bariatric surgery regardless of procedure type, although some liver enzymes may be affected…
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Terlipressin demonstrates ‘major advance’ in hepatorenal syndrome treatment

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Arun Sanyal, MD, professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University…
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VIDEO: Novel therapy safe, effective in acute, severe alcoholic hepatitis

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Tarek Hassanein, MD, FAASLD, professor of medicine at UC San Diego Health and…
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VIDEO: Surface antigen loss in HBV/HIV coinfection similar to HBV alone

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Douglas T. Dieterich, MD, director of the Institute for Liver Medicine at the…
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New HCV infection less common in MSM initiating PrEP

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — New incidences of hepatitis C virus infection among men who have sex with men, or MSM, who are actively using pre-exposure prophylaxis…
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VIDEO: Shorter duration Mavyret safe, effective in all HCV genotypes

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Robert S. Brown Jr., MD, MPH, of Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses the…
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Selonsertib misses endpoint, provides future trial design insight

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — While selonsertib did not demonstrate efficacy as a monotherapy in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related advanced…
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