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Donna Cryer advocates for many liver-related conditions as founder and CEO of the Global Liver Institute.
Personal struggles with liver disease led Donna Cryer to advocacy.
Currently, there are no pharmacological treatments for liver fibrosis related to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
Experimental therapy led to weight loss and improved biomarkers of liver health.
Hepatitis B and C, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and alcohol-related liver disease are the main causes of liver cancer and cirrhosis.
The treatment improved ALT liver enzymes, fat accumulation in the liver, insulin resistance and blood lipid levels.
The new, minimally invasive outpatient procedure targets a part of the small intestine that plays a key role in diabetes.
Well-tolerated insulin sensitizer may play a role in the treatment of fatty liver disease.
Initial 12-week results of a 48-week treatment period showed the drug led to a significant decline in weight and liver enzymes.
Nevertheless, researchers are hoping to learn more from the study of the caspase inhibitor among people with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
Drugs that have a favorable effect on biomarkers may still play a role in combination therapy, however.
The tool relies on 14 clinical variables, such as liver enzymes, body mass index, triglycerides, height and sex.
This could provide a safer, simpler alternative to the invasive surgical biopsies used to diagnosis liver disease.
The injectable hormone was approved to treat excess abdominal fat in those with antiretroviral-associated lipodystrophy.
This conference is for people who have a broad knowledge on and interest about NASH, NAFLD, steatohepatitis and fatty liver
Rising rates of obesity are fueling the epidemic.
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