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Better treatments for hepatitis B and C and a lack of such advances for fatty liver or alcoholic liver disease are driving outcomes.
But experts advise caution, as the drug may worsen other liver diseases, including viral hepatitis.
From fatty liver disease to cirrhosis to alcoholic hepatitis—here’s what you need to know.
The biggest increases in alcohol-related deaths are among middle-aged women, according to a new study.
Alcohol-related liver disease is now the main reason for liver transplantation in the United States. The reasons for this are fascinating.
NPR’s “Fresh Air” recently interviewed Joshua Mezrich, MD, about what it’s like to save lives as a transplant surgeon.
The greatest increase was among 50- to 69-year-olds.
Ending the week with summaries of research from the 2018 Liver Meeting. I cover hepatitis B vaccination, diet and alcoholic liver disease.
A recent study in BMJ asks: Why do so many young people have unhealthy drinking habits?
Latinos are less likely to receive lifesaving surgeries, while Blacks are more likely to die posttransplant, according to a new study.
Observing Alcohol Awareness Month with a look at alcoholic liver disease and drinking.
This finding is specific to those who do not have liver cancer.
This finding calls into question the importance of the one differentiation between alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Debra Selkirk lost her husband to ALD. Now, she’s fighting against the required six-month-sobriety waiting period she claims killed him.
Researchers also found that disease severity is worse for those with alcoholic cirrhosis compared with those with nonalcoholic cirrhosis.
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