Liver Disease News

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Flying and Your Health

What's the actual risk of catching the flu from a sick passenger on a plane?

3/21/2018
Red Meat and Your Health

Eating a lot of red meat may increase your risk of liver disease, study finds.

3/20/2018
3/12/2018
1/22/2018
11/2/2017
10/20/2017
Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

10/6/2017
Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men

Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

7/19/2017
Researchers Grow Functioning Liver Tissue in Mice

If successful in people, it could ease shortage of transplant organs, MIT scientist says

6/13/2017
Can Coffee, Tea Protect the Liver From 'Western' Diet?

These beverages may help guard against fatty liver disease, early research suggests

6/1/2017
Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California

Foraging by novices tied to 3 people needing liver transplants and permanent brain damage in a child

6/1/2017
New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment

3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials

5/12/2017
New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC

Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say

3/22/2017
Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

3/8/2017
Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds

1/24/2017
Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds

Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

1/24/2017
Saturated Fat and Liver Function

Can a single meal high in saturated fat injure your liver?

8/11/2016
Would Weaker Beer Help Reduce Alcohol's Harms?

Researchers say drinkers wouldn't notice if alcohol content were reduced, but benefits to health and safety could be big

7/19/2016
Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

6/28/2016
Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C

Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

6/16/2016
Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later

Study found risk increased as weight went up

5/31/2016
Ocaliva Approved for Rare Liver Disease

Primary biliary cholangitis causes inflamed bile ducts

5/25/2016
Hepatitis C Patients More Likely to Drink, Study Finds

And researchers say alcohol can worsen the chronic liver condition

4/14/2016
Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver Transplants

If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

4/14/2016
Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplants May Work Well for Those With the Virus

Findings might help reduce organ waiting list, researchers say

4/11/2016
Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts

Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

4/4/2016
More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure

Better diagnosis and care may be behind the trend, experts say

3/30/2016
3/9/2016
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall

But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

2/5/2016
Many Donor Livers for Sickest Patients Rejected, Study Finds

Just over one-third of the organs are accepted for those most in need

1/29/2016
Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C

Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

1/25/2016
Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription Painkillers

They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

12/30/2015
Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse Study

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

12/23/2015
Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease

People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say