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NAFLD is the leading indicator of mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma.
A fifth of the worldwide population with fatty liver disease consists of lean people.
Exercising for a longer period of time was especially linked to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular conditions.
However, people with cirrhosis alone were as likely to die as those with both cirrhosis and COVID-19.
Cancer mortality fell by 29% between 1991 and 2017, largely driven by a decline in lung cancer deaths.
HCV-related mortality in the country fell by more than 16 percent over the past two years.
Cancer mortality declined by 27 percent over the past 25 years.
Liver cancer rates and deaths have doubled in the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom.
What will it take to change the course of hepatitis C screening, treatment and elimination? Information that is hard to ignore.
Advocates say many countries, including the Unites States, are not making global elimination a political priority.
Alcohol use, smoking and unhealthy diets contribute to mortality risk in HCV-positive patients as much as the virus itself.
A large study shows that hepatitis C treatment is associated with increased mortality.
This disparity is driven by heavy drinking or injection drug use, an indication that changing such behaviors may save lives.
CDC researchers say this is the first time mortality rates have gone up in the United States for more than two decades.
Hepatitis C doesn’t have the greatest impact on mortality unless it occurs in conjunction with other severe diseases, such as HIV, cancer or c...
For people with hepatitis C, as few as two drinks a day can significantly raise the risk of death, in particular from liver disease.
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