Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTResearchers find that mice low in CPEB4 protein develop fatty liver as they age and that the protein plays a key role in the liver's stress response.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBilirubin is produced when red blood cells break down. Learn about tests to measure bilirubin and what happens to the body when bilirubin levels are high.
Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAntioxidants may prevent against chronic illnesses. A new study suggests that a common antioxidant protects against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers of the TGF-beta and Cancer group of Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), in collaboration with King's College London, have unveiled the role of NADPH oxidase NOX4 as an...
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTAre you thinking about cutting back on the liquor in 2017? We look at the effects of drinking and how reducing alcohol intake can benefit health.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA study of unprecedented scale has led researchers to identify four previously unknown genetic risk locations for primary sclerosing cholangitis, a liver disease that lacks effective medical...
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of South Carolina, Duke University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Metabolon Inc.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTUse of syringe services programs (SSPs) has increased substantially during the past decade, but most people who inject drugs still don't always use sterile needles, according to a new CDC Vital...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTNon-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a potentially serious liver condition characterized by excess fat in the liver associated with inflammation and scarring.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTSince 1980, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, has nearly tripled, and obesity related liver disease is one of the driving forces behind the increasing...
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTProactive outreach to cirrhosis patients in a safety net health system successfully doubled their screening rates for liver cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe virus that causes hepatitis C protects itself by blocking signals that call up immune defenses in liver cells, according to University of Washington researchers and colleagues reporting in...
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA virus that causes childhood coughs and colds could help in the fight against primary liver cancer, according to a study.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat is alcoholic hepatitis? Learn about the causes, how it is diagnosed, and prevention. Also learn about alcohol's effect on the liver.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new case report describes a man who developed acute hepatitis, most likely from consuming too many energy drinks. This is the second case of its kind.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers have found that many teens and young adults with chronic liver conditions suffer from depression and anxiety, which can have considerable impacts on their emotional and physical health.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new analysis reveals unacceptable mortality rates in young US children with chronic liver disease while they are on transplant waiting lists as well as after transplantation.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers have been trying for decades to develop a vaccine against the globally endemic hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is associated with an increased risk for non-Hodgkin's...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PSTScientists discover the hormone IGF-I limits the fibrosis associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis - a progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTLiver cancer is an uncommon but serious condition. Breaking research shows that BMI, waist circumference, and diabetes are risk factors for the disease.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München and Technische Universität München have developed a 'smart' drug that safely clears the liver of fat and prevents blood vessels from clogging up.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTInternational partnership unravels the mechanism by which Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) reprograms human metabolism, and identifies new pathways of anti-viral resistanceViral infection is one of...
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists have identified a molecule that drives the development of bile duct cancer.The research in mice sheds new light on what triggers the disease and how the illness progresses.